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Unit 3 Collective Agreement – 2014-2017

The Unit 3 Collective Agreement, which governs the terms and conditions of your work as as Sessional Instructor, Writing Instructor, Music Professional or Sessional Instructional Assistant (SIA) at UofT.  SLs, please note that the job security commitment for SLIIIs, which used to be Article 31, is now covered in Article 14.18.

Unit 3 Member Manual

A brochure from CUPE 3902 that highlights your rights, benefits, and how the union operates.  A version of this should accompany your letter of offer; it is possible you are receiving an outdated letter, however (as a result of an unresolved dispute between the Union and the Employer) so please do open this one!

Grievance Guide

A pamphlet demystifying the grievance process for Teaching Assistants and Sessional Lecturers at UofT. If you have a work-related problem please read the pamphlet and contact us.

Employment Insurance Guide

A pamphlet to provide information on Employment Insurance (eligibility, how it works, etc.). NOTE: 2016-2017 guide coming soon!

Guide on Workplace Harassment

This guide outlines what is harassment, and how the Local can help you if you are harassed at work.

Guide to Advancement

A guide to provide a summary of everything you should know about Advancement… and shouldn’t be afraid to ask

Still need more details about how best to prepare for advancement? Click here for some tips courtesy of your union!