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December 12, 2017 - 12:19pm •
Vancouver – On December 13, the last government pay day before Christmas, federal public service workers in Vancouver are rallying to raise awareness about the Phoenix pay system and to call on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time. Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12PM – 1PM Location: Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings, Vancouver The Phoenix payroll system used by the federal government has been riddled with problems since it was rolled out in early 2016.
December 12, 2017 - 11:10am •
Vancouver – Members of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be demonstrating in support of ongoing national bargaining efforts toward a new collective agreement for members of the FB group (Border Services) on Thursday December 14, 2017, starting at 11AM, at the Peace Arch border crossing.
December 6, 2017 - 9:27am •
PSAC members who live in South Surrey-White Rock are reminded that by law, eligible electors must have three consecutive hours to cast their vote on election day. If your hours of work do not allow for three consecutive hours to vote, your employer must give you time off. Your employer has the right to decide when the time off will be given.
December 5, 2017 - 10:14am •
Surrey - The New Westminster and District Labour Council and the Public Service Alliance of Canada are sponsoring a candlelight vigil at Holland Park in Surrey on December 6th, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada. December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of 14 women at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. Members of the public will gather to reflect on violence against women and collect donations for local women's organizations.
December 1, 2017 - 1:24pm •
Hello PSAC Vancouver Women The minutes from our last meeting are now available. In addition, please see below for a little write up of what the Vancouver Regional Women’s Committee does.
November 21, 2017 - 4:09pm •
Surrey – Federal public service workers at the RCMP divisional headquarters in Surrey will gather on November 23 at a rally to raise awareness about the Phoenix pay system and call on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time.
October 31, 2017 - 12:18pm •
Many thanks to Giselle Henry, Aboriginal Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council, who has volunteered to prepare a monthly listing of community events - many of which are related to Indigenous issues - from around the province that may be of interest to PSAC members. In the spirit of building allies, everyone is welcome to attend and participate. Here's the event listing for November. Vancouver
October 31, 2017 - 10:00am •
PSAC members in communities across the province took action against the Phoenix pay system and other issues during October and early November. Here are some photos and reports from around the region.
October 9, 2017 - 4:34pm •
Here is an archive of the West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting minutes - scroll to the bottom of the list for the West Fraser Valley Area Council bylaws.
October 2, 2017 - 11:02am •
PSAC members who live in the City of Vancouver are reminded that a by-election is coming up soon! General voting day is October 14 and advance voting is October 4 and 10 – for more information visit vancouver.ca. As in past, the Vancouver & District Labour Council, who represent workers from over 100 affiliated unions in the city – including PSAC – is making an endorsement in the election.

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