Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
COMPONENT 12 - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
Component 12 includes members who work for the B.C. Government and non-government employers providing front-line administrative and support services.
They work in a variety of classifications and positions: administrative officer, clerk, postal clerk, clerk stenographer, coordinator of volunteers, court clerk, financial officer, health unit aide, medical records librarian and technician, office assistant, data processing operator, radio, teletype and switchboard operators, stationery clerk and stockworker.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2021BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Vancouver Island seniors' care facilityAfter several months of unsuccessful negotiations, as well as a unanimous vote to strike if a deal could not be reached, B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) members at Nanaimo Seniors Village have voted by a strong majority to ratify their new collective ag...
Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee are pleased to announce the tentative settlement has been ratified by 73.2% in favour.
Thank you for all your support through the bargaining process. If you have any questions, please speak with a committee member. Our next steps will be create a draft, proof, and finalize the agreement. Once this is done, we will provide you with copies.
Every year, on April 28, BCGEU members across the province come together to honour and remember co-workers and family members who were injured, made sick or killed because of something that happened at work. Because of COVID-19, our coming together this year will once again look different but will be no less important. In 2020, 173 workers died due to work, and with many jurisdictions concerned...
In advance of our meetings tomorrow, we are providing a comprehensive Ratification document for your review as attached. This document is intended for bargaining unit members only.Your bargaining committee unanimously recommends this settlement. If you have any questions, please speak with a bargaining committee member. Ratification Vote Meeting Details
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021Time: 10:0...
For months the BCGEU has been working hard to make sure frontline essential workers would be offered vaccines as soon as possible. This week's announcement that more than 300,000 front-line workers will be eligible for immunization starting in April is great news-especially for thousands of BCGEU members in child-care and corrections who are among the priority groups listed. However, thousan...
Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed.
Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members.
A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and
A student or prospective pos...
Please make sure you attend one of the Ratification information and voting sessions. A comprehensive Ratification Document will be provided via email. Your Bargaining committee will be available to walk through the tentative agreement and will answer your questions. Voting will remain open until Friday, March 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
Ratification Vote Meeting Details
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 202...
Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season
The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...