The BCGEU continues to plan for a full re-opening of all its offices beginning Monday, March 28, 2022. Members will be able to access the offices without an appointment but will be subject to BCGEU Safety Protocols which currently include providing proof of full vaccination (your QR code will need to be scanned) and wearing a mask in all common areas of the office (hallways, washrooms, lunchrooms, meeting rooms, etc.).
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.
BCGEU FORT ST. JOHN AREA OFFICE
MAY 16, 2022
POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fort St. John Area Office
GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT
An Administrative Assistant is required to provide administrative support to the staff representatives in the Fort St. John Area Office.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful applicant will perform Level 5 duties as assigned....
Community social services bargaining will resume next week, starting May 16th after a scheduled break. Your bargaining committee will continue to discuss the issues that you have identified as priorities at the negotiating table with employer representatives.Your bargaining committee has been negotiating your new community social services sectoral collective agreement representing more than 17,...
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGMay 12, 2022
The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Advocacy Department for up to 13 months or to return of incumbent. The effective date is to be determined.
DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocacy services to the un...
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)MEMBER BENEFITS DEPARTMENT
INTERNAL POSTING May 12, 2022
The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representatives to work in the Member Benefits Department, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 4 months.
The staff representative in benefits are currently located at the Fraser Valley Area Office and report to t...
(Burnaby) - On April 27, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) filed a Notice of Civil Claim in B.C. Supreme Court against Vancity Credit Union over the financial institution's unilateral decision to deny BCGEU members a jointly-trusteed, defined benefit pension plan that they had agreed to establish. "Filing a lawsuit against an employer is an extraordinary step for any union to take, and ...
VICTORIA, B.C. – The BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is conducting a provincewide strike vote to give 33,000 members of their public service bargaining unit a voice in how to move forward in bargaining with their employer, the Public Service Agency. Negotiations between the parties reached impasse in early April primarily due to a significant gap in wage proposals. “We’ve been clear from da...
Over 70% of Independent Loblaw Shareholders Demand Supplier Audit Transparency
Union-filed shareholder motion earns significant support
Burnaby — Today, at the Loblaw (TSX: L) annual general meeting of shareholders, independent shareholders voted 72% in favour of a shareholder proposal asking for the company to release more information on supplier audits (34% overall). The shareholder prop...
Today the BCGEU recognizes Red Dress Day Red Dress day is a day to honour our missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people. This day first began on May 5, 2010 and has taken place annually every year since. It's a day to raise awareness and give voice to those whose stories have not been heard. We hang red dresses in public and private spaces and also wear red on this d...
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE VICTORIA AREA OFFICE
INTERNAL POSTINGMay 4, 2022
The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Victoria Area Office, effective date to be determined.
Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attending membership meetings; assisting in union elections, preparing and conducting...
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)VICTORIA AREA OFFICE
INTERNAL POSTINGMay 4, 2022
The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Victoria Area Office, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 3 months or return of incumbent.
Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attend...
Applications for the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship program are now being accepted.
Our annual scholarship program of up to $85,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our members.
Apply online here
A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and
May Day – or International Workers' Day – is a day in which the labour movement around the world comes together to recognize working people's collective power. Only by organizing to protect our collective interests as a class can we shift the balance of power under capitalism.
As we celebrate working people, we're also proud to announce that our union is now 85,000 members strong!
Our union has...
Union investor successfully pushes Toronto's Thomson Reuters to prioritize human rights and re-evaluate ICE contracts
Canadian media and data giant to adopt United Nations human rights framework and publish a human rights report after 3-year investor battle
(Burnaby, Canada) Thomson Reuters' enabling of U.S. immigration surveillance prompted the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)-a minor sha...