Component 3 - Community Social Services

BCGEU is the largest community social service union in BC, representing over 8000 workers in the sector.

BCGEU community-based social service workers provide supports, services, and resources to vulnerable families and individuals across the province. They include community living workers supporting youths and adults with developmental disabilities, youth-at-risk, women services, child care, community justice services, First Nations family services, and employment services, among others.

Click here to view the Community Social Services Matter! campaign.


Bargaining Updates

Jul 7, 2016

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the Mission Day Care Society tentative collective agreement has been ratified by the membership.

Jul 4, 2016

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the tentative agreement reached with your employer was ratified at the ratification meeting held on June 28, 2016.

Highlights include:

Jun 24, 2016

The union is preparing for a new round of bargaining at Montessori Day Care Society. We need your help and participation.


Component News

Jul 19, 2016

The results of the Local 306 election for 2nd Vice Chairperson is that Marianne Halberstadt was the successful candidate.  

Jul 14, 2016

Representatives of Ocean Crest Ministries and the BCGEU meet regularly to discuss Labour Relations matters of interest to employees. 

Jul 14, 2016

Nominations are now open for 2 positons for steward at McIntyre Care Home Ltd.


Media Coverage

Dec 10, 2015

Facing a public outcry because some children in government care are not being looked after properly, B.C. Premier Christy Clark has acknowledged more money may be needed to do the job.

Oct 22, 2015

The union representing the province’s social workers is calling for an overhaul of the aboriginal child welfare system.

Oct 9, 2015

B.C.’s embattled children’s ministry is defending itself against two damning reports and new details about the death of a former foster child — allegations that emerged over a 24-hour span and foll


Pension News

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