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    • 30 MAY 22
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    Welcome, Zaa Joseph, to the FSA Board of Directors!

    Welcome, Zaa Joseph, to the FSA Board of Directors!

    Having accepted a position at the Justice Institute, Lisa Allen will be stepping down from the FSA Board of Directors as of June 2, 2022. Her contributions have been invaluable to our union. Anticipating Lisa’s departure, the Board voted unanimously on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 to appoint Zaa Joseph as a Director from June 2,

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    • 25 APR 22
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    Impasse at the Bargaining Table for BCGEU

    Impasse at the Bargaining Table for BCGEU

    The BC General Employees Union (BCGEU)—representing more than 33,000 public-sector workers in the province—has declared an impasse in bargaining with BC’s Public Service Agency (PSA). The deadlock comes amid the government agency’s failure to bargain a cost of living adjustment (COLA) for BCGEU workers. The PSA’s offers to this point represent a significant pay cut

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    • 22 APR 22
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    Bargaining a New Collective Agreement: A Primer for FSA Members

    Bargaining a New Collective Agreement: A Primer for FSA Members

    FSA members’ collective agreement (CA) with BCIT is set to expire July 1, 2022 (though it will remain in effect until bargaining concludes). While a CA is a legal document established through negotiation, its life begins long before union representatives and the employer sit down to bargain. For the union, this pre-history involves research, committee

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