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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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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...

Feb 28, 2017

March 2017 PSAC 555 Communication Email

Hello PSAC Local 555 Family and Friends:  The Annual PSAC Professional Development Contest is now open. For contest details see http://www.psac555.ca/2017_professional_development_contest On March 14th, at 11 am, in room UA3140, we will be having a getting to know you...

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