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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 5, 2012 - 10:42am •
Refuses to implement Supreme Court OrderA year ago this coming November 17, the Supreme Court ordered Canada Post to implement a Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Order that it provide pay equity payments to thousands of employees and retirees who had been underpaid for decades.This should have ended a 30 year battle for equity and justice.But Canada Post is refusing to implement that order and is delaying payments to those who desperately need it.
September 28, 2012 - 3:11pm •
These vigils are meant to honour the more than 600 Aboriginal women that have been murdered or gone missing and to keep their memories alive. They are also meant to draw public attention to this horrific violence as a way to help end the assaults on native women.
August 29, 2012 - 1:05pm •
In Canada, women have the right to control over their own bodies. Now, a Conservative MP's motion could put serious limits on women's reproductive rights.MP Stephen Woodworth's motion M-312 calls for a special Parliamentary committee to review the definition of “human being” in the Criminal Code of Canada. If passed, the motion could undermine a woman's constitutional right to security of the person once she becomes pregnant.
August 7, 2012 - 10:07am •
May 31, 2012 - 12:24pm •
To all members and former members of the PSAC who are awaiting their pay equity payments from Canada PostSisters and Brothers,
May 22, 2012 - 12:41pm •
BC Women hit the floor at convention.  Last convention - women's issues did not get debated and it was great this year when women had a voice! Convention was emotional with Public Service Cuts announced on Monday Apr 30th, marching to Parliament Hill in protest on Tuesday May 1st, and
April 20, 2012 - 12:00am •
Here are the Regional Council reports presented at the March 2012 RC meeting, as well as the Council Committee Terms of Reference and the meeting minutes.
April 2, 2012 - 10:48am •
Women have fought for equity for many years. Now, we are faced with huge job cuts in the public service and those cuts clearly hurt women. We have published a pamphlet entitled "Job Cuts Hurt Women And We're Fighting Back!" If you haven't seen it - email me at megyesk@psac-afpc.com and I will get one to you.
February 28, 2012 - 3:18pm •
Each year around the world, International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8. Thousands of events occur not just on this day but throughout March to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The theme for IWD in 2012 is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.If every International Women's Day event held in 2012 includes girls in some way, then thousands of minds will be inspired globally.
February 8, 2012 - 12:36pm •
Our Strength: Mobilizing and Fighting BackWhat is the Union School? Union Education at its best! Union School is open to all members - it provides you with a unique opportunity to gain more specialized knowledge and skills while networking with other members from across the BC Region so that you can return to your workplaces and locals energized and ready to empower other members!How to apply

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