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, and is available in plain text format by request.