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Total Rewards for Operations and Maintenance (Unifor Local 5555, Unit 5)

Operations and Maintenance employees ensure that the University facilities are well-cared for and adequate to support the University’s operations. These employees possess a broad understanding of many technical aspects and a working knowledge of many different machines and equipment. Operations and Maintenance employees are represented by Unifor Local 5555, Unit 5.


Compensation is detailed in the Unifor, Unit 5 Collective Agreement.

Collective Agreement – Unifor Local 5555, Unit 5

Unifor Local 5555 Unit 5 Collective Agreement 2021 for Operations & Maintenance | PDF


Operations and Maintenance Benefits Booklet

Benefit Booklet for Active Operations and Maintenance, effective May 1, 2017 | PDF

Employee Extended Health and Dental Co-Pay Rates

Details of the Employee Extended Health and Dental Co-Pay rates | PDF

Retirement Plans

Highlights of the McMaster Hourly Pension Plan

Document that outlines the highlights of the McMaster Hourly Pension Plan. | PDF

How to Read your 2020 Annual Pension Statement – Hourly Plan

Document that is intended to help employees understand their annual pension statement (Hourly Plan). | PDF

Highlights of the McMaster University Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) Members of Operations and Maintenance

Document that outlines the highlights of the Group RRSP for Operations and Maintenance Members. | PDF

Learning and Development