The UMFA Constitution establishes the Objectives of the Association as:
• To promote the interests of teachers, researchers, and librarians at the University of Manitoba, to advance the standards of their professions, and to improve the quality of higher education in Canada.
• To bargain collectively on behalf of members of the Bargaining Unit as defined by the Manitoba Labour Board.
• To represent all members of the Bargaining Unit in employer-employee relationships with respect to such matters as salaries, pension, working conditions, leaves, promotions, job security, and grievance.
The entire UMFA Constitution is available in the below PDF document.