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CUPE Local 3906, Unit 3 (PDFs)

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 3906, Unit 3, represents Postdoctoral Fellows at McMaster University.


* See Article 12.01 of the Collective Agreement for exceptions from the bargaining unit.

Related Documents and Information


Collective Agreement – CUPE Unit 3

CUPE 3906, Unit 3 (PDF) Collective Agreement (2023-2027)


PDF Referral or Direct Contact Form (Article 16.01)

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Referral or Direct Contact


Statutory Leaves of Absence (ESA) – CUPE Unit 3

This document is for information purposes only. In the case of any conflict between this document and the Employment Standards Act, 2000, S.O. 2000, C. 41 as amended, the legislation will govern.


Averaging Hours of Work Approval – Postdoctoral Fellow

Approval letter from the Ministry of Labour for Averaging Hours of Work for Overtime Pay Purposes - Postdoctoral Fellow


Excess Hours of Work Approval – CUPE Unit 3

Approval letter from the Ministry of Labour for Excess Weekly Hours of Work - Postdoctoral Fellows

Notice of Postdoctoral Salary Ranges

The following information is posted in accordance with Article 17.03(a) of the CUPE 3906, Unit 3 Collective Agreement for Postdoctoral Fellows, which states that:

The parties recognize that, from all combined sources including internal and external sources, the annualized stipends/salaries for employees fall within a range. Based on the payroll information available, the Employer will, as at January 1st and July 1st of each calendar year, post a Notice of Postdoctoral Salary Ranges, overall and by sex, stating the then current 20th percentile, 50th percentile and 80th percentile of Postdoctoral Fellowship salaries/stipends.

Percentile Male Female Total
20th 45,000 43,000 45,000
50th 50,500 51,394 50,500
80th 60,000 60,000 60,000

Last Updated: February 3, 2021