News

7 September 2022
Please note the following information about the employer’s request to volunteer at this year’s Healthcare Education Forum (HEF). 
30 August 2022
Dear PIPSC members, Your Union Executive Committee would like to draw your attention to an email you may have recently received from your manager or director. Subject: CALL for Volunteers: FNHA HEF 2022 (November)
6 April 2022
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by Friday, May 6, 2022.
2 April 2022
NOTICE OF BCFNHA AGM BCFNHA Members are invited and encouraged to attend the BCFNHA PIPSC Group  Annual General meeting.  When:  Monday May 9, 2022 Time:  6:30pm - 830pm Pacific Time
3 March 2022
Earlier we announced the results of our ratification vote and we are pleased to report that the new collective agreement has passed, with 58 % voting in favor of the adoption of the contract.
23 February 2022
The bargaining team would like to announce that the tentative agreement has been approved and ratified by the membership. The FNHA has also informed PIPSC that they have ratified the tentative agreement as the employer. 
8 February 2022
Your BCFNHA Group bargaining team would like to invite you to a follow up Q&A regarding the proposed changes to the collective agreement.
27 January 2022
Please take the time to review all the documents in the package before voting. The bargaining team unanimously recommends the acceptance of this tentative agreement.
20 December 2021
The BCFNHA Group bargaining team signed a tentative agreement with the First Nations Health Authority. This agreement must now be ratified by the BCFNHA Group membership.
16 September 2020
The BCFNHA group executive is looking for members who would be interested in becoming part of the bargaining team for the next round of collective bargaining (contract negotiations) with the employer.
18 November 2019
NOTICE OF BCFNHA AGM All BCFNHA Members are invited and encouraged to attend the BCFNHA PIPSC Group  Annual General Meeting     Date:  Thursday, November 19, 2019
15 October 2019
IMPORTANT TELECONFERENCE DATE:  Tuesday October 22 2019 TIME:  12 NOON Call in number:  1-855-453-6962 ID number:  4692480
22 January 2019
The union gives us an excellent opportunity to look after our jobs. We can be directly involved in negotiating work conditions that are fair and progressive. These conditions are written into a legally binding collective agreement. The union also gives us the opportunity to sit on committees that can promote better communication, mutual respect and understanding with management.
14 December 2018
PREAMBLE These By-Laws, in general, pertain to matters of Group organization not covered by the By-Laws and Regulations of The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and are made pursuant to those By-Laws and Regulations.
12 December 2018
Our latest collective agreement includes establishing a remote nursing sub-committee. The purpose of the committee is to inquire into the circumstances that lead to concerns about administrative or operational inequities experienced by nurses in remote stations as compared to nurses working in other locations of the employer.
6 November 2018
NOTICE OF BCFNHA AGM BCFNHA Members are invited and encouraged to attend the BCFNHA PIPSC Group  Annual General meeting  Date:  Thursday, November 22, 2018 Time:  6pm (PST)- Refreshments; 6:45pm AGM BCFNHA GROUP-PIPSC
6 July 2018
PIPSC members with a gross annual income of less than $40,000 are eligible to apply for reimbursement of part of their union dues.
21 February 2018
Your BCFNHA Bargaining was at the bargaining table last week and is pleased to announce that we have finalized bargaining and reached a tentative agreement with the employer to renew your Collective Agreement. Your bargaining team unanimously recommends the adoption of the tentative agreement.
20 November 2017
AGENDA PIPSC FNHA Group 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Thursday, November 30, 2017
20 November 2017
You are invited and encouraged to attend the PIPSC BCFNHA Group Annual General Meeting Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Time: 6pm (PST) Place: Hilton, 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC
25 October 2017
Your bargaining team of Sharon Trasatti, Kellie Moorman and Nicholas Pernal (PIPSC Negotiator), met with the FNHA on August 22-24 and again October 3-5, 2017 for the first two bargaining sessions.
17 October 2017
Notice  of BCFNHA AGM You are invited and encouraged  to attend the BCFNHA PIPSC Group AGM. Date: Thursday,  November  30,  2017 Time: 6pm Place: Hilton, 5911 Minoru Blvd, Richmond, BC
17 October 2017
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - BCFNHA The Call for Nominations is for the following six (6) positions on the BCFNHA Group Executive: 1. President 2. Vice President 3. Secretary 4. Treasurer 5. Member-at-Large 6. Member-at-Large
13 July 2017
It’s time to give us your input for your contract! You collective agreement has expired, and now it is time to re-negotiate with the employer for better wages and working conditions.  The BCFNHA bargaining team will be holding 2 conference calls in order to obtain your input on w
7 April 2017
The BCFNHA group executives are seeking individuals from the general membership who are working in the Vancouver area and who would be interested in becoming part of the bargaining team for the next round of collective bargaining (negotiations) with the employer.