TRAC Fall 2019 General Assembly

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TRAC Fall 2019 General Assembly

November 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm


TRAC Union Fall 2019 General Assembly
Tuesday, November, 19 2019
At 5:30 pm, with meet and greet starting at 5:00 pm
Hall Bldg 7th Floor, CSU Lounge (Hall 701)
1455 Maisonneuve Blvd W., Montreal, QC H3G 1M8

Proposed Agenda:

Opening of the GA
Appointment of the chair and minute taker
Approval of the Agenda
Approval of the April 10th 2019 GA minutes
Executive check in & PSAC report
Elections of 2019-2020 president
Presentation of candidates
Questions for candidates
Financial report
Approval of TRAC budget for 2019-2020
Audit report

The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) Union invites its members, including Teaching Assistants (TAs), Research Assistants (RAs) and Invigilators, to participate in its Spring General Assembly (GA) on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

This will be a busy GA! We thank you in advance for your patience and support throughout the meeting. Members are invited to receive updates on their union, to elect a new president for the year 2019-2020, and approve the 2019-2020 budget.

Don’t forget to bring your student ID or pay stub for identification purposes.

We regret to inform that we cannot grant access to bursary-paid RAs who are not covered by TRAC. If you are not on Concordia University’s payroll and would like to confirm your union membership, please contact [email protected]

Vegetarian/vegan dinner will be provided at the Meet & Greet at 5:00 pm.


Nomination and Election Procedures

There is one open position on the TRAC 2019-2020 Executive Committee, that of president.Once elected, the individual elected president will take office immediately. To see a list of their responsibilities please refer to our By-laws (

If you would like to nominate yourself as president, here are the nomination rules. As a reminder, as per article 15.1 in our Bylaws, only Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants may run for the role of president. Additionally, the bylaws stipulate that you must be enrolled at Concordia, and will be at Concordia until the end of May 2020. Please see Article 15.2 in the Bylaws for full eligibility information.

Nominations closes on November 17th, 5PM.

To nominate yourself, please send your most recent contract (with your SIN number removed), the name of two people who support you and proof of their TRAC membership (for example, their most recent contract.) Please send this to [email protected] with Subject Headline “Presidential Nomination – [Insert Name Here]”

If you have any questions about the election procedures please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]
Don’t forget to bring your student ID or pay stub for identification purposes. Information to get your paystub is as follows:

If you are a student receiving pay (including scholarships, awards, bursaries and fellowships) from Concordia and would like to access your pay stub by logging into the MyConcordia portal with your employee netname* and password:
Step 1: Make sure you are on the “My Front Page” tab, and choose “Employee Services” under the “MyConcordia Menu”
Step 2: Select “MyHR Profile”
Step 3: Under the “Empath Menu,” choose “My Empath” > “Earnings” > “Pay Stubs” and click to see the details of the pay stub.
* Please note, the pay statement is not available via your student netname on the Student Portal.

You must create an employee netname:
Step 1: Create your employee access to the portal – select “Activate your netname” below the “Log in” button on the MyConcordia Portal.
Step 2: Enter the necessary information, then select “Submit Request”. To get your employee ID number, ask your supervisor or contact Human Resources at [email protected]
Step 3: Create your password. Your new employee netname and password do not replace your current student access nor are they connected.
Step 4: Log in to the portal with your new employee netname and password, then follow the three steps for staff and faculty above.


November 19, 2019
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm




Hall 7th Floor Lounge
1455 de Maisonneuve O
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    The Teaching and Research Assistants at Concordia (TRAC) is a labour union local comprising the teaching assistants and research assistants at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebéc.


    PR-204 and PR-205
    2100 MacKay, Montreal, QC H3G 2J1


    514 848 2424 extension 2917


    [email protected]