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

May 4, 2016

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on March 16 & 23 and May 3, 2016. We have concluded our discussion on non-monetary items and have exchanged our monetary proposal package.

Apr 28, 2016

We are pleased to advise you that the membership has ratified the tentative agreement.

The highlights of the tentative agreement include:

Apr 28, 2016

The union is pleased to advise that the tentative settlement has been ratified with 97% support. 


Component News

May 3, 2016

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) would like to give a special thank you to the thousands of members who work every day to support those who live with mental health conditions.

May 2, 2016

WHERE: Fraser Valley area office
              8555 – 198A Street

May 2, 2016

DATE: Thursday, June 2, 2016
TIME: 6:30 p.m. sharp to 7:30 p.m.; refreshments at 6:15 p.m.


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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