Regional Executive Vice-President

Bob Jackson

Bob was first elected as the PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for BC in 2011, and re-elected to a second term in 2014. Prior to becoming REVP, Bob was a founding member of the BC Regional Council, where he served as the National Officer’s Coordinator for two terms. Bob was also the Agriculture Union Regional Vice President for eighteen years and held many positions in his Local over this 30 year career in the federal government at CFIA and Agriculture Canada. Bob is especially passionate and active around Health and Safety issues.

As the REVP, Bob is responsible for the following in the BC Region:

    * BC Regional Council;
    * Organizing and recertifications;
    * Education;
    * Political and social action;
    * Women's and equity programs;
    * Area Councils;
    * Directly Chartered Locals and Separate Employers;
    * Federations of Labour and related committees and District Labour Councils.

Bob sits on the Alliance Executive Committee (AEC) along with the six other REVPs and the National President and Vice President. His AEC portfolio includes Health & Safety, the Environment and he has responsibility for TC Bargaining. He also represents PSAC at the BC Federation of Labour, where he sits on the Executive Council.

Bob is always happy to hear from PSAC members - email revp-bc@psac.com or call the office at (604) 430 0191

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 5, 2015 - 12:00am •
Together For Healthy Workplaces - March 19th. Join with your colleagues to support our common campaign for healthy workplaces! Together, members of ALL federal public service unions will show that we want healthier workplaces and better public service for all Canadians. Events are being scheduled throughout the province - info at the regional website.
March 2, 2015 - 10:54pm •
We sat down with BC REVP Bob Jackson for a quick chat about how PSAC members can support their bargaining teams and what we're planning for March 19th. Here's the video ...  
February 26, 2015 - 11:22pm •
In a referendum coming up in March, Metro Vancouver residents will be asked to vote on a 0.5 per cent hike in B.C.'s Provincial Sales Tax to improve public transit service. Our votes will approve or reject the Metro Vancouver Mayors’ Council plan for more transit routes, more buses and HandyDART vans, more options and better routes for cyclists and drivers and better transportation options over the region.
January 29, 2015 - 1:05pm •
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. Did your Local, worksite, Committee or Component organize an event? Send us a photo!
January 16, 2015 - 1:18pm •
On behalf of the 17,500 PSAC members that live and work in BC, it gives me great pleasure to endorse the Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Campaign that is being coordinated by the BC Federation of Labour.An increase to the minimum wage will help reduce poverty and inequality in our province - one of the richest in Canada - and will have a positive impact on the economy.
December 20, 2014 - 11:36am •
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 2015!Please note that the Vancouver and Victoria Regional Offices will be closed from December 25th through January 1st. 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 17, 2014 - 12:00pm •
Season's greetings Sisters and Brothers, In what I hope will become a new holiday tradition, PSAC BC has made a donation to Protein for People - a non-profit society started by unions and the United Way who donate tens of thousands of cans of BC salmon to food banks throughout the province every year. We are proud to celebrate the holiday season by supporting this very worthy cause.
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 5, 2014 - 3:00pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada’s B.C. Regional Council voted earlier this week to endorse Irene Lanzinger in her bid to become the first woman to lead the BC Federation of Labour.

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