The TSSU Contact Committee has designed a survey to obtain feedback for the next round of bargaining. The survey is available online and all TSSU members should have received an email on May 31, 2018 with a link to the survey. The survey closes on June 30th, 2018.

If you have not received a email link

You are likely missing from our membership list. Please email and we will add you, typically within 1 business day.

Access in other languages

TSSU is currently working on translations to the following languages:

  • Farsi

If you would prefer to complete the survey in that language and did not previously receive the link, please email us at to obtain it.

If you have other questions

Please email

Some Bargaining FAQs

We’re bargaining again?

Our last round of bargaining finished in November 2015 with an arbitration hearing where TSSU won substantial improvements in rights for sessional instructors, TAs and TMs. That Collective Agreement expires on April 30, 2019. We want to obtain feedback from members now so

Who is on the Contract Committee?

The Contract Committee composition was decided by the membership at the general membership meeting in January 2018. Following that members were nominated and ratified to the committee at following general meetings. As our membership has a lot of turnover spots do become available on the committee. If you are interested in joining, please email Contract Committee meetings are open to all TSSU members and times and locations are put on the TSSU public calendar.

The composition of the committee is:

  • Chief Steward I
  • One Steward
  • One Executive Member
  • Two Sessional Instructors
  • One General Member
  • One Tutor Marker
  • Up to 4 ELC/ITP Instructors

Where can I find out more information about the ins and outs of bargaining?

We have an handy rundown of various Collective Agreement terminology on our bargaining website.