Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC)


TRAC is local of PSAC labour union representing TAs and RAs at Concordia University.  As a labour union, the main function of TRAC is to negotiate working conditions and pay rates, and to defend the labour rights of TRAC members under the Collective Agreement. In support of these core functions, TRAC engages in research about our members’ working conditions and working conditions of people similarly employed; communicates information to members regarding their working conditions and other employment related matters; mobilizes members to engender solidarity and community; and provides advocacy and grievance services to members whose rights have not been respected by the employer.

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Being a student worker can be weird and confusing! A university is a unique workplace that requires a particular set of skills to navigate.
 
In this workshop, you will learn the ins and outs of being a teaching/research assistant - how to maintain a good work-life balance and a strong and respectful relationship with your supervisor; how to ensure you’re not overworked and have good limits on your time; what to know about your rights and responsibilities as a TA/RA and where you can turn if problems arise. This workshop will overview common issues that TAs/RAs encounter and discuss how to address them.
  • 17 May
  • 10:00 - 12:00
  • Online