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

NEWS & UPDATES

October 05, 2016

U-Hill Kinderclub - Call for Bargaining Committee Nominations

In preparation for negotiations, a new bargaining committee must be elected to participate in the bargaining process. Call for nominations for: One (1) Bargaining Unit Chair One (1) Bargaining Unit Chair – Alternate If there are more nominations than positions available, the union will conduct an election. In order to be nominated, a member and nominator must complete the nomination fro...

October 04, 2016

Local 310 Union Meeting

COMPONENT: Community Social Services LOCAL:           0310 DATE:            October 18th, 2016 TIME:             5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PLACE:           Peace River Area Office                       10251 100th Street                       Fort St. John  BC    AGENDA Meet and Greet with Component 3 Vice President and Local Executive Chili Dinner (with vegetarian option) Door Prizes! Reso...

September 30, 2016

Local 312 Election Update

To:     ALL BCGEU LOCAL 312 MEMBERS Re:     Local 312 Election Update   Please be advised that Salomon Garcia has been acclaimed as the Equity Member-at-Large. As such, the Executive is as follows:   Chairperson – Dorothy Bartsoff 1st Vice Chairperson – Lucia Morton 2nd Vice Chairperson – Gloria Brown Treasurer – Tammy Campbell Recorder – Sarah Browne Member-at-Large – Katherine Cervas Young...

September 30, 2016

Watch: Stephanie Smith looks back on a busy week and speaks about the importa...

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith looks back on a busy week in Victoria that included worksite visits, a member BBQ and the Union of BC Municipalities convention. She also honours the work of Phyllis Webstad on Orange Shirt Day. Have a look:

September 30, 2016

Election of Bargaining Committee for Victoria Native Friendship Centre Members

To:    BCGEU Members working at Victoria Native Friendship Centre Re:    Election of Bargaining Committee   Notice to Bargain The BCGEU recently gave formal notice to the employer to commence the bargaining process because the current collective agreement term ends on October 1, 2016.  Of course your collective agreement remains in full force and effect until a new agreement is negotiated an...

September 29, 2016

Local 310 Community Social Services Union Meeting

COMPONENT:   Community Social Services LOCAL:             0310 DATE:              October 18th, 2016 TIME:               5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PLACE:             Peace River Area Office                        10251 100th Street                        Fort St. John  BC    AGENDA Meet and Greet with Component 3 Vice President and Local Executive Chili Dinner (with vegetarian option) Door Pr...

September 22, 2016

Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society tentative agreement

The Union and Employer reached a tentative agreement on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 with the assistance of a mediator. Your bargaining committee recommends that you vote yes to accept the terms of your renewal agreement. Highlights of the tentative agreement are: Three year term – December 1, 2015 to November 30, 2018 100% Employer-paid basic medical insurance for non-status employees In...

September 21, 2016

Local 310 Members Nomination for Youth Worker

Nominations are now open for following positions on the Local Executive: Member at Large – Young Worker Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is:    October 20th, 2016 If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information  (8-1/2 x 11, black and white) for distribu...

September 20, 2016

Local 1708 SEM Members Bargaining Committee

To:     All BCGEU Local 1708 Members                Re:    Bargaining Committee   Please be advised that the following BCGEU members have been elected to your Bargaining Committee:                                 Lindsey Hamilton                                 Julie Free                                 Melissa Vitaliano                                 Patricia Chambers (Alternate)   Thank...

September 20, 2016

Local 304 Semiahmoo House Society Steward Nomination (4 positions)

To:      All 304 BCGEU Members at Semiahmoo House Society            15306 24 Avenue, Surrey Re:      Steward Nomination (4 positions)   Nominations are now open for four positions for a steward at your worksite, and will close October 20, 2016. The steward is the face of the union at your worksite. Some of the roles of the steward are: To enforce the collective agreement and protect you...

September 16, 2016

Important information on registering for BCGEU-BCPSA OHS Safety Education Pro...

Important information on registering for BCGEU-BCPSA OHS Safety Education Program courses The joint BCGEU-BC Public Service Agency Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Education Program is now 22 years old. Through this collaboration we are able to offer valuable training to our OHS committee worker representatives all across the province. Members in the public service register for these cour...

September 16, 2016

L304 & L804 General Meeting Notice September Joint Meeting

    LOCAL:         304 & 804 – GENERAL MEETING     DATE:           Tuesday, September 27, 2016     TIME:           7:00 p.m.     PLACE:         George Heyman Union Organizing Centre                         Fraser Valley Area Office                         8555 – 198A Street                         Langley   AGENDA 1.    Duty to accommodate/return to work disability leave        /medical e...