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.
Nominations are now open for 2 positons for shop steward at Inclusion Parksville Society.
What do stewards do?
Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distri...
A tentative agreement has been reached with your Employer on July 22, 2016. We will be conducting a ratification meeting at your worksite in the near future where you will have the opportunity to hear, review, ask questions and vote on the tentative agreement.
• 1st year – 1% wage increase as on August 1, 2016
2nd year – 1.5% wage increase on April 1, 2017
A Strike Vote will be conducted on:
Tim Hortons on Terminal Avenue at Station Street
July 7 from 8 am to noon
July 8 from noon to 4 pm
Starbucks on Hastings Street at McLean Drive
July 28 from 11 am to 3 pm
For the employees of: Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society
In the bargaining unit defined as employees at 1607 East Ha...
The results of the Local 306 election for 2nd Vice Chairperson is that Marianne Halberstadt was the successful candidate.
The complete Local 0306 Executive is now as follows:
Linda Rowley - Chairperson
Tammy Fisher –1st Vice Chairperson
Marianne Halberstadt – 2nd Vice Chairperson
Laura Klassen – Treasurer
Joan Busat – Secretary
Laurie Brown – Member-at-large (1)
Marge Wehlen – Member-at-L...
Representatives of Ocean Crest Ministries and the BCGEU meet regularly to discuss Labour Relations matters of interest to employees.
These meetings are called Labour Management Committee meetings.
Currently, there is no one working at a Thrift Store who attends these meetings.
Both the Employer and the Union would like to have someone come to these meetings so that Thrift Store employees ...
Nominations are now open for 2 positons for steward at McIntyre Care Home Ltd.
What do stewards do?
Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU...
Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12.
The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...
DATE: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Parksville Community Centre – Garry Oaks/Arbutus Room
132 Jensen Avenue E, Parksville
BCGEU Vice President To Meet with Inclusion Parksville Members
In March, BCGEU President Stephanie Smith and Vice President Andrea Duncan visited several worksites where BCGEU members provide community social services. Unfortunatel...
Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the Mission Day Care Society tentative collective agreement has been ratified by the membership.
The vote was 100% in favour of accepting the tentative agreement.
Your bargaining committee thanks all of you for your support and assistance throughout the bargaining process including ratification.
On behalf of the bargaining...