Forms

Below are some employment related forms for Teaching Assistants, Tutor-Markers and Sessional Instructors: Time Use Guidelines forms for TAs and TMs, TA Evaluation Forms and Right of First Refusal forms for Sessional Instructors There are also several forms for TSSU volunteers: stipend request forms, childcare subsidy forms, volunteer availability forms and elections nominations forms If […]

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Know your rights!

As soon as you receive an appointment as a Teaching Assistant, Tutor-Marker, Sessional or Language Instructor, you automatically become a member of the TSSU. The TSSU is a labour union that negotiates with the University to establish rules governing your working conditions. These include a number of benefits and protections for you as a worker, […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ for TAs, TMs & Sessional Instructors The following pages outline some of the most common questions and concerns that members have about their rights and responsibilities. This is by no means an exhaustive guide, if you have more questions or need greater clarification, please feel free to contact us for more help. All page […]

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TSSU Committees

Our Union is autonomous and independent; it is not a local of any larger organization. We support other organizations, and we are supported in turn, but we answer to nobody but ourselves. We depend entirely on members (some of the most skilled and capable people in BC) to run our Union. Through our membership, we […]

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The TSSU – Who we are

Certified in 1978, the Teaching Support Staff Union represents teaching assistants (TAs), tutor markers (TMs), sessional instructors (SIs) and language instructors (LIs) at Simon Fraser University. Since December 2004, we also represent the English Language and Culture (ELC) and the Interpretation and Translation Program (ITP). The Union functions as the sole bargaining agent for these […]

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TSSU Executive / Staff / Commissioners

Chief Steward (Salaried Officer): Scott Drake Organizer (Salaried Officer): Sean Carleton Coordinator (Salaried Officer): Soizic Wadge Chair: Rachel Elfenbein Secretary: Emily Gordon Treasurer: Dina Dexter Ex-Officio: vacant Trustee I and Privacy Officer: Titi Zhong Trustee II and Privacy Officer: Saswati Chakladar ______________________________________ Grievance Officer (staff): Karen Dean ______________________________________ Communications Commissioner: Jordan Barnes Education Commissioner: Wyatt […]

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TSSU Contact info

Teaching Support Staff Union Simon Fraser University 8888 University Drive AQ 5129 / 5130 Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6 —- Chief Steward / Organizer / Coordinator: 778.782.4735 Chief Steward, Scott Drake: chief_steward (at) tssu.ca Organizer, Sean Carleton: organizer (at) tssu.ca Coordinator, Soizic Wadge: coordinator (at) tssu.ca Grievance Officer, Karen Dean: 778.782.4695 kdean (at) tssu.ca —- fax: […]

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