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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.

November 12, 2013 - 1:13pm •
Welcome to November – the year has just flown by. The work of the Women’s Committees continues and I encourage you to join the committee in your area. Currently committees are in Vancouver, Victoria, Okanagan, and Prince George. I hope to see some of you at the National Equity Conference this month in Toronto.
October 15, 2013 - 9:37am •
Thanks to Steve Houston, Local 20088, for this report from the Union of National Employees Human Rights Conference!
October 9, 2013 - 2:02pm •
republished with kind permission from the September issue of the Advocate, the official newsletter of the BC Federation of Retired Union Members.Alice West, former PSAC National Director and President of BC FORUM, has won the 2013 Rosemary Brown award for Women, recognizing her immense contribution to the labour movement, equality and social justice in Canada, and in particular her contributions in the area of Women in the Labour Movement.
October 3, 2013 - 12:08pm •
A nice note recieved from the BC Government Employees Union, thanking us for our support of the African Grandmothers Tribunal.Thanks to the Okanagan Human Rights Committee for forwarding along!
September 5, 2013 - 3:32pm •
This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (30 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board units and Parks National Bargaining Conferences
September 4, 2013 - 12:31pm •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s Victoria Regional Womens’ Committee have been working on a plan to erect a memorial to the victims of the École Polytechnique Massacre.The Montreal Massacre, as it is also known, resulted in the deaths of 14 women on Dec. 6,1989. The anniversary of this tragic event is commemorated every year in Canada as the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am •
Today my city lost a great activist.  Not a union activist but a strong voice for people with disability.  Our family was helped by his activism even before we met him.  He ensured that our school district kept speech therapy for children which my son greatly benefited from.
June 27, 2013 - 1:21pm •
The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion: Kristin Neff at TEDxCentennialParkWomen.Thanks to Kelly Megyesi, BC Regional Council Women's Coordinator, for forwarding along ...
June 27, 2013 - 12:19pm •
Ottawa – The Public Service Alliance of Canada and Canada Post have signed a memorandum of agreement that will see long-awaited pay equity cheques begin to be issued in August.“PSAC started this process in 1983 with a complaint to the Canadian Human Rights Commission and has stuck with it through literally hundreds of days of Tribunal hearings and numerous court battles,” says PSAC national president Robyn Benson.  “Now the members are finally going to get what they have deserved for so long.”
May 30, 2013 - 1:04pm •
A thank you note received from the $10/day childcare campaign! PSAC BC Regional Women's Committees invite everyone to be a part of this great campaign - more info here.

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