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 


    February 11, 2019

    Statement of Solidarity with CUPE Local 15

    The Solidarity & Social Justice Committee of the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) at Simon Fraser University expresses our support and solidarity with CUPE Local 15 in their strike action at the Vancouver Art Gallery. TSSU represents over 2500 Teaching Assistants, Tutor Markers, Sessional Instructors, and ELC/ITP Instructors. In bargaining with our own employer, we have been faced with many of the same underhanded tactics to build a tiered system that divides co-workers and union members from one another. We applaud CUPE Local 15 for fighting to protect a unified workplace, where all workers, present and future, can be assured of equivalent working conditions in the form of the nine-day fortnight model. It is shameful that after eight months at

    January 23, 2019

    Letter of Solidarity with the Unist’ot’en Camp and the Wet’suwet’en Nation

    January 22, 2019 The Teaching Support Staff Union is an independent, feminist and member-driven union that represents over 2000 teaching assistants, tutor markers, sessional instructors and ELC/ITP instructors at Simon Fraser University. The TSSU membership reaffirms its support of the Unist’ot’en Camp and stands in firm solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation and the movement fighting for Indigenous Sovereignty against encroachments by extractive industries and the Canadian state. We condemn the colonial Canadian state and the RCMP for continuously enabling extractive industries like the Coastal GasLink to insert pipelines on unceded First Nations territory without consent. In northern British Columbia, the Wet’suwet’en stand in the path of the Northern Gateway pipeline. Threatened not only by Northern Gateway, Wet’suwet’en territory is to

    December 8, 2015

    Support letter from GSS

    TSSU is very happy to receive this public show of support from SFU’s Graduate Student Society. Thank you, GSS!  


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