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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

Mar 28, 2017

PSAC DCL 901 RA Campaign

March 27, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Research Assistants at Queen’s University gain rights to unionize Kingston – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 901 is pleased to announce that effective February 16, 2017, Research Assistants at Queen’s University...

Mar 21, 2017

PSAC Ontario Racially Visible Conference

 Greetings Sisters and Brothers, The PSAC Ontario region was honoured to host the first regional Racially Visible Conference last year, which provided the framework for regional Racially Visible conferences across the country. The theme for...

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