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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

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...

November 26, 2021

Project Manager - Administrative Representative - Administration Department -...

PROJECT MANAGERADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGNovember 26, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a project manager to work in the Administration Department, effective date to be determined. In this role, you will be working with senior management to manage a large records management system implementation as well as other smaller projects as ...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Negotiations (Level 3) - Regular/2 positions - BC General Employe...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICENEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTING November 26, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY (2 positions) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Negotiations Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will perform Level 3 duties as assigned. Duties to...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Organizing - Level 3 (Regular) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING  November 26, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING  GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties will include: processing a variety of documents such as LRB submissions, minutes, meeting no...

November 23, 2021

BCGEU community social services members set priorities at bargaining conferen...

BCGEU community social services members from across the province gathered in Burnaby last week to identify bargaining priorities and elect a bargaining committee for the upcoming round of negotiations. BCGEU President Stephanie welcomed delegates with opening remarks, “The pandemic showed us that our old normal was broken and we can’t go back. We collectively know what needs to be done to fix t...

November 22, 2021

Secretary (Purchasing Assistant) LEVEL 5 - Facilities Department - BC Genera...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGNovember 22, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY (PURCHASING ASSISTANT) GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a Purchasing Assistant to work with the Procurement Officer. This position will report to the Coordinator of Finance. Effective date: As soon as possible. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction ...

November 22, 2021

Junior Internal Auditor - Excluded Position - BC General Employees' Union (...

JUNIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest November 22, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of j...

November 22, 2021

Public Service Pension members - Your pension plan: good news to share - BC G...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan announced a decision to use surplus funds in the plan to improve the value of your pension. We wanted to write to you in full support of the decision, and to explain it in clear terms. This decision comes from years of advocacy by your union to improve the value of your pension. In 2018, the pension plan moved to a flat rate of accrual at 1.85% of annual sa...

November 19, 2021

BCGEU phone outage - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU phones are out of service or have limited service Last updated - Nov 19, 12:19 p.m. The phone system serving BCGEU offices around the province has been damaged by a power-related incident that occurred last night. Other than the reception desk, phones at our headquarters – including our negotiations, advocacy, organizing, membership, travel, mail centre, and communications departments – a...

November 08, 2021

Dawson Creek Society for Community Living South Peace Community Reso...

Nominations closed November 5, 2021 for election of Steward at the above noted workplaces.Your elected Stewards are:Ann Gauvreau, Tammy Kostuik and Volodymyr Ruban for Community Bridge.Tracy Sutton for Dawson Creek Society for Community Living.Please join us in welcoming them in their role as worksite Stewards!In Solidarity, Kathy WeaverStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

November 05, 2021

Community Builders Group (CBG) - Daylight Savings - BCGEU

Don't forget to turn your clocks back this Sunday, November 7th.Each spring and fall, evening and night shift employees are affected by Daylight Savings Time. Employees are paid for the time worked.In the spring, employees who work only seven hours instead of their normal eight hours are paid for the actual seven hours which they worked. In the fall, employees who work nine hours instead of eig...

November 05, 2021

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with LifeLabs

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – A majority of the 1,550 LifeLabs workers represented by the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) voted on Thursday November 4, 2021 in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer after reaching a tentative agreement on October 24, 2021. The new three-year agreement is effective April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2024."After so many month...