Monthly Archives: August 2011

PSAC Kingston Union Education Schedule Fall 2011

PSAC, the union of which we are a part, regularly puts on weekend union-training courses at the PSAC Kingston Regional Office. The Talking Union Basics (TUB) course is a great way to learn more about the structure of PSAC and PSAC’s … Continue reading

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QUFA appreciates PSAC local 901!

QUFA would like to thank you and your colleagues for your ongoing support! Please join us on Thursday September 1 anytime between 4:00 and 7:30 pm at the Mansion (506 Princess St).  Look for the QUFA sign on the patio (rain location: inside) Complimentary … Continue reading

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OPIRG AGM: Thursday 25 August, 5pm, Grey House

A message from the Ontario Public Research Interest Group (OPIRG) Kingston: Thursday, August 25, is OPIRG’s AGM at the Grey House at 5pm. This looks to be an exciting year for OPIRG as it welcomes and continues to seek new … Continue reading

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QUFA Tentative Agreement Reached

A tentative agreement has been reached between QUFA and Queen’s University.  Please click on the link below for more information: http://qufa.ca/jobaction/2011/08/15/urgent-tentative-agreement-reached/

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Why Young People Should Care About Pensions

It can be hard to care about pensions if you are not paying into one.  If you are in your twenties or thirties, issues regarding pensions may seem as relevant to you as having great grand kids.  However, pension reforms … Continue reading

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Better Understanding Your Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow Forms (TAF/TFF)

Christo Aivalis, Chief Steward, PSAC 901 chiefsteward@psac901.org Starting in the fall term, all TA and TF contracts across the university will have to be negotiated using the Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow Forms, which can be found electronically in  Excel … Continue reading

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‘University at Union’ blog

Check out this blog ‘University at Union’ on fairness at work, content provided by Queen’s students and alumni in solidarity with QUFA. Join the discussion today! http://universityatunion.wordpress.com/about/

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