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Supporting members since 1964.

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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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    • 29 JAN 19
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    FSA Board Elections 2019

    FSA Board Elections 2019

    Elections are happening for the FSA board of directors. In 2019 the following positions are up for election: One (1) Treasurer (2019-21 term) Five (5) Directors-at-Large (2019-21 term) Two (2) Directors, Associate Members (2019-21 term) 2019 FSA Board Elections Timeline Formal Call for Nominations (Wed, Feb 6) – Nomination Form (PDF) Nominations Close (Wed, Feb 27, Noon) Deadline: Candidate Statement

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    • 17 JAN 19
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    Call Out: FSA DAA 2019 Nominations

    Call Out: FSA DAA 2019 Nominations

    The FSA Distinguished Alumni Award (DAA) is a partnership with the BCIT’s Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each year the Alumni Association selects recipients from BCIT alumni who have demonstrated achievement/leadership to receive these awards. In 2014 the FSA began to partner with the Alumni Association to present an additional DAA to an FSA member who is

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    • 16 JAN 19
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    Disability: What You Need to Know About the Law of Accommodation

    Disability: What You Need to Know About the Law of Accommodation

    This piece was originally published in our the FSA Voice (October 2018 edition).  Many of us are going to experience a disabling medical condition, even if it is just transitory. When that happens, the law protects us at work. The duty to accommodate is a doctrine fashioned by the courts in their development of constitutional and statutory human

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