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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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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...

Jan 19, 2016

PSAC 555 is Hiring

Good Morning Members of PSAC 555,   We are hiring! If you or anyone you know are passionate about union representation and activism, apply for our Executive Assistant position.   You can find all of the details and apply for...

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