What We Do
- Assistance with contract negotiation, grievance arbitrations, union business and membership issues.
Access to key information on wages, benefits and working conditions to use in negotiations, arbitration and other meetings with local decision-makers.
Up to date online resources to address and assist with issues and challenges facing affiliates and members.
Assistance developing union messages and communications to members, the media, elected officials, decision-makers and the public.
Legal representation against unfair discipline for union-related activities.
Expert municipal financial analyses, GIS mapping and EMS system evaluation and other data resources to help educate decision-makers about public safety and the importance of adequate staffing levels.
Provides financial assistance for small locals to attend educational training and conferences.
Provides locals with financial help for bargaining arbitrations.
The BCPFFA hosts the largest Affiliate Leadership Training conference in Canada – union leadership training to make sure your Local Officers have the skills and knowledge to represent you.
Work with the provincial government to recognize and improve fire fighters’ health and safety for all of British Columbia’s professional fire fighters.