GA vs RA Union News

GA or Not?

 

RA: You will have a much less substantial health benefits plan through the York University Graduate Student Association (YUGSA), for which you will need to pay.

Your RA income will not be taxed (GA wages are taxed) but you will not be able to access any of the funds and benefits provided above. You will not receive Vacation Pay either (normally 4% of wages).

GA: Is a union position with benefits and union protection