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  1. July 8, 2022MOA Vote: July 14 - August 2

    Over the past two years, the University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) has hosted several Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) consultation sessions to share the updated MOA with UW staff. We’ve presented to over 500 UW staff attendees so far and have one final session happening over lunch on Tuesday, July 12.  

  2. June 15, 2022Member uses SEG money to present Indigenous films

    Michael R. Clark was one of eight members to be awarded a Staff Enhancement Grant this past December. He used the funds to pursue a personal goal of bringing Indigenous programming to the Grand River Film Festival this Spring, and kindly let us share his report. 

  3. May 18, 2022New! Enhanced benefits for UW staff now available

    Did you know our compassionate care and bereavement leaves have been improved effective May 1, 2022? Your UWSA helped secure these enhanced benefits as part of the current staff compensation agreement through its work on the Provost’s Advisory Committee on Staff Compensation (PACSC).

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The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.

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