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    • 25 JUL 19
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    In Memory: Elinor Hudon

    In Memory: Elinor Hudon

    Paul Reniers, FSA Executive Director (2006-18) Elinor was one of the people who defined the FSA for a generation. As a Technician in MedLab, Elinor was elected to the FSA executive in the early 1980s becoming president for the first time later that decade and then again in the early 1990s. She sat on several

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    • 27 JUN 19
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    Best Practices: Workload Disputes

    Best Practices: Workload Disputes

    Originally published in our October 2018 FSA Voice newsletter.  Over the last year, the FSA has seen an increase in members using collective agreement provisions to dispute excess workload assignments. Collective Agreement Articles 8.8 and 8.9 (for instructional and non-instructional staff respectively) provide three levels of dispute resolution. The Workload Dispute Process gives members the opportunity to

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    • 24 JUN 19
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    Update: FSA Staffing

    Update: FSA Staffing

    Updated: June 27, 2019. After sending out this notice on June 24th we received some questions from members and have added some FAQ to the bottom of this post. Thank you to the members who reached out for more information! The FSA office is currently significantly understaffed. The FSA board and staff remain committed to fulfilling

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    • 14 JUN 19
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    Farewell to FSA’s Heather Neun

    Farewell to FSA’s Heather Neun

    Heather Neun, Senior Labour Relations Representative and Union Counsel, joined the FSA staff in January 2010. She came to us with an incredible breadth of experience from her time practicing law for several firms in BC and a prominent international human rights law organization in Costa Rica. She has been a passionate advocate for equality

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    • 13 JUN 19
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    Job Posting: Senior Labour Relations Representative

    Job Posting: Senior Labour Relations Representative

    This posting has now closed. Full-Time, Permanent PDF Version. The BCIT Faculty and Staff Association in Burnaby is seeking a Senior Labour Relations Representative (SLRR) beginning August 1, 2019. The BCIT FSA is a union of 1,600 faculty and technical employees working primarily at BCIT’s Burnaby and Downtown Vancouver campuses. The FSA is associated with

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    • 10 JUN 19
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    Collegial Governance: Departments Jointly Appoint Departmental Administrative Positions

    Collegial Governance: Departments Jointly Appoint Departmental Administrative Positions

    Originally published in the FSA Voice, January 2016 edition. The rights of members to participate in decision-making and administration is one of the cornerstones of our collective agreement and one of the things that sets post-secondary institutions apart from other workplaces. Collegial governance is based on the principle that our faculty and staff have the

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