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Regional Executive VP

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

August 16, 2016 - 1:37pm •
To: PSAC Locals in the B.C. Region We are pleased to be sending you this Registration Package for the 2016 PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Young Workers, which will be held November 26-27, 2016 at the Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront under the theme Up Next: Young Worker Leadership Summit. Registration Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 Conference Dates: November 26-27, 2016 Conference Location: Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront, Vancouver This Registration Package includes:
August 8, 2016 - 8:56am •
The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, formally opened the Canadian Coast Guard Kitsilano Base today, and announced that it will be expanded to include emergency environmental response and emergency response training.
August 4, 2016 - 1:41pm •
July 21, 2016 - 12:02pm •
Workers at Prince George Airport have a new collective agreement. Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) / Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 20212 working at the airport voted Wednesday to ratify a tentative agreement reached earlier in the week. Highlights of the five-year contract, which came into effect in April 2016 and expires in March 2021, include a wage increase averaging 2.5% per year over the life of the agreement, and improvements to language around staffing and safety equipment.
July 18, 2016 - 12:10pm •
To: PSAC Locals and Branches in BC RE: Report of the PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee it is my pleasure to send you this report from the PSAC B.C. Regional Conference for Racially Visible Members, which was held in May 2016.
July 7, 2016 - 2:10pm •
Via: email and fax The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P Prime Minister of Canada Langevin Block Ottawa ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Re: Canada Post and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers I write today on behalf of the Public Service Alliance of Canada BC Region and our 17,500 members in British Columbia.
June 28, 2016 - 10:46am •
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:
June 16, 2016 - 2:35pm •
PSAC BC, along with the BC Federation of Labour and many of its affiliates, help sponsor the BC Lions Be More Than A Bystander campaign.
June 9, 2016 - 6:02pm •
Sisters and Brothers, I want to thank each and every one of you for your participation yesterday during our National Day of Action, which was a tremendous success!
June 8, 2016 - 8:56am •
VANCOUVER, June 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Public Service Alliance of Canada members who work within Treasury Board, Parks Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are taking part in actions in Vancouver, Victoria and cities across British Columbia today. Their aim is to send a clear message to the government that they expect a quick and fair approach to contract negotiations when the union and Treasury Board negotiators return to the bargaining table this month. 

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