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Edmonton Catholic Support Staff Association

ECSSA is a local union (Local 52-A of the Communication Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada). The membership is comprised of all Edmonton Catholic Schools support staff which includes all media resource (library) staff, teacher assistants, secretarial and clerical staff, instructors, coordinators, counselors and printing services staff.

ECSSA is directed by an Executive and Board of Directors. The Executive includes the elected positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. The Board of Directors are members-at-large from various positions and locations throughout the school district. There is also one half-time staff position – the Employer Liaison Officer.  To see a list of the Executive and Board of Directors, please go to our Members page.

The Executive and the Board of Directors each hold a monthly meeting to conduct the business of the Local. ECSSA’s By-Laws and the Board of Directors Policies and Procedures manual govern local business.

The Employer Liaison Officer works for the Local. This position reports to the Executive and Board of Directors and is responsible for many of the services provided to the membership by the Local.

Some of the membership services ECSSA offers to its’ members are:

  • A monthly newsletter
  • Information services
  • Assistance with members concerns regarding the collective agreement or workplace conflicts and grievances
  • Recognition (cards/gifts) to members who are ill or bereaved
  • Education bursaries to support life-long learning
  • A Professional Development and Wellness Library
  • An annual banquet to honor retirees and long service recipients
  • Membership meetings and information sessions
  • Collective Agreement negotiations
  • Liaison with other support staff locals throughout Alberta
  • Charitable donations on behalf of the membership to Edmonton area children's charities
  • Representation of support staff interests on many school district committees
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