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The PEA is a labour union. Its constitution sets out similar objectives, and labour law gives it the same rights and obligations to represent its members in collective bargaining as apply to other labour unions in British Columbia.

 News and Media

Please respect the BCTF picket lines
In the event that the teacher’s strike continues next week we are strongly encouraging all members to continue in NOT crossing the BCTF picket line.  Read more »

After 40 years we have a lot to celebrate on Labour Day
On Labour Day we have an opportunity not only to enjoy an extra day off as the summer comes to a close, but to celebrate the history of our union and the importance of the labour movement in bringing us valuable rights to the workplace. Read more »

Mount Polley: Provincial Government sheds scientists, but needs more
For the past week the PEA has been reaching out to members, past and present, to better understand the potential impacts that decreased numbers of licensed science officers may have had on the Mount Polley dam breach.  Read more »

The June issue of The Professional is now online
In the June issue we're proud to announce that The Professional won a Canadian Association of Labour Media award for excellence in print layout. This is the first time the PEA's magazine has won this award. Read more »

Further BCTF action this week
The BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) is continuing their rotating job action this week. A government imposed lockout also continues. The PEA supports teachers and their fight for a fair collective agreement including class size and composition. Read more »

 Chapter News

August 29, 2014
PGSD - Prince George School District

In the event that the teacher’s strike continues next week we are strongly encouraging...

August 29, 2014
SMS - St. Margaret's School

It's the start of another school year and I wanted to take this time to update you on SMS...

August 22, 2014
GLP - Government Licensed Professionals

Send your expression of interest by August 31 to...

August 13, 2014
HSP - Health Science Professionals

An Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP) is being rolled out this month for Health...

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