Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Pension and benefits committee meets

Looking at employee benefits

A UW’s Pension and Benefits Committee meeting was held last week. Our consultant let us know that with the change in Ontario’s government, there might be some consequences to our pension plan. They’ll be monitoring this and will be reporting back. There were three very interesting reports included in the agenda.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

UWSA hosts info sessions on Salary Increases

Understanding staff salary increases

Thank you to members who attended the UWSA information session, “Understanding Salary Increases.”

Date: Thursday, June 21st

Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm

Room: STC 0040   

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waterloo candidates to debate post-secondary education

Candidates Debate: Post-Secondary Education as a Provincial Priority

Local candidates will gather at Wilfrid Laurier University on Wednesday, May 16 to debate post-secondary issues in the lead-up to the June 7 provincial election. The debate will feature candidates for each major provincial political party and will be moderated by the CBC One radio host Craig Norris. The event is free and open to the public

Monday, May 7, 2018

Member tours tool lending library with SEG support

Murray Zink receives $250 staff enhancement grant to support his visits to tool lending library and repair cafe in California

Date of Activity: March 9 visited Tool Lending Library in Oakland, CA

Travel Dates: March 7 to 17, 2018

Contacts Prior to Travel:

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Harlem Globetrotters offering discount to Kitchener show

Harlem Globetrotters coming to Kitchener Memorial Auditorium

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. 

To secure discounted tickets, contact David at 678-497-1852 or email him at

Monday, April 9, 2018

Freddie Swainston retires

Freddie Swainston leaves after 50 years of service

After 50 years working for UWaterloo, Freddie Swainston was honoured with a well-deserved retirement reception at Fed Hall last month. We join the the UW community in wishing her the best in her next endeavours. 

Thursday, February 22, 2018

2017 T4/T4A slips and UWSA fee letters are now available

Year-end slips available

2017 T4/T4A slips and Staff Association fees letters are now available on-line through myHRinfo.  Paper copies of T4/T4A slips will be mailed out to those employees who did not give consent to view their forms on-line.

For instructions on how to check your consent status, give consent, and access year-end slips on-line, please visit the Human Resources website and click on Support for employees, then Payroll, then Year-end slips (T4/T4A) under the Payroll self-service section.

Monday, January 15, 2018

UWSA membership card changes

Hello UWSA members,

We are pleased to inform you that you will be receiving a digital version of your 2018 UWSA membership card soon.  It will be in PDF format, suitable for displaying on your smartphone or for printing:

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

SEG provides amazing opportunity

SEG helps to support member go on learning tour to Guatemala

by Margaret Burnett

I would like to begin by expressing my appreciation for the support of the amazing opportunity that I had to travel to, and learn about Guatemala in March 2017.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UWSA election polls open Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Polls are Open - cast your vote at bottom of page

The electronic poll for the 2017 UWSA Election is open and will remain open until 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.

You will need your WatIAM userid and password to submit your vote.

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