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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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Aug 25, 2016

PSAC 555 Supports PSAC 901

PSAC Local 555 stands in solidarity with PSAC Local 901- Queen’s University Post-Doctoral Fellows- in their fight for a fair increase in their base salary‎ and yearly wage increases.  As Academic Workers we admire PSAC Local 901’s strength, in fighting...

Jun 06, 2016

PSAC DCL555 Welcomes the new 2016-2017 Executive!!

PSAC DCL 555 Welcomes the 2016-2017 Executive!!! President Elect and then President from Sept 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017: Sarah Vollmer Vice President, TA/RA: Ashkan Kiani Vice President, Sessionals: Jim Bird Vice President, Post Docs: Nasim Moallemi Chief Steward, TA/RA: Zeinab JoudakiChief...

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