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Urgent action: Send a letter opposing death threats to our Colombian social justice partners

The BCGEU has supported the human rights and social justice work of NOMADESC in Colombia for many years. Once again, NOMADESC staff have received death threats because of the social justice work they do.  Read more »

BCGEU supports recommendations issued by the Representative for Children and Youth

A young First Nations girl was not kept safe from her Saskatchewan-based grandfather with a history of addiction and criminal convictions, says the latest report by B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel Lafond. Read more »

Labour Day message - Strong unions are as important today as a century ago

Labour Day is a chance to get together with friends and family and enjoy the last long weekend of summer.  But there is a lot more to it than just that. It is also a time to honour and celebrate the achievements and contributions of the people who make our province work. Read more »

BCGEU at Vancouver Pride Parade photo gallery

BCGEU members were out in full force at this year's Vancouver Pride Parade, held Sunday, August 4, 2013.

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BCGEU at Vancouver Pride Parade photo gallery

BCGEU members were out in full force at this year's Vancouver Pride Parade, held Sunday, August 4, 2013.

See photo gallery

Settlement reached on Article 13 policy grievance

The Union filed a policy grievance in April contesting the lack of Article 13 options provided to members of Forensic, Oak Bay Lodge and Broadmead that were being transferred to the Health Sector.

The Union late yesterday concluded a settlement agreement with the Government with the following key terms: Read more »

BCGEU seeks opportunity to provide input into corrections safety review

BCGEU president Darryl Walker has contacted MLA Laurie Throness, Parliamentary Secretary for Corrections, requesting opportunities for frontline corrections workers to offer their input during an upcoming safety review. Read more »

Core review must examine public and private delivery of services

Earlier today the provincial government laid out the terms of reference for a core review of government services.

The BCGEU is committed to the cost-effective delivery of quality public services and we welcome the opportunity to provide input in the core review process in the months ahead. Read more »

There are plenty of reasons to Shop Public

As we head into the B.C. Day long weekend the BCGEU and component 5 members are calling on British Columbians to shop at B.C.’s public liquor stores.

There’s a good chance you’ll hear our radio ads reminding people that where they shop does make a difference.  Read more »

Pension investment managers deliver strong returns for 2012-2013

The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC)
generated a one-year annual return of 9.5% in the last year. As a result, bcIMC added $1.5 billion in value for its pension plan clients which include the Public Sector Pension Plan, Municipal Pension Plan, College Pension Plan, Teachers’ Pension Plan and the WCB Pension Plan. Read more »

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