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

February 3, 2015 - 1:13pm •
Eight young workers from across the country participated in PSAC’s first national young worker committee meeting in Ottawa from January 10-11. They spent time creating a three-year plan of action – focusing on ways to make young workers a more prominent and vocal part of our union.
January 14, 2015 - 3:59pm •
Taking Charge of Change (TCC) is an intensive eight-week activist training program for young workers and youth activists (age 30 and under) who want to lead, build and organize for change. This program takes place in a participatory online learning environment.This program will help you:
January 12, 2015 - 12:01pm •
I attended the BC Federation of Labour Convention for the first time in 2014 as a young worker and the only delegate from my component.  I found it to be a very different experience given that it was primarily focussed on private sector unions and I work in a public sector union.
December 24, 2014 - 9:05am •
Thanks to Liz Oliphant (on the left in the photo), BC Regional Council South Island Coordinator & young worker for this report from the BC Fed Convention ...I had the opportunity to attend this year’s BC Federation of Labour Convention in Vancouver from November 24-28th.    This was my first BCFed convention and it was exciting to attend as a young worker delegate.  I also had the chance to participate in the Young Worker Mock Convention that was hosted the Sunday before convention.
December 10, 2014 - 10:01am •
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 (RWC) members, and Young worker activists (30 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) National Bargaining Conference.The CFIA National Bargaining Conference will take place January 26-28, 2015 at the Marriott Residence Inn, Ottawa.
December 9, 2014 - 9:36am •
** via the CLC Young Worker's Committee **The CLC young workers committee have decided to take action to increase young people's engagement during the next federal elections. The first step is a social media action on the 9th of December 2014. Here's what to do ...
December 8, 2014 - 12:54pm •
Representatives from PSAC BC's two Young Worker Committees gathered in Vancouver on the last weekend of November to network, get some training on mobilization and recruitment, and to create a strategic plan for young workers in the Region. The group also heard from A/REVP Jamey Mills, who got his start as a union activist as the Young Worker's Coordinator on the BC Regional Council, and from George Christou, the co-chair of the Vancouver & District Labour Council's Young Worker Committee, and participated in the BC Federation of Labour's 2014 Young Workers Mock C
November 21, 2014 - 2:37pm •
About the awardsThe Power of Youth Leadership Awards recognize and celebrate young progressive leaders in BC who are driving change towards a more socially, economically and environmentally just society. The awards are open to progressive young leaders who are active in BC and are 32 and under as of December 31, 2013.
November 3, 2014 - 3:38pm •
The BC Federation of Labour is currently seeking young worker facilitators from all over the province to facilitate the Labour Education Program delivered by the Employee Action & Rights Network (EARN). This program brings young union members into classrooms to talk about Employment Standards, unions, and the role unions play in society.  
October 7, 2014 - 3:18pm •
To: PSAC Young Workers in BC Are you considering attending the BC Federation of Labour Convention this November and are trying to put together the money to do so? Well I definitely want to encourage you to come if you can, and our Young Worker Caucus wants to help support your attendance! We have some limited funds available to provide as a subsidy towards your costs to attending this Convention. How to apply? Do steps 1 to 4 by October 17. 1. Send us your name and full contact info

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