negotiations

May 6, 2019
Members often ask us “how do negotiations work”? We have prepared the following information to provide an overview of the process, highlighting the importance of the physician voice in the development of the negotiating mandate and in the bargaining.    Often people think that the actual bargaining...
Physicians asking questions
February 13, 2019

Doctors of BC is currently negotiating with the provincial government for a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA).  Physicians are asking a number of questions on this important topic. We have collected the recurring themes into a set of Questions and Answers (log-in required).

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February 1, 2019

As you may know, we are currently negotiating with the provincial government for a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA), which determines compensation levels for the majority of physicians in our province.

We are hearing from physicians who want to better understand how the process of...

November 5, 2018

As we try to reconcile claims of fiscal responsibility with promises of support to improve healthcare, the question remains: What’s a doctor worth?

With unsustainable healthcare costs, frighteningly high rates of physician burnout and suicide, and a societal trend towards anti-science and...