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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

May 31, 2022

BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands...

  BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands BCGEU Shareholder Proposal to $690B giant deemed "reasonably crafted," "warranted," and "flexible." BURNABY – Ahead of the June 10 annual meeting of shareholders, influential proxy advisor Glass Lewis has endorsed the B.C. General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) shareholder proposal at Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BA...

May 30, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Cedar Drive Preschool Society - REMINDER: Opening Bargai...

  REMINDER: Opening Bargaining Committee Nominations This is a reminder that nominations are now open for the positions of two (2) Bargaining Committee Members. Your collective agreement expires on August 31, 2022. As such, the Union is preparing for the next round of bargaining, which will begin once a bargaining committee has been elected. We need your help and participation to elect two (2)...

May 30, 2022

All BCGEU members, Local 0310 South Peace Community Resources Society 1024 ...

  Please Post notice and nomination form on Union bulletin board   Steward Elections are now open for Local 0310, South Peace Community Resources Society, 1024 104 Avenue worksite.Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now open and close on June 6, 2022. Please email, fax, mail or drop off your nomination forms to:Email: [email protected]

May 30, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Shaughnessy Heights Early Learning Centre – Local 303 - ...

In the bargaining unit defined as employees at and from SHAUGHNESSY HEIGHTS EARLY LEARNING CENTRE, 1550 W 33RD Ave, Vancouver, BC, V6M 1A7. A Strike Vote will be conducted electronically via Scytl platform.You will receive an electronic ballot on Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the email the Union has on file for you. You can cast your ballot by following the instructions contained in...

May 27, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Salvation Army Richmond House Bargaining Committee Elect...

  The nomination/election process is now completed for the Richmond House Bargaining Committee. The following members have been acclaimed as committee members: Dean Logan Lynn Fadar Michael Brunelle In addition, the following member has been acclaimed as the alternate: Ron Niedjalski Congratulations to the successful candidates! Preparations for negotiations will commence soon.In solidarity...

May 26, 2022

Salvation Army Stevenson House Bargaining Committee Elections - Results - BC ...

The nomination/election process is now completed for the Stevenson House Bargaining Committee, and the following members have been acclaimed: Chelsea Cross Caroline Machalke Congratulations to the successful candidates! We will now begin preparations for collective bargaining.In solidarity,Angela Mahlmann, Staff Representative, NegotiationsDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

May 26, 2022

All BCGEU members, Local 0310 South Peace Community Resources Society Stew...

Nominations closed May 24, 2022 at midnight for election of Stewards at South Peace Community Resources Society. Your newly elected Steward for South Peace Community Resources Society is: Holly WilsonPlease join us in welcoming them in their role as worksite Steward!In Solidarity,Brittany LequiereStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here

May 25, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Vancouver (Loca...

  *** PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD ***    Now that you are members of the BCGEU, you will be covered by the Community Social Services Sectoral Collective Agreement. The non-monetary parts of the agreement are in effect at your workplace as of May 25, 2022. The monetary parts of your new collective agreement will take effect on September 25, 2022. Your collective agreement spells out your legal ri...

May 25, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Vancouver (Loca...

*** PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD *** Now that you are members of the BCGEU, you will soon be covered by the Community Social Services Sectoral Collective Agreement. The agreement includes Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) #1 which spells out how we will negotiate what are considered "local issues" that are not included in the main agreement. These local issues are things that differ between employers...

May 24, 2022

Shaughnessy Heights Early Learning Centre- Update on Bargaining - BC General ...

As you may have heard, negotiations with the Employer have not gone as well as we had hoped. We are still far apart on compensation and language. As a result, we will be taking a strike vote, via electronic ballot, in early June. The voting dates are June 2 to July 2nd. You should receive your ballot at approximately 10 a.m. on June 2. If you have not received a ballot by then, please let eithe...

May 20, 2022

UBC Child Care Services - Bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BC...

As many of you are aware, your collective agreement expired April 30, 2022. We are sending this update as we imagine you have questions about next steps. Your bargaining committee met on April 28th to start preparing for bargaining by putting in place the mechanism that will allow us to successfully achieve a renewal collective agreement. During that meeting, Freyja Sankey was elected the chair...

May 17, 2022

All BCGEU members, Local 0310 South Peace Community Resources Society - Stewa...

  Please Post notice and nomination form on Union bulletin board Steward Elections are now open for Local 0310, South Peace Community Resources Society Worksites.Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now open and close on May 24, 2022. Please email, fax, mail or drop off your nomination forms to: Email: [email protected]: 250-785-0...

May 13, 2022

Community social services bargaining resumes next week - BC General Employees...

Community social services bargaining will resume next week, starting May 16th after a scheduled break. Your bargaining committee will continue to discuss the issues that you have identified as priorities at the negotiating table with employer representatives.Your bargaining committee has been negotiating your new community social services sectoral collective agreement representing more than 17,...