Update Oct. 11, 1:30 p.m.
Negotiators with the Professional Employees Association (PEA) and the University of Victoria have reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract.
The deal includes an across-the-board wage increase for PEA members of 2 per cent retroactive to July 1, 2012 and a further 2 per cent on July 1, 2013.
The agreement is now subject to ratification by both parties over the coming weeks.
The PEA represents approximately 850 administrative and academic professionals at the university.
These employees work as counsellors, instructors, system analysts, fundraisers, scientific technicians, engineers, advisers and more.
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