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 15, 2018

On January 20, we will march again! - BCGEU

Last January, millions of people worldwide came together to march for human rights. In Vancouver alone, there were over 15,000 people who marched Downtown. While we made gains in 2017, we also recognize there is still much work to be done. With the growing momentum of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to amplify the voices of not just women and girls, but of all marginalized g...

January 15, 2018

Local 303 Village Day Care Society - Tentative Agreement Reached - BCGEU

Local 303 Members at Village Day Care Society Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached The Union has reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of the collective agreement with the Employer. A tentative agreement needs to be approved by the membership in a ratification vote. The Union Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the tentative agreement. A Ratifi...

January 11, 2018

Local 305 Nomination For Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 4 Members-at-Large: one member-at-large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger) one member-at-large position designated as an equity representative (must self-identify in at least one of fo...

January 10, 2018

BCGEU Remembers Mona Moreno - BCGEU

It is with great sadness that we inform our members that Mona Moreno, the founder of the Cedar Root Gallery, passed away on January 1, 2018.  Mona was a strong Indigenous woman from the Haida Nation. She was a retired, proud member of Public Service Alliance of Canada and a supporter of the labour movement for many years. Mona proudly raised her children with the values of the trade union movem...

January 09, 2018

Local 308 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (4) Youth Member The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: February 9, 2018If there is an election...

January 09, 2018

Nominations for Local 0307 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive:   Chairperson 1st Vice-Chairperson 2nd Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (4 positions) (one Member-at-Large position may be a Young Worker Representative)   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. The deadline for nominations...