February 1, 2018 - 11:25am •
Federal government workers need to get paid properly and on time.
February 28 marks the second anniversary of the roll out of the Phoenix pay system and we'll be taking action across the province and across the country.
January 26, 2018 - 10:26am •
PSAC is holding 2 in-person and 2 on-line webinar meetings for CFIA members in B.C. All of the latest CFIA bargaining and ratification information can be found at the national website.
The electronic vote will open on January 22, 2018 and close on February 22, 2018 at 12 noon EST. Note: members can attend scheduled meetings and webinars prior to January 22 but will not be able to cast a ballot until the 22nd.
January 18, 2018 - 10:27am •
Hello fellow PSAC members,
I met with Randall Garrison, Member of Parliament for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke, on January 16th. Randall has committed to assisting PSAC members in his riding to the best of his abilities on the Phoenix issue. He has committed to working with me as the PSAC Vancouver Island Coordinator.
In order to help raise public awareness and support, Randall would like to have examples of the Phoenix pay issues that his constituents have been experiencing.
January 18, 2018 - 10:16am •
PSAC’s tentative agreement with Canada Post will only take effect if it is ratified in a vote by our members. Voting takes place at a meeting, after a presentation and an opportunity for members to ask questions. Every member covered by these agreements has a right to vote in the ratification process, however you must be a PSAC member in good standing to cast a vote. Membership application forms will be available at the meetings.
Ratification vote meetings for members in BC have been scheduled as follows ...
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
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 8, 2017 - 10:50am •
Victoria - Members of local First Nations, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, and BCGEU are pleased to be holding a Sacred Water Ceremony on the territory known as Lekwungen of Songhees & Esquimalt First Nations on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.
November 1, 2017 - 6:10pm •
Download the minutes for Vancouver Island Human Rights Committee meetings below (all files are .pdf).
October 31, 2017 - 12:18pm •
Many thanks to Giselle Henry, Aboriginal Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council, who has volunteered to prepare a monthly listing of community events - many of which are related to Indigenous issues - from around the province that may be of interest to PSAC members. In the spirit of building allies, everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Here's the event listing for November.
October 31, 2017 - 10:00am •
PSAC members in communities across the province took action against the Phoenix pay system and other issues during October and early November. Here are some photos and reports from around the region.