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    • 05 MAR 19
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    IWD 2019: Message from the President

    IWD 2019: Message from the President

    The FSA acknowledges International Women’s Day as an opportunity to reflect upon the work we are doing, and the work we still have to do, to support women and girls. Last year a colleague was lamenting that there still was not equality between genders. I said that I totally agreed but also stated that enormous

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    • 22 FEB 19
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    Bargaining Update / Seeking to Solve Problems

    Bargaining Update / Seeking to Solve Problems

    Colin Jones, FSA Chief Negotiator Collective bargaining is the process of establishing a collective bargaining agreement (or CBA or CA or “contract”) between an employer (in our case, BCIT) and its employees represented by an independent trade union (in our case, the BCITFSA). Our recent collective agreements have had a duration of 3-5 years each

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    • 08 FEB 19
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    Join the FSA Equity Caucus

    Join the FSA Equity Caucus

    Zaa Joseph, FSA Director, Equity Caucus Liaison In May 2017, the FSA Board of Directors approved an Equity Policy for the Association and in June 2018 formed an FSA Equity Caucus (EC) with Terms of Reference seeking to bring the FSA’s Equity Policy to life. As the Board liaison to the EC, we hosted a

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