Federal government workers need to get paid properly and on time.
February 28 marks the second anniversary of the roll out of the Phoenix pay system and we'll be taking action across the province and across the country.
PSAC has scheduled training for pay advocates, normally local officers or stewards, that have been assisting members with Phoenix issues. This training will provide information and training on tools specifically for assisting those with pay issues. It will also provide information on our key objectives in pressuring the government to address and resolve Phoenix. Objectives of the 1-day course include
Members of local First Nations, PSAC, and BCGEU, along with Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, and the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia all gathered at a Sacred Water Ceremony on International Human Rights Day in Victoria, on the territory of the Songhees & Esquimalt First Nations.
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 2018!
Please note that the Vancouver and Victoria Regional Offices will be closed from December 25th through January 1nd. 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.
Do you think young workers are underrepresented in the Public Service Alliance of Canada?
Do you want to do something about inequality? Are you concerned with the rising cost of housing?
Is Childcare an important issue for you? How about a $15.00 minimum wage?
Are you concerned with job security and precarious work?
Get involved with a Young Worker Committee and have your voice heard!
Dave Jackson, PSAC Regional Representative in the Victoria Regional Office, announced recently that he is retiring after a long and successful career with the PSAC. Dave will officially be retiring in January 2018.
Kamloops – Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside Cathy McLeod's office at a rally calling on the federal government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly and on time.
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.