Our union takes an active role on international solidarity issues because BCGEU members are part of a global community.
We work with other groups on the global stage because:
• of the bonds of solidarity between workers around the world;
• we have a fundamental commitment to human rights; and
• our jobs and the delivery of important public services for British Columbians are impacted by developments in other countries.
BCGEU has an active International Solidarity Committee to raise awareness about issues and to broaden our contacts and relationships with other groups around the world.
We allocate $0.20 per member per month to our Diane Wood International Solidarity and Humanity Fund. The fund provides financial support for projects that partner us with unions, community groups and non-governmental organizations in different parts of the world.
Find out more
Check on the links below to find our more about:
- Diane Wood International Solidarity Fund;
- the projects we support;
- committee members and terms of reference;
- our partner organizations plus other links; and
- Codevelopment Canada and Café Etico.
RadioLabour is the international labour movement's radio service.
Listen to Radio Labour by clicking on the icon
Find out more--click here to download a Power Point presentation about BCGEU's international efforts.
Sweatshop labour. Click here for information on sweatshop labour and what you can do.