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Regional Womens Committees

Welcome to the union!

Our Regional Women’s Committees are made up of women from many different components. We have a very open door and welcome anyone wanting to join us.

Get involved today! Contact the PSAC BC Women’s Coordinator Kelly Sidhu or PSAC Women’s Rep Monica Urrutia.

There are Regional Women’s Committees currently in the Okanagan, Vancouver, Prince George, and Victoria.

For meeting dates and times, contact your local Women’s Committee, or check the upcoming events page.

BC Regional Women’s Committee Contact Info

Okanagan RWC Co-Chairs: Michele Sibson and Linda Woods.

Prince George RWC Chairperson: Tracy Arrowsmith

Vancouver RWC Chairperson: Kelly Megyesi

Victoria RWC Chairperson: Julie Bussiere

Scroll down for the latest news and information of interest to PSAC BC women, click on the headline for the full post ...

November 14, 2014 - 11:51am •
What could childcare look like in 2020, if our federal and provincial governments actually invested in a universal and affordable system?
November 3, 2014 - 9:44am •
The Conservative government’s income splitting and other tax proposals would do nothing to help the vast majority of Canadian families and would remove more than $4.6 billion a year from government revenue that could be used to fund a universal child care system.The government announced today that it would allow the higher-earning parent of children up to 18 years of age to transfer as much as $50,000 of income to the lower-earning spouse for tax purposes.
May 26, 2014 - 2:03pm •
Less than two weeks remain to complete the first national survey assessing the impact of domestic violence in the workplace.Take the surveyThe CLC-supported survey takes 10-30 minutes to complete and is anonymous. You may enter your name to win a tablet.The survey closes June 6, 2014.
May 8, 2014 - 10:48am •
For many families, child care is the second highest expense after housing. The average cost per child is $30 to $80 a day, or over $1,000 a month.
April 9, 2014 - 8:11am •
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. 
March 31, 2014 - 10:52am •
The Western Regional Summer Institute for Union Women (SIUW) offers an intensive week of learning within a supportive environment in which union women can develop their skills as workers, activists and leaders.  Hosted by the British Columbia Federation of Labour, the Institute will be held at the University of Victoria (UVIC).
March 14, 2014 - 3:34pm •
Here are the minutes of the BC Regional Council meeting held January 17,18,19 2014 in Vancouver, and supplemental documents.
March 7, 2014 - 2:01pm •
On the eve of International Women’s Day, we’d like to thank you all, sisters and brothers, for the work you’ve done over the past year to advance women’s issues. These are issues that are important not just to women, but to all of us.
March 5, 2014 - 11:27am •
The Harper government has been slashing jobs and lowering working standards in the public sector for several years: 20,000 jobs lost in just three years in the Public Service. And now, at least 6,000 postal worker jobs will be eliminated.For more information, see Women's RightsWomen’s hard won gains are being rolled-backPay equity in public service was basically abolished in 2009
March 5, 2014 - 10:38am •
The Vancouver Regional Women’s Committee has compiled some fantastic information to help PSAC Locals host events for International Women’s Day, check out the links below.Events in VancouverFriday, March 7th: Vancouver & District Labour Council hosts an IWD event – see the poster for more informationResources

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