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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

Nov 30, 2016

December 2016 PSAC555 Communication Email

Hello PSAC Local 555 Family and Friends:   The Winter General Meeting and Holiday Feast has been scheduled, for Dec 16th, 2016.  You must RSVP for the dinner by December 8th, or you will have to buy your tickets at...

Nov 24, 2016

PSAC555 Stands in solidarity with PSAC501

PSAC Local 555 stands in solidarity with PSAC Local 501- Blue Water Bridge - in their fight for fair bargaining and no concessions on their benefits, pensions, maternity & parental leave, hours of work and scheduling. We admire and support...

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