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!
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 Park in Victoria on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.This year, December 6th marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. The Public Service Alliance of Canada Victoria Regional Women’s Committee and the City of Victoria will unveil a permanent memorial to their memory.
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:
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!
We are holding 2 in-person and 3 online meetings for CFIA members in BC. All CFIA bargaining and ratification information is here at the national website.In-person sessions - note: it is not necessary to register, drop by at the indicated time(s): sessions will be held every 1/2 hour.
On May 1st PSAC members across BC will congregate outside of their worksites and hold signs that say "Standing Together for Public Services, Standing Together for Fairness”. It’s time to send a message to the government: We are united, ready and committed to defending our collective agreements, public services, and our working conditions.Why? Because we know this government is determined to try to take away as many of our negotiated benefits as possible. That’s the example they’re setting.
I’d like to congratulate all the PSAC members in British Columbia for making the United Way workplace giving campaigns, once again, a success. Thank you to those of who worked hard on the campaigns and to those of you who donated to a very worthy cause.