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PSAC Local 555 represents all Teaching Assistants (TAs), Research Assistants (RAs), Sessional Faculty (SF) and Post Doctoral Fellows (PDF) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. We are a directly-chartered local of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). Representatives of the local help our members understand and develop their employment relationship with UOIT. Their work often includes negotiating the terms of the TARA and SF collective agreements with the employer, upholding worker rights, pursuing violations of the Collective Agreement, and organizing with other unions to promote the interests of academic workers. We are committed to promoting equity and social justice within Local 555, PSAC, UOIT, and the broader Oshawa community. 

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Latest Updates

Oct 03, 2017

October 2017 Communication Email

Hello PSAC Local 555 Family and Friends:   We have a new Elected PSAC555 Executive for 2017-2018! During our last General Member’s Meeting on September 7th, we elected your new 2017-2018 executive and approved your 2017-2018 budget! Please welcome your...

Aug 01, 2017

August 2017 Communication Email

Hello PSAC Local 555 Family and Friends: On July 17th, 2017 the PSAC TA/RA ratified a three (3) year duration, expiring August 31st, 2019.  Once again here are the highlights: Clarifying language around Appointments and Hours of Work Improved...

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