PIPSC CSC SH PACIFIC SUB GROUP MEETING MINUTES
January 01, 2017 @ 1600
Present: Jennifer Russell, Mike Bouwers, Jolly Bouwers, Beverly Jameson, Ian Shaw, Tyler Grado, Leander Dobni , Krsna Khoyratty and Ross McIntosh
Guests: Phil Johnson
Agenda: Approved with no changes.
Meeting called to order by President Krsna Khoyratty.
The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss the ramifications and concerns around the newly negotiated PIPSC Collective Agreement.
Individual members talked about how retention and recruitment would be affected by National Rates of Pay. The BC Provincial Nurses have gained traction and the wage gap is now narrowing between Provincial and Corrections Nursing. Individual clinicians expressed their concerns. Members were encouraged to get out and vote.
members talked about labor management issues and diminished resource staffing levels in their respective Institutions. Members were encouraged to utilize the services of the ERO. Strategies were shared on how to raise awareness of any contentious issues and how they could be effectively addressed with management.
Meeting adjourned at 1730.