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

January 25, 2017

Golden Ears Preschool Association - Nomination results for Bargaining Committee

Nominations have closed for Golden Ears Preschool Association. The following member has been acclaimed to the bargaining committee and will be represented by: Lisa Arruda Thank you very much to the candidates for accepting nomination and congratulations to the successful candidates. In solidarity Sarah Georgetti Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here 467/MoveUP  

January 25, 2017

Kid's Cottage Day Care Society - Ratification of New Collective Agreement

We are pleased to advise you that the membership has ratified the tentative agreement by a high margin. We’re in the process of finalizing the collective agreement. Copies will be sent to all members, and it will also be posted on the BCGEU website for easy access. Our sincerest thanks to the Bargaining Committee for all of their hard work and dedication. In solidarity Fateh Born BCGEU Sta...

January 25, 2017

Nomination Results & Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committee - A Place ...

The following member has been acclaimed to the bargaining committee: •    Lynn Robertson However, we are still seeking one more bargaining committee member to join the negotiations. A nomination form is attached to this bulletin. Nominations close on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 5:00pm and can be dropped off at your local BCGEU area office, faxed to 604.882.5032/toll free 1.800.946.0249 or e...

January 20, 2017

Local 303 Meeting - Call for Nominations for Convention Delegates & Resolutions

TO:      All Local 303 Members RE:      General Membership Meeting DATE:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 TIME:   6:30 pm – 8:00 pm PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office             130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC  V5M 0C4 BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitutional Convention – June 14 to 17, 2017 – Vancouver, BC Call for Nominations for Convention Delegates and Alternates to the BCGEU 50th Trie...

January 20, 2017

Local 303 - Meeting and Vote - Kid's Cottage Day Care Society

To:  All BCGEU Members at Kid's Cottage Day Care Society        Local 303 Re:  Ratification Meeting and Vote What:    Ratification Meeting Where:  Kid's Cottage Day Care When:   Monday, January 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm Your bargaining committee is pleased to say that we have reached a tentative agreement with the Employer. This agreement includes: Wage increases of 2%, 1.5% and 1.5% over 3 year...

January 20, 2017

Local 302 Meeting - Nominations and Election of Delegates

COMPONENT:  Community Social Services LOCAL:            302 DATE:              Monday, February 20, 2017 TIME:              3:30 p.m. – Executive Meeting                         5:00 p.m. – General Meeting PLACE:            BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office                        106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention  June 14th-17th, 2017 Every member ...

January 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...

January 19, 2017

Local 310 Meeting

COMPONENT: Community Social Services LOCAL:          0310 DATE:            Monday, February 27th, 2017 TIME:             5:30 pm PLACE:           BCGEU Office – 10251 100th Street, Fort St John AGENDA Resolutions Delegate Nomination and Election Life Members CONVENTION DELEGATE AND ALTERNATES If you are interested in being a Delegate (1 position) or Alternate (2 positions) to the 50th ...

January 19, 2017

Local 304 Meeting

COMPONENT:   Community Social Services LOCAL:            304 DATE:              Wednesday, February 22, 2017 TIME:               7:00 p.m. General PLACE:             BCGEU Fraser Valley Union Centre                         8555 – 198A Street, Langley Twp – Fraser Room AGENDA *CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14 – 17, 2...

January 17, 2017

$10 a day childcare would be an economic boost for BC, report says

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January 16, 2017

Local 301 Meeting – Victoria Cool Aid Society Members Only

COMPONENT:  Community Social Services LOCAL:            301 – Victoria Cool Aid Society Members Only DATE:             Tuesday, February 21, 2017 TIME:             7:00 pm PLACE:           BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas Street)                       Auditorium AGENDA Education and review of rights under WCB, Fentanyl and the challenges at your worksite. "Will I get in trouble if ...

January 13, 2017

Local 301 Meeting

COMPONENT: Community Social Services LOCAL:           301 DATE:            Tuesday, January 31, 2017 TIME:             Local Executive: 5:30 pm                       General Membership: 7:00 pm PLACE:           BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas Street) AGENDA Call for resolutions to Convention – March 1, 2017 deadline (email to kneal_home@shaw.ca) Discussion with Local Executive fil...

January 13, 2017

Homecare Worker Safety: SafeCare BC featured on Global BC News Hour, CBC Radio

Congratulations to SafeCare BC on their successful campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of snow and icy conditions on homecare providers. Thanks to the work of SafeCare BC, stories from workers about the challenges they face were published in several national and provincial media outlets and started a meaningful public dialogue. SafeCare BC is an industry funded safety association ...