ARTICLE II — Objects
The name of the organization is the “Professional Employees Association”.
ARTICLE II — Objects
The objects of the Association are:
To serve as Bargaining Agent for employees included in the Association membership, to regulate relations between these employees and their employers by means of collective bargaining including such matters as professional status, working conditions, general welfare and salaries and other remuneration.
Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, to encourage, promote and maintain enlightened and innovative principles of labour relations including:
creation of working conditions whereby work and the provision of services become a source of personal and professional satisfaction;
recognition and encouragement of employees' motivations, potential for development, capacity for assuming responsibility and readiness to work for organizational goals;
recognition of the principle of participation by and consultation with employees in joint undertakings to accomplish organizational objectives and goals subject to the public interest;
recognition and encouragement of employees' capacity to use a high degree of imagination, ingenuity and creativity in achievement of organizational goals.
To maintain and promote a professional standard of service among professional employees.
To maintain and promote full professional and working relationships between various professional categories, among members of the Association, and between members of the Association supervisory staff and other salaried employees and their trade unions and associations.
To prepare briefs, organize seminars and perform research and educational functions with respect to professional status and responsibilities and relations with employers.
To have power to recognize categories of employees as chapters of the Association.
To do any other things as may be necessary for the welfare of the members of the Association.
ARTICLE III — Headquarters
The business of the Association shall be conducted chiefly in the City of Victoria, B.C. and in other areas where members are employed.