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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.
December 12, 2017 - 11:10am •
Vancouver – Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be demonstrating in support of ongoing national bargaining efforts toward a new collective agreement for members of the FB group (Border Services) on Thursday December 14, 2017, starting at 11AM, at the Peace Arch border crossing.
December 6, 2017 - 9:27am •
PSAC members who live in South Surrey-White Rock are reminded that by law, eligible electors must have three consecutive hours to cast their vote on election day. If your hours of work do not allow for three consecutive hours to vote, your employer must give you time off. Your employer has the right to decide when the time off will be given.
December 5, 2017 - 10:14am •
Surrey - The New Westminster and District Labour Council and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women's organizations.

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PSAC BC Regional Health and Safety Conference December 15, 2018 • Richmond
(Post) Holiday Meet & Greet - Vancouver January 10, 2019 • Vancouver
Vancouver Regional Women's Committee AGM January 23, 2019 • Vancouver
Talking Union Basics Course February 2, 2019 • Vancouver