negotiations

June 25, 2021

Dear Colleagues,

I am honoured to address you as the new chair of the Board of Directors, following an election at the June Board meeting as mandated by our bylaws. I am pleased to announce that Dr Adam Thompson has been elected vice-chair. I want to thank Dr Jeff Dresselhuis, who made...

Negotiations
October 20, 2020

In June 2021, Doctors of BC will begin negotiations with government on a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA). To better prepare, we are reaching out to our members to find out what’s important to you when it comes to negotiating on your behalf.  The PMA affects every doctor in BC – it impacts...

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...

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...