PSAC555 Summer Communication Newsletter

Hi PSAC555 Members

I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful weather.

Contents of this email:

  • Pizza events in the Commons
  • Union Education
  • Committee events and updates
  • JHSC Worker Representative Positions 
  • PSAC555 Union Office Hours

Pizza in the Commons:

We are eager to meet everyone- so will be having some pizza days for our members this summer on:

July 20, 2022- Pizza in the Commons 11-1 pm

August 10, 2022- Pizza in the Commons 11-1 pm

Sign up for Online Union education happening on August 2nd.

Talking Union Basics (TUB)

Introduces members to the PSAC and prepares them for more advanced union education. It provides a historical and structural overview of the union, introduces participants to the collective agreement and, gives them a chance for hands-on practice in problem-solving.

Introduction for Local Officers Training

Gives Local Officers essential knowledge for upholding their Local responsibilities and building a strong union. Participants learn:

  • How an effective Local functions;
  • Roles and responsibilities of the Local Executive;
  • How Executives can work well as a team, engage members, and
  • Deal effectively with management.

These courses are the prerequisites for other Union courses that will be offered throughout the year.  Please register by sending an email to


Committee meetings and updates:

Communication Committee Meeting on July 14, 2022 @ 4:30pm:

Here is the link: Communication Committee Meeting

Bargaining Mobilization Committee July 20 @ 11 am and Aug 10 @11 am:

They are giving more information on this committee and doing sign-ups at the Pizza events.

Faculty Steward Network:

Are you interested in being a faculty steward?  It is a great opportunity to find out more about Union work and help your faculty community members resolve any issue.

Please let us know if you would like to find out more about this committee

Health and Safety Worker Representatives Required:

There are two openings for a Post Doctoral Fellow Health and Safety Representative for the North and downtown campuses. 

There is one position for a Sessional Instructor Health and Safety Representative for the downtown campus.

These are paid positions.  Please let us know if you are interested, email

PSAC555- Office Hours 

  • UB2037- Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 to 5:00 pm in July and August.
  • The office will be closed the week of July 25th and the week of August 15, 2022.


In solidarity,


Communication Committee.