The next general local elections in British Columbia are on October 20, 2018. We have heard from several PSAC members who are planning to run for office and are happy to see members getting involved in politics and the community.
If you are a PSAC member planning to run in the election please let us know. We also encourage you to seek the endorsement of your local Labour Council, for more information contact the REVP Office.
The winter/spring weekend course schedule is complete, watch for the full fall schedule coming soon.
In the meantime, PSAC has some advanced courses coming up in the fall. These courses are open to members from across the province. Visit the links for more information, course pre-requisites, and the application form.
PSAC will be offering webinars for members who volunteered to be Pay Advocates on how to address common problems with Phoenix. Participants will explore the steps to take when handling pay problems that occur due to transfer of positions or overtime. They will also explore the claims process when employees are seeking reimbursements for costs incurred due to Phoenix errors, such as paying interest on loans. More information and registration at the national website.
PSAC offers 14 scholarships for dependent children of PSAC members and three scholarships for PSAC members who will be attending university, college or a recognized institute of higher learning on a full-time basis during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applications are now open.
Something to do over the summer
PSAC has partnered with the PNE to offer discounted admission to Playland for PSAC members and their families. Details in a poster here. Put one up on your worksite!