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UWOSA is an independent union representing approximately 860 administrative and technical staff at the University of Western Ontario. Our members work in every area of the University in a wide variety of roles. We are Academic Counselling Assistants, Admissions Coordinators, Animal Care Technicians, Booth Attendants, Computer Specialists, Dental Assistants, Drivers, Events Coordinators, Faculty Affairs Assistants, Graduate Coordinators, Horticultural Technicians, Laboratory Supervisors, Library Assistants, OSAP Coordinators, Prospect Researchers, Research Assistants, Residence Clerks, Schedulers, Secretaries, Storeskeepers, Technical Supervisors and Undergraduate Assistants (and so much more).

July 28, 2017: Message from the Negotiations Team

July 28, 2017

Fellow UWOSA Members:

Please visit our UWOSA website, www.uwosa.ca, under the Member Area “Negotiations Information” for an update.

In solidarity,
UWOSA Negotiations Team

July 17, 2017 Member Info Request Reminder

Fellow UWOSA Members:

If you have not already done so, please visit our UWOSA website, www.uwosa.ca, under the Member Area "Strike Preparedness Information" for an important request for information.

In Solidarity,
Lori Johnson, Chair
Strike Preparedness Committee

Welcome Olga Sauer, UWOSA's Business Manager

Join us in welcoming Olga Sauer as UWOSA's new Business Manager. Olga began in the UWOSA office on July 3, 2017. Some of you may know Olga if you work with graduate students, as Olga had previously worked in the SOGS office for the past 14 years. Olga understands a union cycle and has been a UWOSA member in Computer Science, Chemistry, Internal Medicine, Robarts, and Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation.

"I look forward to working for UWOSA and with the Executive, Steward Council, all the committees and the UWOSA members," Olga said when asked about her new role.

Thank you to the Selection Committee: Lori Johnson, Maureen O'Connell, Shilesh Nene, Heather Guizzetti, and Jackie Windsor who chose the external human resources consulting firm and also to Lori Johnson who sat on the interview panel for all of the candidates.

The Executive Committee thanks all of you for your patience and understanding over the past year and a half as we worked through this process.

In Solidarity,
Meg Perinpanayagam
Acting President

July 7, 2017 Negotiations Update

July 7, 2017

Fellow UWOSA Members:
Please visit our UWOSA website, www.uwosa.ca, under the Member Area "Strike Preparedness Information" for an important request for information.

In Solidarity,
Lori Johnson, Chair
Strike Preparedness Committee

Negotiations Update

June 29, 2017

Fellow UWOSA Members:

Please visit our UWOSA website, www.uwosa.ca, under the Member Area “Negotiations Information” for an update.

In solidarity,
UWOSA Negotiations Team

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