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RA Bargaining Communiqué #2

THE PSAC LOCAL 901 RESEARCH ASSISTANT BARGAINING TEAM REPORT DISCUSSIONS ON THE DEFINITION OF RESEARCH ASSISTANT WORK Greetings Research Assistants, On July 5th, 2018 your elected Bargaining Team met with the Queen’s University Employer Bargaining…

Postdoc Benefits Changes Meeting July 19

Dear Postdocs, As you may know, postdocs at Queen's University are part of the same benefit plan as other full-time employees at Queen's, including faculty and staff. Since January 2016, the University has been conducting…

Unionism on Turtle Island Course

The PSAC Ontario Region is pleased to offer the Unionism on Turtle Island course September 20-23, 2018 in Cornwall, Ontario at the NAV Centre. This course is for PSAC members who: are ready to work…

Call for PSAC Fall School

PSAC Ontario 2018 Fall School is offering members one advanced course from a choice of 3 courses listed below within the context of a School Program that includes a variety of exciting and fun learning activities.  The school…

RA Bargaining Communiqué #1

Greetings Research Assistants, On June 20th, 2018 your elected Bargaining Team met with the Queen’s University Employer Bargaining Team. With the aid of PSAC negotiator Mathieu Brûlé, we had a productive conversation with the employer…

Young Worker Summit 2018

Hello PSAC Ontario Young Worker Activists! Are you interested in meeting other PSAC Ontario young activists and collaborating to shape our union and the broader labour movement?  If so, apply to participate in the PSAC…

Postdoc Summer BBQ June 27, 2018

Join PSAC local 901 for our annual Postdoc Summer BBQ! Meet other Postdocs and their families, have a FREE meal, and soak up the summer. Get to know union representatives, ask questions, and hear about…

PSAC Scholarships

The PSAC Scholarship Program offers 5 scholarships to current PSAC members: three $2,000 National Member Scholarships – Full-Time Studies for PSAC members who will be registered in full-time studies at a recognized post-secondary institution the…

Labour Community Advocate Training

United Way Labour Community Advocate (LCA) Training - This popular two part course is being offered free of charge every Wed evening from 6-9 pm. Location to be determined.  Session Level One May 16thto June 20th2018 The registration…

Retroactive Pay for TAs and TFs

Graduate Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows are entitled to retroactive pay, as outlined in the new Unit 1 Collective Agreement. If you were employed as a Graduate TA or TF on or after September 1,…