Since 2000, we have also been a voluntarily recognized union and the sole negotiator for our more than 3,200 members under the protection and rules of the British Columbia Labour Relations Code. The UBCFA acts as the negotiator for all faculty members employed at the University of British Columbia and regulates the relationship between faculty members and the university through collective bargaining. In January 2020, the bargaining teams for UBC and the Faculty Association met for a new contract for the period from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2022. A set of information was published for members (available on our bargaining blog) and the collective agreement was ratified by both parties in February 2020. A compendium of the agreement was also published. CUPE 116 | Collective agreement Aquatic Centre The association of faculties celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2020. .