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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 12,000 workers in the sector, BCGEU is the largest community social services union in B.C.

NEWS & UPDATES

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...

November 23, 2021

BCGEU community social services members set priorities at bargaining conferen...

BCGEU community social services members from across the province gathered in Burnaby last week to identify bargaining priorities and elect a bargaining committee for the upcoming round of negotiations. BCGEU President Stephanie welcomed delegates with opening remarks, “The pandemic showed us that our old normal was broken and we can’t go back. We collectively know what needs to be done to fix t...

November 22, 2021

Public Service Pension members - Your pension plan: good news to share - BC G...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan announced a decision to use surplus funds in the plan to improve the value of your pension. We wanted to write to you in full support of the decision, and to explain it in clear terms. This decision comes from years of advocacy by your union to improve the value of your pension. In 2018, the pension plan moved to a flat rate of accrual at 1.85% of annual sa...

November 19, 2021

BCGEU phone outage - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Phone service to all BCGEU offices has been restored Last updated - Dec 2, 4:38 p.m. The phone system serving BCGEU offices is now working – the primary phone numbers for all Area Offices, as well as for the Benefits Department, are now functional.  Direct phone numbers to specific staff are not functioning at this time and may change. To reach a specific staff member, please call the main Area...

November 08, 2021

Dawson Creek Society for Community Living South Peace Community Reso...

Nominations closed November 5, 2021 for election of Steward at the above noted workplaces.Your elected Stewards are:Ann Gauvreau, Tammy Kostuik and Volodymyr Ruban for Community Bridge.Tracy Sutton for Dawson Creek Society for Community Living.Please join us in welcoming them in their role as worksite Stewards!In Solidarity, Kathy WeaverStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP