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.
Bargaining has begun
The PSAC/UNDE bargaining team representing members of Local 21018 working for IMP Group at CFB Comox held their first meeting with the employer May 29-31. The team is proposing a new 3-year agreement with improvements to wages and working condidtions, including.
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
Federal government workers in Vancouver rally, call on Prime Minister to move quickly at the bargaining table
Vancouver – On April 26, over three years after the roll out of the disastrous Phoenix payroll system, union members in Vancouver are rallying to remind the Prime Minister that time is running out to make good on his commitment to support federal public service workers and the vital services they provide.
Media Advisory: After three years of Phoenix, Federal government workers in Victoria rally, call on Prime Minister to move quickly at the bargaining table and to do more to solve pay problems
Victoria – On March 22, just over three years after the roll out of the disastrous Phoenix payroll system, union members in Victoria are rallying to remind the Prime Minister that time is running out to make good on his commitment to support public service workers and the vital services they provide.
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:
Do you know a PSAC activist who deserves recognition for their work in the union?
The B.C. Regional Council Honours & Awards Committee is proud to put out a call for nominations for PSAC BC’s 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.
Victoria - The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Point Park in Victoria 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.
On September 27th the Vancouver Island Young Worker Committee elected new leadership and executive members to take the committee forward into 2019 and beyond.
Please welcome the revamped and new executive members to the committee and stay tuned for initiatives from your Vancouver Island Young Worker committee going forward.