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Updates

To: PSAC Young Workers in BC

We want to encourage you to attend the B.C. Federation of Labour Young Workers School at Camp Jubilee. This year it will be held from September 15 – 17. 2017, with participants departing from Deep Cove on Friday afternoon and returning Sunday afternoon.

Our bargaining team met with the employer in Ottawa from June 20 to 22, 2017.

After much delay, the two parties met for three days in Ottawa and were able to sign off on a few amendments to the collective agreement including:

  • definition of the family
  • no discrimination
  • leave for family related responsibilities
  • bereavement leave

The Employer also removed their demand to roll-back sick leave provisions in the collective agreement

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and its component, the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), have written to Prime Minister Trudeau demanding the government revisit its decision to contract out maintenance and other related services in new multi-billion-dollar shipbuilding plans.

After an almost four decade career as a public service worker and union activist, Bob Jackson stepped down as the PSAC BC Regional Executive Vice-President at the close of our regional convention in June 2017. We asked some of the people Bob has worked with over the years for their thoughts. Watch the video below.

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