Contact UsGeneral: tssu@tssu.caPhone: (778) 782-4735Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130Harbour Centre Office: UM 134 Mailing AddressTeaching Support Staff UnionSimon Fraser University8888 University DriveAQ 5129 / AQ 5130Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 


    January 22, 2019

    Spring 2019 Member Bargaining Retreat

    With bargaining fast approaching for our new Collective Agreement, we’re excited to announce TSSU will be holding a Membership Retreat from Friday, February 15th till Sunday, February 17th at Loon Lake Lodge and Retreat Centre. The weekend is free and all members are eligible to attend! We are also looking for members who cannot attend but wish to sit on the selection committee. The retreat is going to be a full weekend of planning and training, giving members an in-depth view of what we’re bargaining for and how we can build member-driven campaigns to win the Collective Agreement we need. However, space is limited. Any members who wish to attend should write a single-paragraph application explaining: Who you are How you think the retreat will benefit your TSSU activism How you

    September 4, 2018

    TA/TM Day and Social – Friday, September 7th

    This Friday, September 7th will be the 33rd Annual Fall TA/TM Day at the SFU Burnaby campus. Presented in collaboration with the Teaching & Learning Centre, TA/TM Day is a perfect opportunity to learn more about your TA or TM responsibilities, develop your teaching skills, grab a free lunch, and get a handle on the particularities of teaching at SFU. All TA/TM Day sessions are free to TSSU members, and no registration is required. More importantly, all members are entitled to up to 6 hours of paid professional development time per appointment. So make sure to keep track of those TA/TM Day hours! TA/TM Day features 22 different workshops for teachers of every experience level and disciplinary background. TSSU is

    July 20, 2018

    Steward/Member Training – Monday, July 30, 4:30-8:30 pm, SUR 3240

    *Steward/Member Training: Monday, July 30, 4:30 – 8:30 pm, SUR 3240* (corrected room number) To ensure that we are prepared for bargaining, we have planned a training session for stewards and rank-and-file members alike to get the tools they need to organize their departments. Here is a draft agenda for the training: (1) Ice Breaker (15 min) (2) A brief introduction to TSSU’s structure (5 min) (3) What are our goals? What is a steward? What is organizing? (35 min) (4) Common problems in our Collective Agreement (35 min) (5) Chart your workplace (15 min) (6) Food Break! (Dinner provided, 30 min) (7) Overview of last round of bargaining: what we won and what it took. (30 min) (8) Bargaining


Contact Us


Phone: (778) 782-4735

Burnaby Office: AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Harbour Centre Office: UM 134


Mailing Address

Teaching Support Staff Union

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

AQ 5129 / AQ 5130

Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6