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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

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 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, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 25, 2023

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 25, 2023   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 85,000 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 internal audit associate. ...

January 18, 2023

Community Social Services bargaining resumes today - BC General Employees' Un...

Negotiations between the nine-union Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) and the provincial Community Social Services Employers' Association (CSSEA) – which covers you and 17,000 other unionized workers in the sector – resumes today.Bargaining dates are scheduled for this week and next, through to Friday, January 27 in Burnaby. Your bargaining committee remains committed to ...

January 14, 2023

Job action postponed for seniors’ care workers - BC General Employees' Union ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023   MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...

January 13, 2023

Seniors’ care workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BC General Employees' Un...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...

January 04, 2023

Burnaby Children’s Centre Society Bargaining Survey – We Need Your Input! - B...

Nominations have re-opened to elect your Bargaining Committee in the upcoming round of negotiations with the Employer. Once the bargaining committee is elected, they will meet to review priorities and develop bargaining proposals. To do so, it is important that your Bargaining Committee is aware of what is most important to you and where you want to see changes. Please take the time to fill out...

December 16, 2022

Squamish Helping Hands Society Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Un...

Steward nominations are now open for one Shop Steward position at Squamish Helping Hands Society. You can find the nomination form posted on your Union Board. Nominations will close at: Midnight on January 16, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact the lower mainland area office at 604.215.1499 or toll free at 1.888.238.0239.   In solidarity, Andrea Duncan, Local 303 ChairpersonMegan C...

December 13, 2022

SPARC Bargaining Update / Tentative Agreement / Ratification Vote - BC Gene...

The Union and Employer have reached a tentative agreement!  A meeting will be held via Zoom at 7:00 pm, Thursday December 15, 2022 to discuss and vote on the tentative agreement. This is an important meeting for all members and you are asked to attend if you can. Please join the Zoom meeting at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84128987512?pwd=TEcrM3Bxd2poaThwUkkra2lRbXpEQT09Meeting ID: 841 2898 7512P...