PEA News

ORL March Newsletter | Collective Agreement and Working from Home

Collective Agreement Members voted 100% in favour of the tentative agreement. 74.2% of members voted. Thank you to bargaining committee members Kristy Smith and Tara…

SMS Call in Procedures

Boarding Staff – requesting advance leave/switching a shift or reporting an absence: To request advanced leave – complete a time off request in payworks and submit…

GLP Classifications

Qualifications review: As part of collective bargaining, we agreed to conduct a Qualifications review in collaboration with the Employer. This qualifications review is to look…

UVic Chapter By-Election: Call for Nominations

UVic – University of Victoria Administrative and Academic Professionals This is a call for nominations for one vacant Director position on the UVic Chapter Executive….

ORL Tentative Agreement

Your bargaining committee met with the employer for an additional two days of bargaining on February 8 and 9 after three days in late 2020….

Differential Payment Physiotherapists

There have been reported terminations of qualification differential payment Physiotherapists (PTs) since April 1, 2020. This has been reported to the HSPBA Classification Redesign Committee and, in…

February 2021 GLP Webinars

In addition to the webinars we are offering with Evidence for Democracy, the PEA is also hosting the following union-focused virtual sessions that are open…

2020 GLP Update

Dear GLP members, With the end of 2020 in sight, I wanted to give an update on some of the changes that have happened these past…

PEA 2021 Convention: Submit your expression of interest

Every two years the PEA gathers members from across the province to set the direction of our union. For the first time, Convention will be held…

OH&S Presentation

During the 2020 SMS AGM, Brian Campbell of the BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) Health and Safety Centre gave a special presentation on Occupational Health…

Professional Governance Act tabled in the legislature

Professional Employees Association (PEA) was optimistic about the tabling of the Professional Governance Act. The proposed legislation is a starting point for addressing the professional…

Media Release: A first step towards fixing professional reliance

A first step towards fixing professional reliance Thursday, June 28, 2018 Victoria, BC: Today, the British Columbia government released the Professional Reliance Review. “This report represents an…