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First, the province has asked universities, schools and crown groups to find, among other publicly funded institutions, ways to reduce staff costs by up to 30%. The request was strongly rejected by the workers` groups. A 14-storey apartment complex, planned on land adjacent to the University of Manitoba campus, is expected to exceed 200 units for… In a press release, UMFA President Michael Shaw said, “Prime Minister [Brian] Pallister and his government continue to interfere in collective bargaining.” While the University and Faculty Association finally ratified a four-year collective agreement that did not include a pay increase in the first year, followed by 0.75 percent and one percent increase for the second and third years, both parties agreed to renegotiate the four-year salary of the contract for the fourth year. Below are the latest updates and news of collective bargaining between the University of Manitoba and the University Association of Faculties of Manitoba (UMFA). This story was updated on November 21. The Association of University Faculties of Manitoba (UMFA) has ratified the University of Manitoba`s latest offer. The agreement is now final and classes continue as usual. Previous Updates The ASP – a provincial law passed in 2017 – imposed a two-year wage freeze on public service employees when its existing collective agreements expired. It was declared unconstitutional last June. Despite UMFA`s demands for binding conciliation by third parties, an agreement was reached through mediation on Sunday.