Unit 1 includes individuals employed in the following classifications:

  • Teaching Assistants (both Graduate & Undergraduate)
  • Research Assistants (whose RAship is granted in lieu of a guaranteed TAship)
  • Demonstrators
  • Tutors & Super Tutors
  • Markers

Useful Links:

CLICK HERE for a Unit 1 Benefits Brochure that summarizes your benefits.  Please note!  This is a summary only.  For more complete information, please click on the tabs in the drop-down menu and/or contact our Benefits Officer (benefits@cupe3906.org) or our Administrative Coordinator (administrator@cupe3906.org).

To view the current Unit 1 Collective Agreement (2019-2022), please click here. Please note that while this agreement has now expired (as of August 31, 2022), the terms and conditions of this agreement remain in force and effect until otherwise stated. The parties are currently in the process of re-negotiating this agreement – please check www.bettermac.ca for more information.

Click here for the Unit 1 Health Care Spending Account. 

Click here for the Unit 1 Dental Plan.

Click here for UHIP rebates.

Click here for the Unit 1 childcare reimbursement.

Click here for the Unit 1 Gender Affirmation Fund.

Click here for the Employee Family Assistance Program. 

Click here to download the Unit 1 Undergraduate Handbook