12 March 2020 Bargaining Begins for a New Graduate Student Employee Collective Agreement The bargaining team for Graduate Student Employees, PSAC Local 40004, met with representatives of the University of Saskatchewan March 11-12 to begin the process of negotiating a new collective agreement. The team can report that it made modest progress during this first bargaining session … Continue reading PSAC Local 40004 Bargaining Update
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PSAC Statement on Tuition Increase
February 14th, 2020 Statement on Proposed Tuition Increase Executive, PSAC Local 40004 We are deeply concerned by the proposed tuition fee increase put forward by the interim Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Post-Doctoral Fellows. The report proposes a ten percent increase per year for five years for domestic students with … Continue reading PSAC Statement on Tuition Increase
Graduate Students Bargaining Update November 2019 The union bargaining team met on November 6th to review and discuss member input gathered from our recent survey on working conditions among U of S TAs, RAs, and SAs. Based on those survey results, your team has generated the following items in its unranked mandate for bargaining: Strengthen harassment and discrimination … Continue reading
Meet Your Union at the GSA Orientation
We are excited to be part of the GSA's Fall Orientation. September 4th from 5 - 8 pm in BIOL 106 followed by a BBQ in the Bowl. Come out to hear what it means to you as a graduate student working as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or student assistant to be part of … Continue reading Meet Your Union at the GSA Orientation
Labour Day BBQ
Your Union at TA Success Day
We are excited to be part of the TA Success Day on Sept. 6, 2019 offered by the Gwenna Moss Centre! This is a great opportunity to learn more about being a Teaching Assistant. If you want to know more about what it means to be part of the union as a graduate student worker … Continue reading Your Union at TA Success Day
Annual General Meeting – March 21st
Our Annual General Meeting for PSAC Local 40004 will be held on March 21st at 4:30pm in Arts 146. A meal will be provided. The meeting is open to all PSAC Local 40004 members. we encourage all postdoctoral fellows, graduate student workers and veterinary residents and interns to attend so that you can find out … Continue reading Annual General Meeting – March 21st
Postdocs! Your new PDF Contract – highlights, and Q & A sessions
Hi all! As per our brief email last week, the Arbitrator awarded our final contract and as of last Wednesday, it is officially in effect. It has been a long road to get here, and this is a big cause for celebration!! Attached to this post you will find a PDF contract information kit, including a short … Continue reading Postdocs! Your new PDF Contract – highlights, and Q & A sessions
Your union is celebrating you, the members of the Union of Graduate and Postdoctoral Workers at the University of Saskatchewan, as part of Orientation Week. For new members and returning members we cordially invite you to.... • FREE BBQ! • Outside of the GSA Building (1337 College Dr) • September 7th from 4:00 - 6:00 … Continue reading Welcome BBQ
All Union Pancake Breakfast!
In conjunction with the other unions on campus, PSAC Local 40004 is pleased to invite you to.... • FREE Pancake Breakfast!! • In the Bowl • September 6th from 7:30 - 10:00 am All are welcome! Gluten free pancakes will be available for those with dietary restrictions.
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