A union of professionals making a difference in BC

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

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 »

We support the BC Teachers' Federation
Staffing changes at the PEA: Temporary Financial Officer
Please be aware that Jennifer Bond has started work on a temporary appointment as the PEA's Financial Officer. Jennifer brings a wealth of experience and we are delighted to have her on staff. Teresa Husband is on leave for three to six months. Emails sent to Teresa are being forwarded to Jennifer. Jennifer can be reached via email. Read more »

New Reports from the CCPA on unions, democracy and equality
The Canadian Centre fro Policy Alternatives has released three reports on the role of unions in fighting income inequality. The series documents the critical role unions have played in reducing inequality and enhancing democracy in Canada, and examines the forces working to undermine union strength.  Read more »

 Chapter News

July 21, 2014
UVic - University of Victoria Administrative and Academic Professionals

Information on the proposed changes to pension language for UVic members in the current round...

July 17, 2014
UVic - University of Victoria Administrative and Academic Professionals

Members are invited to a discussion "Pension Plan – Why the changes? What’s...

July 16, 2014
ORL - Okanagan Regional Librarians

The PEA is holding a meeting on Monday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Vernon Library Branch to...

July 15, 2014
UVic - University of Victoria Administrative and Academic Professionals

Please attend an important bargaining update meeting on Tuesday, July 15 at 12:00 p.m. in the...

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