To: PSAC DCL and Separate Employer Unit Locals.Per section 9 of the PSAC BC Regional Bylaws, we will be holding an election for a delegate to represent Directly Chartered Locals and Separate Employer Units (who are not entitled to an automatic delegate) at the upcoming PSAC BC Regional Convention.
Nearly 350 workers at the Richmond location of IKEA have been locked out by management since May 13. These workers, members of Teamsters Local 213, are being asked to accept a two-tiered wage structure, along with substantial pay cuts.
The PSAC BC Regional Women's Conference will be held under the theme "PSAC BC Women Hold More Than Half the Sky", May 3,4,5 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel, Richmond BC. All PSAC women in BC are encouraged to apply!
Your bargaining team met with the employer for the first time on February 20th and 21st. We exchanged bargaining proposals and then spent some time walking through those proposals. This provided both parties the opportunity to briefly explain the intent behind their proposals.The union and employer proposals are available at www.local20221.com
Cheers to Jamey Mills, President of the Vancouver Area Council, who presented this report at the AGM held in October.Thank you all for attending and thank you for supporting me over the past year as Vancouver Area Council President. I, again as last year would like to thank you for volunteering in your workplaces and communities.I would like to start with a moment of silence to commemorate our fellow members who have been killed or injured in the past year.