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

Feb 16, 2017

To:            All BCGEU Members at Westminster Children's After School Society
Re:            Ratification Meetings and Voting on New Collective Agreement

Feb 10, 2017

To:      All BCGEU Members at Shaughnessy Heights Early Learning Centre Society
Re:      Bargaining Committee


Feb 6, 2017

The Union bargaining committee met with the WCASS bargaining committee on January 19th and January 31st where we continued to discuss bargaining proposals.


Component News

Feb 23, 2017

The BCGEU commends the work of the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch, for its recently released report An Agenda for Justice: Platform considerations. The report outlines serious issues facing B.

Feb 21, 2017

BCGEU president gives a first-look response to the BC 2017 budget, from the budget lockup at the Victoria Convention Centre.


Media Coverage

Jan 13, 2017

Congratulations to SafeCare BC on their successful campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of snow and icy conditions on homecare providers.

Nov 16, 2016

The man selected as British Columbia’s new representative for children and youth has been a lawyer, cabinet minister, opposition leader and ombudsman in his native New Brunswick, but says he has al

Oct 17, 2016

Staff at Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS), held a rally Thursday night in Chilliwack to draw attention to what they say is a crisis in aboriginal child and fa


Pension News

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