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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

Local Elections 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Local Elections are beginning early 2022.  Please find more information for your Local here UWU/MoveUP

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...

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 ...

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 ...

January 26, 2022

Local 0311 - Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BC...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (2 Positions) Young Worker (1 Position) Equity Worker (1 Position) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominat...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 20, 2022

Staff Representative - Advocacy Department (2 Positions) - BC General Employe...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVEADVOCACY DEPARTMENT(2 Positions)  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 20, 2022     The B.C. General Employees' Union requires two staff representatives to work in the Advocacy Department. The effective dates are to be determined. BCGEU may consider alternative work locations for the positions. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocac...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...

January 14, 2022

Staff Representative - Negotiations Department- BC General Employees' Union (...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 14, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development and implementation o...

January 14, 2022

Salvation Army Belkin House Stewards - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Please be advised that Manuel Ulliac, Terence Li and Paul Grewal have been acclaimed as a stewards at Salvation Army Belkin House. Please join me in congratulating them. If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your collective agreement, please contact your shop steward.  In solidarity, Andrea DuncanComponent 3 Vice President Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

January 13, 2022

Local 302 Executive Nominations Meeting - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

COMPONENT:      Community Social ServicesLOCAL:               302 DATE:               Thursday, February 17, 2022TIME:                 5:30 p.m.PLACE:               Via Zoom  AGENDA Nominations are open for all local 302 executive positions, as follows:  Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (x3) Member-at-Large (Young Worker) Membe...

January 13, 2022

Nominations for Local 303 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the 303 local executive: Chairperson First Vice Chairperson Second Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recorder Member at Large – Community Living sectoral agreement (3 positions) Member at Large – General Services sectoral agreement (2 positions) Member at Large – Indigenous Services sectoral agreement (1 position) Member at Large – Child Care ag...

January 12, 2022

Nomination for Local 304 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (6 positions) Young Worker  Equity Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is:  Thursday...