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January 30, 2018 - 1:29pm •
Deborah Littman, Metro Vancouver Alliance's lead organizer, is retiring. On behalf of the PSAC Vancouver and District Area Council and our members across the province, I want to thank Deborah for the work she’s done over the past ten years to better our communities and our union.
January 26, 2018 - 10:26am •
PSAC is holding 2 in-person and 2 on-line webinar meetings for CFIA members in B.C. All of the latest CFIA bargaining and ratification information can be found at the national website. Voting Period The electronic vote will open on January 22, 2018 and close on February 22, 2018 at 12 noon EST. Note: members can attend scheduled meetings and webinars prior to January 22 but will not be able to cast a ballot until the 22nd. In-person sessions
January 18, 2018 - 10:16am •
PSAC’s tentative agreement with Canada Post will only take effect if it is ratified in a vote by our members. Voting takes place at a meeting, after a presentation and an opportunity for members to ask questions. Every member covered by these agreements has a right to vote in the ratification process, however you must be a PSAC member in good standing to cast a vote. Membership application forms will be available at the meetings. Ratification vote meetings for members in BC have been scheduled as follows ... Vancouver
January 16, 2018 - 10:12am •
PSAC has scheduled training for pay advocates, normally local officers or stewards, that have been assisting members with Phoenix issues. This training will provide information and training on tools specifically for assisting those with pay issues.  It will also provide information on our key objectives in pressuring the government to address and resolve Phoenix.  Objectives of the 1-day course include
January 10, 2018 - 1:03pm •
The PSAC Vancouver Regional Women’s Committee encourages all of our members to take part in March On Vancouver on January 20th in support of equality, diversity, and inclusion. The march will begin at Jack Poole Plaza at 10AM and takes place on the unceded Coast Salish Territories xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh).
January 8, 2018 - 2:37pm •
PSAC members, along with the New Westminster & District Labour Council and the Kwantlen Students Association, helped organize a candlelight vigil at Holland Park on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Many thanks to Warren Wulff, West Fraser Valley Area Council, for the photos.
January 8, 2018 - 11:33am •
PSAC members rallied at Harbour Centre in Vancouver on December 13 2017, calling on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure workers are paid correctly and on time. Members sang a few Christmas Carols (Jingle bells, Phoenix smells!) and heard from members who have been directly affected by problems with the pay system.
January 8, 2018 - 11:01am •
Members of the Customs and Immigration Union and the Public Service Alliance of Canada demonstrated at the Peace Arch border crossing in support of ongoing national bargaining efforts toward a new collective agreement for members of the FB group on Thursday December 14.
December 19, 2017 - 12:00am •
The staff in the BC Region wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you in 2018! Please note that the Vancouver and Victoria Regional Offices will be closed from December 25th through January 1nd. In case of emergency, please call (604) 430-5631 or 1 (800) 663-1655 and leave a message in the general delivery voicemail box - we will be checking regularly for messages.
December 12, 2017 - 12:19pm •
Vancouver – On December 13, the last government pay day before Christmas, federal public service workers in Vancouver are rallying to raise awareness about the Phoenix pay system and to call on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time. Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12PM – 1PM Location: Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings, Vancouver The Phoenix payroll system used by the federal government has been riddled with problems since it was rolled out in early 2016.

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