Human Rights

The PSAC BC Region has three Human Rights Committees who meet regularly to in person and via conference call to discuss issues and plan events relating to PSAC’s Indigenous, PWD, GLBTQ2+, and Racially Visible members.

The BC Region also has four Regional Council members who represent equity-seeking groups. They are responsible for PSAC members within their constituencies and speak for them at the Council, they seek to promote the activism of PSAC members within these constituencies, and they ensure and promote representation for their constituencies throughout our Union.

Regional Council Aboriginal Equity Coordinator
Jenny Macleod

Regional Council Racially Visible Equity Coordinator
Stephen Torng

Regional Council Members with Disabilities Equity Coordinator
Shane Polak

Regional Council Pride (GLBT) Equity Coordinator
Nia Gillies

Black History Month panel discussions – now available

As part of Black History Month 2021, PSAC organized a series of panel discussions that looked at the issues facing Black workers and to honor the contributions of Black labour activists in this country. We are now making these discussions available online for everyone’s benefit.

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PSAC condemns anti-Asian racism and violence

The horrendous fatal mass shooting in Atlanta by a white man who primarily targeted women of Asian descent is the latest in a series of increasingly frequent and shocking incidents of racially motivated violence in North…

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