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by nffd141
Tue Jan 27, 2009 10:51 pm
Forum: Firefighting and Rescue Headlines
Topic: BC paramedics threaten to strike in wage-parity bid
Replies: 4
Views: 961

The contract expires March 31 2009, I urge everyone to visit http://www.saveourparamedics.com/ this will answer many of the questions and the reasonings behind our fight
by nffd141
Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: ALEXIS CREEK: B.C. Ambulance under fire
Replies: 32
Views: 22564

The contract is up soon. IMHO the union has done to little in the past and starting to put up a front now is too little to late. Im hopeing for a cleaning house of the union and get some fresh faces and get rid of the old guard. I want to have a future where all i have to do is worry about going to ...
by nffd141
Mon Oct 20, 2008 7:39 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: ALEXIS CREEK: B.C. Ambulance under fire
Replies: 32
Views: 22564

I don't know if you saw or not but on October 7 there was a ralley held at Canada place in Vancouver. Over 500 BCAS members showed up to make all these issuses public and try to bring them to the public. The government is already starting the privatizing ball rolling by putting transfers out for ten...
by nffd141
Tue Sep 16, 2008 10:40 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: ALEXIS CREEK: B.C. Ambulance under fire
Replies: 32
Views: 22564

One more thing you have to put into play is that the other services start you out as full time, not part time for 5 years so that is a huge pay difference, as well as having to be a irreg for 3-4 years. Don't get me wrong I have the greatest job in the world, it's just working for the worst company.
by nffd141
Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: ALEXIS CREEK: B.C. Ambulance under fire
Replies: 32
Views: 22564

You will realize very fast once your knees deep in $2/hr, It gets old very fast, also when you realize that BCAS dosnt really care about you or the community. No raises in 8 years is a big one
by nffd141
Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:24 am
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Part time to full time
Replies: 8
Views: 1318

It is nearly impossible to go full time without going to work irreg in Vancouver post, as for working part-time you can work a lot and make a serious amount of money. My station is 214 and we do really well. Hope this helps
by nffd141
Tue Nov 20, 2007 12:21 pm
Forum: Apparatus and Vehicles
Topic: Vehicle Manufacturers
Replies: 22
Views: 2848

All 5 of our trucks are by Hub in abbotsford and 4 of our retired trucks were also Hub