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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

Sep 05, 2016

PSAC555 TA/RA News Flash

Hello PSAC555 TA & RA’s: Please register and print your ticket for free coffee at Starbucks on September 20th, 2016, between 12:30 and 1:30 pm. http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tara-coffee-hour-tickets-27441832259 Also, we are attaching a work form reference guide, to help you...

Aug 29, 2016

September 2016 Communication Email

Hello PSAC Local 555 Family and Friends:   The PSAC Local 555 Executive would like to welcome all New and Old members to the start of the 2016-2017 Academic Year!   The PSAC Local 555 is your Union: We represent...

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