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COMPONENT 3 - COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES

Component 3 includes members who work in community social services.

These caring professionals provide supports, services, and resources to vulnerable families and individuals across the province. They include supporting adults and children with developmental disabilities, women and children fleeing violence, youth-at-risk, child care, community justice services, Aboriginal services, and employment services, among others. With over 12,000 workers in the sector, BCGEU is the largest community social services union in B.C.

NEWS & UPDATES

Congratulations to the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2022 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for 2022 winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of five topics:   The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think t...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) (2 Positions) - Lower Mainland Area Office -...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) (2 Positions)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires two (2) temporary staff representatives to work in the Lower Mainland Area Office for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attendi...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) - Negotiations Department - BC General Empl...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining stra...

August 03, 2022

FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGAugust 3, 2022   POSITION:         FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Temporary) GRADE:              LEVEL 6 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The BCGEU (Union) requires a temporary support staff to work in the Finance Department. Term of assignment will be up to 6 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   Will be required to perform a variety of dut...

July 29, 2022

Members at Salvation Army Richmond House - Tentative Settlement - BC General ...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that we have achieved a tentative settlement. Ratification meeting and voting will take place: When: Thursday, Aug 4thTime: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Where: Richmond House In solidarity, Your Bargaining Committee:Michael Brunelle, ChairDean LoganLynne Fader Angela Mahlmann, Staff Representative, Negotiations Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 28, 2022

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' ...

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU is seeking an experienced IT Manager to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the...

July 28, 2022

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' Uni...

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENTINTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022 The B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Systems Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the u...

July 28, 2022

Network Administrator - Administration Department - BC General Employees' Uni...

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR   ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Network Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporti...

July 27, 2022

We’re heading back to the bargaining table - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your community social services bargaining committee is preparing to head back to the table to negotiate a fair collective agreement that meets your needs and reflects your worth. We have bargaining dates scheduled for the first two weeks of August and we anticipate a challenging set of discussions ahead of us. Your committee is continuing to work through the issues that you have identified as p...

July 20, 2022

Community Builders Group - Nominations for 5 Shop Stewards - BC General Empl...

Nominations are now open for five (5) steward positions, in total, at all Community Builders Group worksites; Hornby Shelter, First Avenue Shelter, Metson Shelter and Rooms, Powell Rooms, Yale Hotel, Naomi Place, Reiderman Residence (South and North), Alewem, Aster Place and Granville Villa.Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of ...

July 20, 2022

New polling shows that a majority of British Columbians support stronger inve...

Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...

July 15, 2022

West Point Grey Daycare Society Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' Uni...

our union wanted to update you about collective bargaining – thank you for taking the time to meet with us. The collective agreement has expired, but the terms of the agreement remain in force until a new contract is negotiated and voted on by all union members. We have met with your employer and are looking forward to getting to the bargaining table in September. We look forward to connecting ...

July 12, 2022

UBC Child Care Services - Bargaining Update – Next Steps - BC General Employe...

Friends, Your bargaining committee met on July 6, 2022, to continue our preparation for the renewal of your collective agreement which will now move into proposal development. To assist us in that process we will be distributing a long form survey intended to quantify the collated short form survey results. Please monitor your inboxes during the coming week. Your continued input will be extreme...

July 11, 2022

Harbourview Daycare (Kiwassa Neighbourhood Services) - Opening Nominations f...

Last week we served notice to bargain with the Employer and on the same day we received the news that the workers at the Neighbourhood House will join us in Collective Bargaining. We plan to get a head start working on your proposals.   When we met with you in May, we heard from you on areas where you want to see improvements in your Collective Agreement, and we also discussed other issues that...

July 08, 2022

Local 304 – Milieu Children and Family Services & Milieu Family Services Inc ...

Please be advised that the following member has been acclaimed as a steward at Milieu Children & Family Services and Milieu Family Services Inc.  Ramandeep Bining Should you have any questions or concerns at your worksite, please contact the above noted steward. If a steward is unsure of the answer to your question or concern, they will call the Union on your behalf and speak to the Staff...