Virtual GLP AGM: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. PDT


Registration is open for the AGM

GLP members are invited to attend the 2022 AGM and have their voices heard. Business will include reports from the Chair, Secretary-Treasurer, PEA Staff and bargaining, along with consideration of resolutions.

Attendance at the AGM may require you to be away from your workplace during regularly scheduled hours of work. Union leave for up to two hours will be provided upon request. Contact us with the hour(s) you require for leave.The PEA will provide you with an “Application for Leave on Union Business” form for you to submit to your employer. You will see no interruption to your pay and benefits as a result of applying for union leave. The PEA will be billed for your time away from work and will reimburse your employer for the cost of salary and benefits for the period of union leave.

Please register to attend the virtual AGM through the link below. There will be draw prizes for those who attend!



Resolutions at the AGM

Resolutions are accepted in the months preceding the Annual General Meeting. Submit your resolution through the link below.


Throughout the year, any member may approach the Chapter Executive with issues or ideas outside of the resolution process. You can do so by contacting the Labour Relations Officer Melissa Moroz.

Resolutions Guide for GLP Annual General Meetings

Resolutions can have a direct impact on the membership and on how the GLP Chapter operates. Members can submit resolutions to the GLP Chapter AGM which, if adopted, will result in changes to the GLP Chapter Constitution or guide the actions of the GLP Chapter Executive.

2022 Resolutions Passed

Log in to view the following resolutions passed at the 2022 GLP AGM. 

Resolutions Passed 2022 GLP AGM

2021 Resolutions Passed

Log in to view the following resolutions passed at the 2021 GLP AGM. 

Resolutions Passed at the 2021 GLP AGM

Review the resolutions from previous GLP Annual General Meetings


Record of Resolutions from previous Annual General Meetings


2022 GLP AGM Reports

Log in to read the AGM Reports below:

AGM Agenda 

2022 GLP AGM Agenda: REVISED

AGM Rules of Order 

Rules of Order GLP AGM 2022

Draft Minutes of 2021 AGM 

Draft Minutes of the 2021 GLP AGM

Secretary-Treasurer's Report

Secretary-Treasurer's Report GLP AGM 2022

Grants and Donations Committee Report 

Grants and Donations Committee Report GLP AGM 2022

Chapter Chair's Report 

Chapter Chair's Report GLP AGM 2022

Bargaining Report

Bargaining Report GLP AGM 2022

Labour Relations Officer's Report 

Labour Relations Officer's Report GLP AGM 2022

Disposition of Resolutions  

Disposition of 2021 AGM Resolutions

Resolutions Committe Report

Resolutions Committee Report GLP AGM 2022


If you would like copies of minutes before 2007 please contact the PEA office. Members are required to log in to view the minutes below. 

2020 GLP AGM Minutes

GLP AGM Minutes 2019

GLP AGM Minutes 2018

GLP AGM Minutes 2017

GLP AGM Minutes 2016


GLP AGM Minutes 2015

GLP AGM Minutes 2014

GLP AGM Minutes 2013

GLP AGM Minutes 2012

GLP AGM Minutes 2011

GLP AGM Minutes 2010

GLP AGM Minutes 2009

GLP AGM Minutes 2008

GLP AGM Minutes 2007

In this section

The PEA was formed in 1974, by a group of professionals working in the public sector. The story goes that the founders of the union mortgaged their houses to fund negotiations of the union’s first collective agreement. 

Now, the PEA is BC’s union for professionals. We represent a wide range of professionals including lawyers, foresters, engineers, agrologists, teachers, veterinarians, fundraisers, physiotherapists, pharmacists, psychologists program managers, librarians and more.

Our union is led by the PEA Executive. They represent members from across the chapters of the PEA and set the overall vision and direction for our union.

Resources for our members

Navigating a union can sometime be a challenging process. Under this section of the website you will find resources to help you navigate the PEA. In the members section you'll find expense claim reimbursements, information on the PEA's scholarship and bursary program and our grants and donations program.

Collective bargaining and job action resources explain the process of collective bargaining and what to do in the unlikely event of job action. 

Local reps can also find resources to help them complete their job more effectively. This includes ways to welcome new members, how to take notes in investigation disciplinary meetings and more.

The heart of our union

The PEA is made up of nine chapters, or groups of members who either work for the same employer or are in the same field of work. Each chapter has an elected executive tasked with running the affairs of the chapter. Each chapter is entitled to representation at the PEA Executive, the governing body of the union. 

Our members work for a range of employers: the Province of BC, the University of Victoria, St. Margaret's School, the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, the Oil and Gas Commission, the Law Society of BC, Legal Services Society, the Okangan Regional Library and health authorities across BC.

Professionals need unions now more then ever

Since the 1970’s, when the PEA was formed, our mission has been to ensure our members can work in safe, productive environments and receive fair and reasonable wages and benefits for the valuable work they do. We help individuals and groups of professional workers to understand the challenges they face in their workplaces and some of the solutions available to them. 

We work with potential members to become certified as a union and achieve the wages, benefits and respect they deserve. 

The Professional | Volume 48 Issue 1

The Professional is the PEA's award-winning, quarterly magazine for members.

The Spring 2022 issue takes a deep dive into the work of GLP members and their work during provincial emergencies.

Read the latest issue



The PEA was formed in 1974 to represent licensed professionals in the BC Public Service. Since then the organization has grown to include a wide range of professionals from across BC. Find our more about our governance, staff and strategic direction.

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