PEA News

Message From the PEA President: BC Wildfires

Dear PEA members, This last week has been a sombre time for the province and if you or your family and friends have been impacted…

Letter from Minister Bowinn Ma Regarding Appendix H

The PEA received the below response from Minister Bowinn Ma in response to our request to discuss the compensation model of Appendix H. 639616 –…

HSP Professional Fees Update

Dear HSP members Many members have inquired about the new professional fees reimbursement that was negotiated in the last round of bargaining. There was an…

BCER Bargaining Update: Tentative Deal and Ratification Vote

Dear BCER members, The bargaining committee is very happy to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached. Highlights from the agreement include: Creation of…

Appendix H Activated

Dear GLP members, We have been informed by the Employer that Appendix H has been activated retroactively to July 1, 2023. As per the Collective Agreement, this means that the…

HSPBA reaches agreement on retroactive pay for members covered by terms of HSPBA union contract who have ceased employment since April 1, 2022 – IMPORTANT DEADLINES TO BE ELIGIBLE

Union members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement are urged to reach out to former colleagues with important information about retroactive pay they are entitled…

2023 Appendix H Activation Request

The following letter was sent to Tara Richards, Deputy Minister, Emergency Management BC on July 18, 2023 requesting that Appendix H be activated. We received the…

PEA Welcomes Teachers at Pearson College

June 22, 2023 (Victoria) – Teachers at Pearson College are joining the Professional Employees Association (PEA), BC’s labour union for professionals. “We are thrilled to…

Response From Minister Robinson

Below is the response from Minister Robinson, replying to our joint letter regarding post-secondary funding. 2023 Letter From Minister Robinson

Under-implementation Pilot – PEA grievance Update

Dear GLP Engineers, On April 26, 2023, the Union filed a grievance at Step 2 in the grievance process under Article 8 of the collective…

Media Release: BC Government Removes Access to Justice from the Community of Terrace

June 8, 2023 (Victoria) – Yesterday Legal Aid BC closed the Parents Legal Centre (PLC) in Terrace, BC and laid off the community’s only Legal Aid…

Appendix H: Leave for Meritorious Service – Don’t Get Burned

Dear GLP members, If you are part of BC’s emergency response to wildfires and floods you may not be paid for your work. For newer…