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 10,000 workers in the sector, BCGEU is the largest community social services union in B.C.


January 15, 2019

Steward Election Results for Surrey Association for Community Living - BCGEU

Please be advised that Lisa Bailey has been elected to the position of steward for Local 304.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome Lisa.In SolidarityTamara PetersonLocal 304 Chairperson  Heather Turner Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here. UWU/MoveUP

January 15, 2019

Bargaining Committee Members and Bargaining Questionnaires for Vancouver Soci...

Please be advised that the following members have been acclaimed to the Bargaining Committee: Angi Hermann - Pender Street Pei Jung Huang - Quayside Jasna Lugonjic - Shaw Tower In the coming weeks the Bargaining Committee will meet to review priorities and develop bargaining proposals prior to negotiations with the Employer.  To assist us in this endeavour we ask that you please complete the ...

January 10, 2019

BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point -...

BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we are concerned that police action has been used to suppress the rights ...

January 10, 2019

Local 303 Members at SFU Childcare Society - BCGEU

We have completed the elections for your bargaining committee. Your bargaining committee will be: Laura StewartNita PedersenTamara Cosic   You will be receiving a bargaining committee survey soon that seeks your input. We need to hear from you to know what the major issues are at work. Based on your input, we will be drafting proposals for our negotiations with your Employer. If you have any qu...

January 08, 2019

Current Stewards for Ridge Meadows Association for Community Living - BCGEU

Please be advised that the following individuals are stewards for all worksites of this employer: Shirly Hooge Brandon Peterson Sade Solomon Kayla Engdahl Codie Chequer Heather TurnerStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here. UWU/MoveUP

January 03, 2019

Tentative Settlement - Xyolhemeylh - BCGEU

Late in the day on December 19, your Bargaining Committee concluded the negotiations to produce your first collective agreement based on the settlement framework that you endorsed in late September. The tentative settlement relies on the Aboriginal Services collective agreement as the base. The new Aboriginal Services collective agreement expires on March 31, 2022, has been renamed "Indigenous ...

January 03, 2019

Pooh Corner Day Care Centre Society Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce that the following members have been elected as yourBargaining Committee: Shannon Munoz Ani Gugasyan  Your Committee will be convening shortly to develop proposals prior to meeting with the Employer. We will continue to communicate with you as developments arise. Please feel free to direct any comments or questions to any member of the Bargaining Committee.  In soli...

December 24, 2018

McGregor Child Care Society Bargaining Survey and Worksite Meeting - BCGEU

Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee is commencing bargaining preparations and we are seeking your input. You will find a short bargaining survey by clicking here. This is your opportunity to inform us about the issues that matter most to you.Please return this completed questionnaire to Oliver Rohlfs by email at by no later than Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 5:00 pm. In addition, th...

December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 77,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices around the province will be closed from end of business December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019 at 8:30am. If you are a...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU disappointed by defeat of electoral reform referendum - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed by Election BC's announcement today that the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform was defeated. Despite this result, over half a million British Columbians voted for change due to a deep dissatisfaction with First Past the Post (FPTP), and the conversation about a more representative voting system must continue. Under FPTP ...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU HQ closed – Dec 21st - BCGEU

Due to a power failure, the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby will continue to be closed for the remainder of the day on December 21, 2018.   We expect that the office will re-open on Monday, December 24. If power has not been restored by then, a subsequent notice will be posted here.   UWU/MoveUP

December 19, 2018

The Provincial magazine - Winter 2018 - BCGEU

The winter issue of The Provincial magazine is now available to download. Featured in this issue: · Local government elections · Wildfire health risks · C-6 workers meet minister · $10-a-day childcare · Casino bargaining · Willow Manor worksite profile · Housing and young workers · And more… Download the Winter 2018 issue here UWU/MoveUP