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Bargaining Solidarity! January 2015

Jan 29, 2015 •

PSAC members across BC are organizing bargaining solidarity events - standing together for healthy workplaces and protesting proposed government changes to sick leave and cuts to public services. Here are some photos.

Did your Local, worksite, Committee or Component organize an event? BraggP [at] psac [dot] com (Send us a photo)!

Celebrate Black History Month - Viola Desmond

Jan 26, 2015 •

The PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus and the Union of National Employees BC and Yukon invite you to Celebrate Black History Month with a series of posters, facts, and bookmarks that commemorate our heritage. Here is the second of a series of informative posters members can print and display at their worksites.

Viola Desmond’s experience helped to galvanize public opinion locally and internationally, and to raise awareness about the reality of Canadian segregation.

Celebrate Black History Month - Black History Month in Canada was introduced in 1995 following a motion by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, Jean Augustine.

Jan 19, 2015 •

The PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus and the Union of National Employees BC and Yukon invite you to Celebrate Black History Month with a series of posters, facts, and bookmarks that commemorate our heritage. Here is the first of a series of informative posters members can print and display at their worksites.

Black History Month in Canada was introduced in 1995 following a motion by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, Jean Augustine.

Personalized news, collective agreement and contract information for members

Jan 13, 2015 •

PSAC members can log in to the website to get news about their employer, their collective agreement, and contact information for their region, component or local.

We launched our improved member information dashboard in December.

Minutes: Okanagan HRC

Dec 16, 2014 •

Download the minutes of the Okanagan Human Rights Committee here.

PSAC equity activists, women and young workers: participate in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Bargaining Conference

Dec 10, 2014 •

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.

CCPA report: less wage discrimination in the public sector for women, aboriginals and visible minorities

Oct 30, 2014 •

A new study published by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) entitled Narrowing the Gap: The difference that public sector wages make reports that when comparing similar occupations, the differences in wages between the public and the private sectors are negligible.

Minutes: Mainland HRC

Oct 27, 2014 •

Download the minutes of the Lower Mainland Human Rights Committee here

PSAC BC Young Worker Meeting Registration Form

Oct 10, 2014 •

Please use this form to register for the Young Worker Caucus meeting, November 22/23.

We are assuming you are a worker that is 30 years of age and younger, feel free to self-ID as an equity group member in part 2 of the form.

Aboriginal members take the lead

Oct 9, 2014 •

Tanna Pirie-Wilson spends a lot of time thinking about the impact of government cuts on Aboriginal communities in Canada. As a member of PSAC’s National Aboriginal People’s Circle (NAPC), she hears from First Nations organizations that have seen their budgets cut and from Aboriginal union members whose jobs are at risk

2014 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign

Sep 29, 2014 •

To: All PSAC BC Locals

2014 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

The 2014 Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign (GCWCC) kickoff is just around the corner.

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Upcoming Human Rights Events

The Activist School

January 30, 2015 - February 1, 2015 • Richmond, Metro

25th Annual Feb 14th Women’s Memorial March

February 14, 2015 • Vancouver, Metro

PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus Meeting

February 21, 2015 • Vancouver, Metro

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