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July 3, 2019 - 10:19am •
PSAC is happy to announce that a new collective agreement has been ratified by members of the Swissport Canada fuel services bargaining unit at Vancouver International Airport. The agreement, which was achieved with the assistance of a federal conciliation officer, expires October 2021 and includes a fair wage increase and improvements to shift premiums. The employer has also committed to addressing members’ concerns around part-time workers, with binding arbitration to take place should the union and the company not reach an agreement.
June 28, 2019 - 11:55am •
Accessing feminine hygiene products is challenging for low income and homeless women. Food, shelter, and clothing take precedence, leaving women with few options to deal with their periods with dignity. As a result, women often have to resort to stealing feminine hygiene products, or utilizing socks or toilet paper in lieu of sanitary pads or tampons, which leaves them more susceptible to infection.
June 9, 2019 - 2:01pm •
PSAC is scheduling meetings for members in the PA, TC, SV and EB groups across BC in May and June. This is your opportunity to meet with and speak to members of the Treasury Board bargaining team, hear an update on the status of negotiations, and ask questions. Updated June 10 with details for Skype call.
May 3, 2019 - 8:57am •
Grant’s Law was put in place to safeguard our exposed and vulnerable late night workers who often work alone and exposed to higher rates of violence in the workplace. These workers are very often young workers as well, starting out in their careers in the workforce.
April 30, 2019 - 9:06am •
Don't see the embedded video above? Here it is at Facebook.
April 30, 2019 - 8:53am •
At their meeting held over the weekend, the PSAC BC Regional Council joined many other groups in endorsing the campaign calling for the elimination of pay parking at BC hospitals. Pay parking brings relatively minimal funding into the medical system, but creates a barrier to accessing medical care and places unnecessary stress on patients and their loved ones. Members are encouraged to find out more and join the campaign by visiting www.hospitalpayparking.ca
March 5, 2019 - 9:30am •
The PSAC BC Mainland Human Rights Committee has purchased 4 tickets to the PSAC BC Regional Women’s Committee IWD celebration taking place on March 7.
January 16, 2019 - 2:33pm •
The theme for this year’s March On Vancouver is Resist! Persist! This is the third year that people of all backgrounds have come together to march to empower, inspire, unite and lead the charge for advancement of women across Canada and the world. Here is a list of all the marches taking place in communities across BC:

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