Membership Information

Who is eligible to join?

  • All full-time, part-time, and contractual professional and managerial employees of the University of Guelph

How do I join?

Fill in the online form (login required).

What are the Association's objectives?

  • To create a collegial environment for professional staff
  • To participate in the review and negotiation of salary and benefit improvements for professional staff
  • To provide a forum for discussion of issues of concern between professional staff and University administration
  • To provide career enhancement and development programs to members
  • To participate as professional staff on University committees

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Support PSA research on salary and employment issues to help us negotiate in your best interests
  • Professional Development events and education sessions to enhance awareness regarding your rights and entitlements as a P&M employee
  • Access to confidential Problem Resolution representatives to support you through workplace issues
  • Legal Assistance programs should an issue in the workplace arise that requires a lawyer
  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), Ratification Meetings and Special Meetings
  • Eligibility to be nominated for a PSA Executive position, or as a PSA representative on a University committee
  • Access to Area Reps to meet with one-on-one
  • PSA staff and resources to discuss any questions you may have with a PSA representative
  • Networking opportunities to develop relationships across campus with other P&M employees

How much are the fees and how do I pay?

  • By payroll deduction: $10.00 per month (tax deductible but not PDR eligible)

What are the fees used for?

  • Events
  • PSA Administrative Support
  • Legal and Professional Services
  • General Meetings
  • Executive Honorariums

How do I get more information?

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