Regional Executive Vice-President

Bob Jackson

Bob was first elected as the PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for BC in 2011, and re-elected to a second term in 2014. Prior to becoming REVP, Bob was a founding member of the BC Regional Council, where he served as the National Officer’s Coordinator for two terms. Bob was also the Agriculture Union Regional Vice President for eighteen years and held many positions in his Local over this 30 year career in the federal government at CFIA and Agriculture Canada. Bob is especially passionate and active around Health and Safety issues.

As the REVP, Bob is responsible for the following in the BC Region:

    * BC Regional Council;
    * Organizing and recertifications;
    * Education;
    * Political and social action;
    * Women's and equity programs;
    * Area Councils;
    * Directly Chartered Locals and Separate Employers;
    * Federations of Labour and related committees and District Labour Councils.

Bob sits on the Alliance Executive Committee (AEC) along with the six other REVPs and the National President and Vice President. His AEC portfolio includes Health & Safety, the Environment and he has responsibility for TC Bargaining. He also represents PSAC at the BC Federation of Labour, where he sits on the Executive Council.

Bob is always happy to hear from PSAC members - email revp-bc@psac.com or call the office at (604) 430 0191

August 28, 2015 - 11:57am •
Kamloops – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, including federal government workers from Service Canada, Corrections Canada, RCMP civilian staff, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, and Environment Canada are gathering in Riverside Park to meet with candidates in the upcoming federal election to hear from them about their party’s plan for federal public services.
August 21, 2015 - 12:52pm •
VICTORIA – A group of Canadian veterans and advocates will gather in Victoria on August 25th, to demand that federal election candidates re-open Veterans Affairs offices and restore funding to important veterans’ services. Veterans say they feel abandoned by the Conservative government since it closed nine Veterans Affairs offices across Canada in 2013 and 2014. This spring, the Public Service Alliance of Canada released a series of video testimonials documenting the impact of the office closures on the lives of veterans with complex medical needs.
July 23, 2015 - 10:56am •
Musqueam Territory – Vancouver, British Columbia – Yesterday, representatives from the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA), Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) and Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) celebrated the ratification of their collective agreements after two years of negotiations. These agreements were reached on March 27, 2015 and May 28, 2015, respectively, and mark a historic milestone for the three parties as the first collective agreements of their kind in Canada.
June 22, 2015 - 11:18am •
Members of the three largest unions in the federal government, the Public Service Alliance of Canada; the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; and Canadian Association of Professional Employees, joined by allies in the communty and the labour movement gathered to rally on June 19th at Library Square in Vancouver.
June 18, 2015 - 2:36pm •
Vancouver - Members of the three largest unions in the federal government, the Public Service Alliance of Canada; the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada; and Canadian Association of Professional Employees, will gather to rally on Friday, June 19th, 12PM at Library Square in Vancouver. Federal workers across Canada have been holding actions during National Public Service Week, calling on the government to respect the constitutional rights of federal employees.
June 1, 2015 - 8:51am •
PSAC is proud to announce that members of PSAC Local 22000 have ratified their first negotiated collective agreement with the First Nations Health Authority in British Columbia.
May 27, 2015 - 9:33am •
May 25, 2015 - 11:47am •
One of the hallmarks of a healthy democracy is the ability of citizens to participate freely and actively in determining who they elect to govern and make decisions on their behalf. However until 1988, the Public Service Employment Act did not allow federal public sector workers to take part in political activities beyond simply casting their vote.
May 21, 2015 - 12:19pm •
Are you upset about the government’s interference in the collective bargaining process and its latest attempt to curb our right to free collective bargaining? PSAC members in BC rallied on Monday to send a message to the government - legislating any changes to collective agreements is not acceptable!
May 11, 2015 - 7:02pm •
We sat down on Friday afternoon with Bob Jackson, PSAC's Regional Executive Vice President for BC, for a chat about Bill C-59, PSAC's response, and next steps. Here's a quick video.

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