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Political Action

Our union, along with concerned Canadians in communities across the country, has been working hard to save public services and protect jobs. We are all affected by cuts to services, and we must all take action to defend the public services PSAC members provide to Canadians.

This section contains news and information about PSAC's political action program in British Columbia. Visit the national website for background and more information on our campaigns.

August 29, 2014 - 12:05pm •
The Parliamentary Budget Officer released a report on August 14 that confirms PSAC’s assertion that the government is making reckless cuts to public services.According to the report, the Harper government has made cuts to programs without evaluating the impact of those cuts. Despite the federal government’s insistence that spending reductions would target inefficiencies, the PBO asserts that “performance did not have a strong influence on program termination.”
July 29, 2014 - 11:42am •
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:
July 28, 2014 - 11:17am •
July 3, 2014 - 3:07pm •
July 3, 2014 - 2:08pm •
Building on our May 1st Day of Action, we've made a supply of "Standing Together For Fairness" buttons, designed for PSAC members to wear at work or out in the community to demonstrate Solidarity and to send a message to ALL our employers - we are united, standing together, and determined to achieve a fair contract!
June 24, 2014 - 8:54am •
I can remember facing the future with confidence when I was in my early twenties. I didn’t enter the workforce saddled with enormous student debt. There were good jobs out there. And I ended up being better off than my parents, because that’s the way it was supposed to be. But today, none of these things are true. The so-called “millennials”—all 8 million of them—are deeply uneasy about their future, according to a recent poll conducted for the Broadbent Institute.
June 20, 2014 - 4:20pm •
In case you missed it, National Public Service Week was celebrated across Canada this week. Its objective is "to recognize the value of the services rendered by federal public service employees, and to acknowledge the contribution of federal public service employees to the federal administration."
June 18, 2014 - 9:23am •
via the BC Federation of LabourAs leaders of British Columbia’s Labour Movement we speak with one voice today in solidarity with the 40,000 teachers in the province who are standing up for the rights of children to a quality public education by demanding a fair collective agreement.


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Upcoming Political Action Events

Victoria Area Council meeting April 4, 2018 • Victoria
PSAC Okanagan Area Council meeting April 14, 2018 • Kelowna
West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting April 16, 2018 • Surrey
Vancouver Area Council meeting April 18, 2018 • Vancouver
Vancouver Area Council meeting June 13, 2018 • Vancouver

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