Who is a member of the unit?

You are members of the teaching assistants unit if you do, or have done in the last year, one of the tasks below.

  • In charge of practical work, including laboratory and tutorial classes
  • role: ensure the proper functioning of a group of practical work
  • pay: for the period of practical work and may include work outside class
  • Repetition, including tutoring
  • role: answer students’ questions during practical work
  • pay: for the period of practical work and do not include any work outside class
  • Correction
  • role: correct assignments and exams
  • pay: by time sheets, every hours devoted to correction have to be paid
  • Surveillance of exams
  • role: ensure the smooth running of the exam periods and compliance with rules
  • pay: by time sheets, every hours of attendance in the examination room have to be paid
  • Supervision of the surveillance of exams
  • role: in addition to the surveillance, responsible of an exam room and deliver the examination papers if necessary
  • pay: by time sheets, every hours of attendance in the examination room or delivery have to be paid

Often, teaching assistants perform many of these tasks during a single session.

What is happening now?

  • The current collective agreement has expired on February 12th, 2020. It stays applicable until the next one is signed.

The union is at work for the negociation of a new collective agreement.

  • The bargaining committee revised the articles and clauses of the collective agreement, following the survey sent to members, and completed its analysis of the problems encountered in the application of the first collective agreement.

Who do I contact?

Do you have specific questions on the progress of negotiations? Do you have any concerns, suggestions, recommendations, claims for the committee? You can contact :

Collective agreement

The collective agreement for this unit has been signed on February 13th 2017, and is valid from February 13th 2017 to February 12th 2020.