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News and information related to women's equality and women's rights. Here is information about PSAC BC Regional Womens Committees and information about the PSAC Women's Program.

December 17, 2019 - 1:46pm •
Kelly Sidhu, PSAC BC Regional Council Women's Coordinator asked us to post this message to members on her behalf. Throughout the year, thanks to both PSAC BC and CEIU BC, as Regional Council Women's Co-ordinator, I have had the honour of working with some awesome people in the union movement and taken part in many events that promote member well being, health and gender equity in the workplace.
December 12, 2019 - 3:08pm •
Many thanks to Lea Serron, Women's Representative on the Union of Taxation Employees Equal Opportunities Committee and member of the PSAC Vancouver Regional Women's Committee for this report on the RWC's Feminine Hygiene and Basics Bag Campaign for 2019.
November 21, 2019 - 1:34pm •
On December 6 labour leaders, union members and community will gather at 6:00pm in Holland Park in Surrey to mark the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women and the 30th anniversary of the December 6 massacre of fourteen students at École Polytechnique in Montreal.
October 31, 2019 - 9:54am •
To: PSAC Locals and Branches in BCRE: Report of the PSAC B.C. Regional Women’s Conference On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to share with you the report from the PSAC B.C. Regional Women’s Conference, which was held in September 2019. The report can be downloaded below and printed copies have been mailed to Locals and Branches. Additional copies may be ordered from Monica Urrutia at UrrutiM@psac-afpc.com, while supplies last.
October 7, 2019 - 12:19pm •
The Canadian Union of Public Employees Union, Local 402, has established, through the B.C. Federation of Labour, a Memorial Scholarship for a union woman to attend the "Women in Leadership" course at the Canadian Labour Congress Harrison Winter School. The Scholarship will cover the costs of tuition, shared accommodation and meals for this event. The Scholarship does not include wage loss.
October 3, 2019 - 11:50am •
Recent changes to employment standards in BC provide job-protected, unpaid leave for people who need time away from work after facing domestic or sexual violence. Before, people escaping, recovering or rebuilding their lives had no ability to take time from their jobs to find the solutions needed to make life safer for themselves and their families unless their employer agreed to the leave.

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