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 29, 2019

    Special General Membership Meeting: February 4th, 5 – 7 pm, RCB 6125

    At the January GM, the TSSU membership requested a Special General Membership Meeting (SGM) to allow for an in-depth discussion of the collective bargaining proposals prepared by the Contract Committee. The SGM will be held on Monday, February 4th, from 5:00 – 7:00 pm in RCB 6125 on the Burnaby campus. As a direct democratic organization, TSSU will only bargain for Collective Agreement language that has been approved by the membership. All TSSU members are encouraged to attend, as the decisions made about the proposals will form the basis of our collective bargaining platform as we fight for a new, better Collective Agreement this year. As always, dinner will be provided, and we have a Meeting Childcare Subsidy to help

    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

    August 7, 2018

    Contract Wins: The Story of the TSSU Childcare Fund

    Today’s topic is an important one for many of the TSSU’s members: childcare support.  Many of the TSSU’s members also have families, and the TSSU has bargained for a specific fund set up to help mitigate the cost of childcare for its members which was funded by a forgone wage increase.  This fund is available for all members with children under the age of 13, with a tiered system which disperses a set rate to members each semester based on their child’s age and whether they are currently employed in a TSSU position.  The application for this fund is easily accessible on the TSSU’s website, and only takes a few minutes to complete. But it wasn’t always this way- prior


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