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Health and Safety

If you are interested in getting involved with Health and Safety issues in BC or would like more information about H&S in the BC Region, send us an email. The BC Regional Council Health and Safety Coordinator is Linda Harding and Sharon Barbour is the PSAC staff person with the H&S portfolio in BC. Scroll down this page for H&S related information and and news.

November 28, 2014 - 9:31am •
The Federal Court has allowed the PSAC’s judicial review application in a case involving workplace harassment.Abel Akon, a PSAC member and employee of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), alleged that his employer engaged in favoritism and that he was harassed, humiliated, belittled and treated with disrespect by his supervisor.  Subsequently, Akon filed a complaint under Regulation 20 of the Canada Labour Code.
November 6, 2014 - 10:35am •
The new definition of ‘danger’ and other harmful changes to Canada Labour Code rules on health and safety brought about in Bill C-4 came into effect Oct. 31, 2014.
November 3, 2014 - 1:12pm •
Are you a Health and Safety rep or member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee in your workplace on behalf of your PSAC local who has already taken a previous Health and Safety CLC Part II course?
October 28, 2014 - 9:44am •
No one should face a choice between going to work sick or losing pay. Sign the pledge today!
October 21, 2014 - 10:22am •
 
September 24, 2014 - 3:35pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the September 2013 Regional Council meeting.
September 9, 2014 - 9:14am •
Over the last few weeks we've been posting some of events and gains PSAC has made over the years at our regional facebook page. Check it out! note: no Facebook account needed.
September 5, 2014 - 12:00am •
PSAC BC Regional Newsletter for September 2014
June 5, 2014 - 10:42am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada represents more than 170,000 workers in every province and territory in Canada and in locations around the world. Our members work for federal government departments and agencies, Crown Corporations, universities, casinos, community services agencies, Aboriginal communities, airports, and the security sector among others. PSAC is headquartered in Ottawa with 23 regional offices across Canada.
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.

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