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Dawson Support Staff Union / Syndicat du personnel de soutien de Dawson


Strike Communique – DSSU



I mandate the DSSU to launch a legal strike of six days to be held with the Common Front on a rotating and regional or provincial basis, taking into account the evolution of the negotiations.”

YES: 98

NO: 38

Spoiled: 1




The Union is administered by the Executive Committee under the direction of the General Assembly.


DSSU Executive Committee Officers:

Position Name Email Local Term
President John Cuffaro  1789 2014-16
V.P. Internal Garth Farray  5214 2015-16
V.P. Communications Karina D’Ermo  1405 2015-17
V.P. External Francesca Cuffaro  1150 2015-17
Treasurer Ruby Wong  1146 2015-16
Secretary Billi-Jo Poirier  1188 2014-16


DSSU Office

Room 8A.9

Tel: 514-931-8731 ext. 1789



The aims of the Union shall be the advancement and protection of the professional, social (i.e. working conditions and rights of the individual), and economic welfare of its members and especially the negotiation and application of the collective agreement.


Member Eligibility

A Support Personnel who is a regular part-time, regular full-time, occasional, substitute or student employee of Dawson College, and who is not excluded by virtue of his/her function according to the Labour Code and the Collective Agreement shall be eligible for membership to the Dawson Support Staff Union provided that:
(a) He/She sign the DSSU Application Form;
(b) He/She shall pay an initiation fee of two (2) dollars;
(c) He/She shall agree to abide by the Constitution of the Union and the resolutions adopted by the General Assembly or referendum.



The DSSU is affiliated with the Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) and with the Fédération du personnel de soutien de l’enseignement supérieur (FPSES-CSQ).

Profil – FPSES-CSQ

FPSES – Syndicats affiliés

Profile – CSQ / Profil – CSQ



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