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Vancouver Island

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August 9, 2016 - 10:21am •
On August 8 the PSAC/UTE bargaining team resumed negotiations with the employer while members showed their support in worksites across the country. Together we let CRA management know that we expect a fair contract, and we are ready to stand together and take further action if we don’t see significant improvements at the bargaining table.Because it’s 2016, and four years is far too long to wait for a fair contract!
July 8, 2016 - 10:16am •
The 1st phase of strike training will include Local Executive members and key activists from each Local who will play leadership roles going forward.  The dates, locations and times are as follows:
June 15, 2016 - 2:06pm •
PSAC members who work within Treasury Board, Parks Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, joined by colleagues in CAPE and PIPSC, took part in actions in cities across British Columbia on June 8th 2016.
June 7, 2016 - 9:54am •
Media Advisory: On June 8, the Public Service Alliance of Canada will be mobilizing its members who work with Treasury Board, including at Parks Canada, the Canadian Border Service Agency, Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection to demand a quick and fair resolution to contract negotiations with their employers and to support their bargaining teams. When: Wednesday, June 8, 2016Where: Various cities and regions across Canada, including Vancouver, Victoria and cities throughout British Columbia.
May 30, 2016 - 11:44am •
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 5, 2016  (apply early – space is limited)    CONFERENCE DATES: September 23 - 25, 2016 CONFERENCE LOCATION: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond *** NOTE: There is a different callout and application form for the PSAC National Equity Conference (PSAC National Women’s Conference) being held in March 2017*** The Registration Package available below includes:
May 29, 2016 - 8:36am •
Approximately 30 workers at Victoria International Airport have a new collective agreement. Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) / Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 20209 working at the airport voted Friday to ratify a tentative agreement reached last week. Highlights of the four-year contract, which expires in March 2020, include fair wage increases, an increase in standby pay and meal allowances, improvements to the benefits package, and the inclusion of the firefighters group in the contract language around shift premiums.
April 5, 2016 - 3:55pm •
To: PSAC Locals in the B.C. Region Registration deadline: Thursday, April 14, 2016 (note extension) Conference dates: May 13-15, 2016 Planned conference location: Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Avenue, Burnaby (pending the outcome of negotiations between the hotel and UNITE HERE Local 40). This registration package includes:
December 5, 2015 - 9:07am •
Victoria - The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee is sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Victoria on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women is a day commemorated in Canada each December 6th, the anniversary of the 1989 École Polytechnique massacre, in which armed student Marc Lépine murdered fourteen women and injured ten others in the name of "fighting feminism".
October 21, 2015 - 4:04pm •
Now that this epic election campaign is over and we have a new government – and for many of us a new employer, I would like to take a moment to thank PSAC members in BC for your work and support over the past months and look forward to the next few years. I’m confident that all of you voted and for that I say – THANK YOU!
October 2, 2015 - 9:31am •
Earlier this week, Bob Jackson, PSAC Regional Executive VP for BC, was joined by our National President Robyn Benson and Irene Lanzinger, President of the BC Federation of Labour, on a telephone town hall with PSAC members in BC to discuss the federal election. We have summarized some of the questions from PSAC members and the answers from Bob, Robyn, and Irene for members that may have been unable to take part.

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Vancouver Island Contact

Unit 210 – 1497 Admirals Road (Admirals Walk Shopping Centre)
Victoria, BC V9A2P8
Tel: 250-953-1050 Fax: 250-953-1066
Toll-Free: 1-866-953-1050

Staff working in the Victoria Regional Office

James Little : Regional Representative

Rosemary MacKenzie : Admin Assistant

Upcoming Vancouver Island Events

Festive Meet & Greet - Victoria Regional Office December 13, 2018 • Victoria
Talking Union Basics Course February 2, 2019 • Victoria
ABCs of UMCs course April 27, 2019 • Victoria
Public Speaking for Trade Unionists April 28, 2019 • Victoria