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Young Workers

A collection of news and information filed under Young Workers. Click for more information about the PSAC BC Young Workers Caucus.

May 29, 2019 - 2:18pm •
We currently have two Young Workers Committees in BC - the Vancouver Island YWC and the Mainland & Haida Gwaii YWC. Download the minutes of their meetings below.
May 3, 2019 - 8:57am •
Grant’s Law was put in place to safeguard our exposed and vulnerable late night workers who often work alone and exposed to higher rates of violence in the workplace. These workers are very often young workers as well, starting out in their careers in the workforce.
May 1, 2019 - 11:11am •
To all PSAC BC Young Workers! Each year the BCFED hosts the Young Workers' School at Camp Jubilee. The school is set in a retreat-like environment where participants attend courses to help them build skills related to the labour movement and political action. There are outdoor activities and a chance to meet other young workers from around the province.
January 22, 2019 - 9:54am •
PSAC produces a wide variety of toolkits, booklets and resource guides for activists and Locals. We have collected them here as a resource for members. If you would like a printed copy of any of these materials, contact your regional office or PSAC Representative. updated May 2019
December 18, 2018 - 9:08am •
PSAC’s youngest members met in the Ottawa from December 7 to 9 to take part in the very first national gathering of young workers. A selection of nearly 50 delegates, all aged 35 and younger, traveled across the country to receiving training, and to strategize around and discuss important issues facing the youngest demographic of Canada’s workforce.
October 15, 2018 - 2:57pm •
On September 27th the Vancouver Island Young Worker Committee elected new leadership and executive members to take the committee forward into 2019 and beyond. Please welcome the revamped and new executive members to the committee and stay tuned for initiatives from your Vancouver Island Young Worker committee going forward.
October 12, 2018 - 2:18pm •
The Alliance Executive Committee (AEC) has approved a one-time National Young Worker Forum to be held in Ottawa from December 7-9. This forum is an opportunity for a limited number of young workers (age 35 or under) to participate in a dynamic weekend of networking and planning for the 2019-2021 cycle. The goal is to see many robust regional young worker committees thriving and more young PSAC members using these committees to plug into their union.
September 10, 2018 - 9:48am •
To:PSAC Locals in the B.C. Region
August 7, 2018 - 1:25pm •
August 3, 2018 - 10:44am •
Young Workers: Register to Attend the B.C. Federation of Labour Young Workers School at Camp Jubilee in the Indian Arm from September 14-16, 2018. Participants will attend courses to help them build leadership and facilitation skills, learn about labour history from an equity lens, discuss the impact of bullying and harassment in the workplace, and learn how to develop a campaign through video. In addition to coursework, attendees will be able to participate in a variety of outdoor activities and connect with other young workers from around the province.

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