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Representation. Negotiation. Advocacy.

Supporting members since 1964.

Representation. Negotiation. Advocacy.

Supporting members since 1964.

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    • 01 JUN 18
    • 9
    Preserving your Vacation Entitlements

    Preserving your Vacation Entitlements

    The summer break period is approaching, and many of you will be heading off for your hard-earned annual vacation. Vacation is an earned and paid entitlement for all regular FSA positions in all classifications (e.g. Specialized Faculty, Technical Staff). We recently learned that BCIT is proposing to make involuntary vacation leave bank payouts to members

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    • 29 MAY 18
    • 1
    PTS Instructor Honoured as FSA DAA Recipient

    PTS Instructor Honoured as FSA DAA Recipient

    Since 2014 the BCIT Faculty & Staff Association have partnered with BCIT and the BCIT Alumni Association for the Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA) by honouring a BCIT alumnus who returned to the Institute as an FSA member. In January we put a call out to our members for nominations and received submissions from a number

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    • 24 MAY 18
    • 0
    The Cycle of Negotiations

    The Cycle of Negotiations

    This piece was originally published in our the FSA Voice (January 2018 edition).  How many times have you heard, or maybe said, ‘I only pay attention to the union during bargaining’? It’s a common sentiment, and a common problem, in many unionized workplaces. Bargaining has the highest profile of all union activities. With collective agreements usually having

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    • 03 JAN 18
    • 11
    Gaps in Our Benefits

    Gaps in Our Benefits

    Will your benefits support you and your family when you need it most? Taco Niet, FSA Member & Tech Rep Listening to the rhetoric from BCIT Human Resources, one gets the impression that BCIT will support its employees whatever happens, in health and with a good benefits plan as one of “BC’s Top Employers”. The

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