November 21, 2019 (Victoria) – Starting tomorrow, the Legal Services Society (LSS) staff lawyers are taking work-to-rule job action. All legal aid centres will remain open.
LSS — Legal Services Society Lawyers
The PEA's second bargaining unit comprises the employed lawyers working for the Legal Services Society of BC.
LSS was founded in 1979 to provide legal aid to qualified applicants. PEA members practice primarily in criminal, family and immigration law. LSS members work in many locations across British Columbia.
The PEA was certified to represent this group of lawyers in 1981.
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LSS Bargaining 2019
Information on the 2019 round of bargaining
- Jeremy Orrego, Chair
- Dawn McConnell
- Debby O'Leary
- Megan Olson
- Jeff Speed
This week the PEA launched the Justice 4 Justice Workers campaign to support our PEA members working for the Legal Services Society (LSS).
The PEA made a submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services for Budget 2020. Our focus was on restoring legal aid funding in BC.