University of Victoria chapter
. . . going forward together
- the UVic PEA executive
- UVic Local Representatives
- UVic PEA committee members
a few documents
- our collective agreement
- our benefits handbook
- professional development policies
- ProD expense claim form
- performance review
- UVic PEA news
- University Human Rights Committee Recommendations
links of interest
- join the UVicPEA listserv
- unofficial Pension Plan performance
- UVic Human Resources
- employee & family assistance
- UVic Transit options
- linking professional unions
- news from the labour world
- the Association (PEA) website
- UVic's home page
PEA Pond Party
This is to invite you, on behalf of the Executive of the UVic Chapter of the PEA, to our summer Social Event aka ‘Pond Party’ to be held on:
Wednesday, 19 June 2013, at the University Club from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Please mark your calendars for this opportunity to meet your colleagues in a relaxed and friendly setting on the patio and in the Fireside Lounge at the University Club.
A selection of finger foods, vegetable, fruit and cheese platters will be available. The drinks bar will have the usual selection of wines, beers and soft drinks.
As usual, I plan to have six $30 Gift Certificates for the UVic Bookstore to give away as door-prizes!
And I’m pleased to announce that UVic music student, Endy Zhou, has agreed to play piano for us as he did at our February event where his beautiful playing provide a delightful musical backdrop to our event.
Members may bring one guest and members may bring their children too.
You and your guest will be offered a ticket for a free drink, but we exclude guests from the draw for the door prizes.
As usual, we encourage our members to take advantage of this eagerly anticipated social event to relax after your working day and to spend some time with your colleagues on a summer afternoon.
The Chapter Executive looks forward to seeing you on the patio at the University Club on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m.!
UVic PEA Introductory Social Media Seminar
The UVic PEA Chapter Seminars Committee would like to invite you to a professional development seminar:
From Pinterest to Twitter - Introductory Social Media for UVic PEA Staff
Does "hashtag" mean nothing to you? Looking for new ways to engage students and alumni? Interested in social media but not sure how to get started?
Participate in a professional development seminar with Jenn Gill, Experiential Learning Manager from the Gustavson School of Business and course lead for COM 405, a social media-driven course.
Friday May 17th from 12:00 - 12:45 in DSB C112 (David F. Strong Building)
The seminar poster is available here.
Local Rep Opportunity
The UVic Chapter of the PEA needs volunteers to serve as Local Representatives for the Cornett, Social Science and Mathematics, Ian Stewart Complex and McPherson Library.
If you are interested in volunteering as a PEA Local Representative please submit your name to Vincent Connor and please state briefly why you would like to be a Local Rep.
PEA Local Representatives represent the PEA in their area of campus and are the first local point of contact for information about our Union and its activities for members. Their role includes
- Contacting new staff members when they join the Association and contributing to membership records maintenance.
- Communicating with members, particularly during critical times of bargaining or strikes by other unions at UVic.
- Assisting individuals and the Labour Relations Officer with grievances or appeals and monitoring contract violations.
There are two LR lunch meetings each year where LR’s update each other on current issues on campus and all Local Representatives are encouraged to take a free two day LR training course which is offered twice yearly by the PEA.
Personal Information Theft
Thank you for forwarding your concerns and comments in regard to the personal information theft to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please continue to do so. In particular it is critical that members contact Melissa Moroz with any incidents where they face financial liabilities flowing out of identity theft.
The PEA has written the University indicating we expect them to make members whole and that they provide subscription-based credit monitoring for our members for a minimum of two years. We continue to discuss this situation with our legal counsel and with privacy experts.
There are questions and answers for members on our password protected UVic website at pea.org/uvicsecurity. There also various reference documents for members on this site. Bargaining information and other confidential PEA member information is now located in this password protected section of the PEA website.
This is to ensure that confidential discussions remain between PEA members. Members who have lost their login information can request a new password by entering their username or email here.
If you do not know your username or the email attached to your account please contact the PEA office at 250-385-8791 ext: 200. Members looking for more resources to login to the PEA website can become familiar with basic website functionality at pea.org/gettingstarted. We will continue to provide updates on the security breach to members.
The 2012 Bargaining Committee
After careful consideration the Executive chose three members from the members-at-large and three members from the Executive (as required by our Constitution) to represent the UVic Chapter during the upcoming round of bargaining with the University for a new Collective Agreement to start in July 2012. The bargaining process to expected to start in early spring 2012.
The Bargaining Committee is made up of both experienced and new team members and the diversity of the PEA membership both in terms of positions and areas-of-work on campus will be well represented.
The 2012 Bargaining Committee members are:
Sheryl Karras (BCom Associate Director, Faculty of Business)
Abhinav Rai (Senior Programmer Analyst, University Systems)
Duncan Hogg (Co-op Cordinator, Engineering)
John Foxgord (Manager, Project Management Office, University Systems)
Sandra Guerreiro (Audience Services Manager, Phoenix Theatre)
Bentley Sly (Manager, Grounds and Environmental Services)
The Bargaining Committee will be advised by our Labour Relations Office, Melissa Moroz, who will be able to draw on the extensive resources of the Professional Employees Association.
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