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** Posted on behalf of Nia Gillies, PSAC BC Regional Council **

June is Pride Month and marks the beginning of the Pride season: a time for LGBTQ2+ folks to celebrate, but also a time for struggle dating back decades to the Stonewall riots in June of 1969. Although there won’t be big parades or festivities this year, let's all take the time to celebrate gender and sexual diversity, while continuing to fight for LGBTQ2+ rights.

There is a reason why we still march in Canada today.

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted our face to face education for the time being. The PSAC B.C. Education Program wanted to ensure that members who are seeking non-PSAC educational opportunities have access to some support in the coming months. One way to do this is by expanding our non-PSAC education course subsidies. PSAC B.C. Education program has decided to offer an additional four (4) x $250.00 subsidies.

By the end of this discussion you will understand the basic steps in refusing dangerous work. We will talk about some of the challenges in work refusals for ‘invisible’ dangers like COVID-19, and answer participant’s questions about work refusals. PSAC BC members in federally and provincially regulated workplaces and members of your household are welcome to participate.

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