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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

Apr 13, 2017

2017 AGM News Alert

Dear PSAC 555 Family and Friends:   This is a friendly reminder that we are having our Annual General Membership Meeting on April 21st , at 1 pm, in UL9.   Please RSVP for the food order here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/annual-general-membership-meeting-agm-tickets-33407807652...

Apr 04, 2017

Support Staff Appreciation Day

On Wednesday, April 5th we are asking people to wear white or blue in support of the support staff at UOIT. We want to show how much we appreciate all the work these individuals do for students and staff alike to...

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