The BCGEU continues to plan for a full re-opening of all its offices beginning Monday, March 28, 2022. Members will be able to access the offices without an appointment but will be subject to BCGEU Safety Protocols which currently include providing proof of full vaccination (your QR code will need to be scanned) and wearing a mask in all common areas of the office (hallways, washrooms, lunchrooms, meeting rooms, etc.).
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.
Your Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) Negotiating Committee held our bargaining conference last week.
Over 17,000 community social service workers from nine different unions across the province brought forward ideas and proposals for bargaining. With your input, we finalized our priorities and we are ready to meet our counterparts and begin negotiating a new collective a...
February is Black History Month, and the BCGEU is celebrating the contributions and legacy of Black Canadians throughout our history.
Since Black History Month was created 25 years ago, we have honoured the role that so many Black Canadians have played in society. Around this year’s celebrations, there has been a focus on those who have made an impact on Canadian politics, including Lincoln Ale...
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
1st Vice Chairperson
2nd Vice Chairperson
Member-at-Large (2 Positions)
Young Worker (1 Position)
Equity Worker (1 Position)
The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.
The deadline for nominat...
Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:
December 25, 2021
December 27, 2021
January 1, 2022
January 3, 2022
We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...