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Southern Interior

This page will feature content related to the Interior of BC: courses going on, news about bargaining etc.

April 14, 2015 - 7:21pm •
What is the significance of May 1st/International Workers’ Day? In most other parts of the world May 1st is celebrated as Labour Day and is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the International Labour Movement, Anarchists, Socialists and Communists. The May 1 date was chosen to commemorate the Haymarket affair in Chicago that occurred in May 4, 1886. More info wikipedia. Upcoming Events for May Day in BC:
March 31, 2015 - 6:21pm •
PSAC members across BC are organizing bargaining solidarity events - standing together for healthy workplaces and protesting proposed government changes to sick leave and cuts to public services. Here are some photos.
March 10, 2015 - 5:49pm •
On March 9th, just over 1,300 PSAC members in our Treasury Board units in BC participated in a live telephone town hall meeting with Robyn Benson, PSAC National President, Bob Jackson, PSAC BC's Regional Executive Vice-President, and Seth Sazant, Lead Negotiator at the TC Table. Robyn, Bob and Seth provided an update on bargaining with our Treasury Board units, talked about solidarity events, political action and the upcoming election, and took questions from PSAC members. Listen in to the audio below ...
March 2, 2015 - 6:36pm •
PSAC members across BC are organizing bargaining solidarity events - standing together for healthy workplaces and protesting proposed government changes to sick leave and cuts to public services. Here are some photos taken during February 2015 (click the thumbnail for a caption & larger image). Did your Local, worksite, Committee or Component organize an event? Send us a photo!
December 16, 2014 - 1:40pm •
Do you know a PSAC activist who deserves recognition for their work in the union? The B.C. Regional Council Honours & Awards Committeeis proud to put out a call for nominations for PSAC BC’s 2015 Solidarity Excellence Awards. The award will recognize members of the BC Region who have rendered service of the greatest distinction and of singular excellence in any field of endeavour, benefiting the PSAC or its members.
November 3, 2014 - 1:12pm •
Are you a Health and Safety rep or member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee in your workplace on behalf of your PSAC local who has already taken a previous Health and Safety CLC Part II course?
July 29, 2014 - 11:42am •
In advance of the upcoming BC Federation of Labour Convention this November, the REVP-B.C. Office is encouraging all locals who have not already affiliated to the BC Federation of Labour to do so. There is no cost for a Local to affiliate as monthly dues are paid by the PSAC nationally.The process for affiliating a Local to the BC Federation of Labour is as follows:
May 15, 2014 - 4:23pm •
Here is an archive of the Victoria Area Council meeting minutes. Visit our old website for older items.
May 5, 2014 - 12:46pm •
On May 1st PSAC members across BC, joined by PIPSC and CAPE members, congregated outside of their worksites and sent a message to the government: we are united, ready and committed to defending public services, our collective agreements, and our working conditions. Check out the photo album! 

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Upcoming Southern Interior Events

Okanagan Human Rights Committee Meeting April 25, 2015 • Vernon
Okanagan Human Rights Committee Meeting June 27, 2015 • Penticton
Pride Celebrations - Kelowna August 8, 2015 • Kelowna
Pride Celebrations - Nelson August 28, 2015 • Nelson