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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

February 10, 2021

Black History Month Events and Resources - BCGEU

EVENTS & RESOURCES     Webinar  Then and Now: Shaping the Future of Black Canadians Through Lessons of Past and Anti-Racism  This 90-minute event will focus on Black history in BC and the impact of anti-Black racism.  The panel, moderated by Community Advocate Asiyah Robinson, will be composed of Silvia Mangue (BC Black History Awareness Society President), Olaolu Adeleye (Associate F...

February 08, 2021

Nominations for Bargaining Committee - Quadra Daycare Society - BCGEU

Call for Nominations  This is to provide all members notice that in preparation for upcoming negotiations with your employer and renewing your collective agreement, nominations are now open for two (2) bargaining committee members.  If you would like to serve on the committee or you know a member that you think would be a good person to represent you and your co-workers, please fill out the nom...

February 02, 2021

Tentative Agreement Reached - Sunset Childcare Society - BCGEU

Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement.Full details about the deal will be provided shortly.A ratification meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, February 17th from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm as part of your already scheduled meeting. Voting will take place at the meeting.Your Bargaining Committee is recommending acceptance of this renewal agreemen...

February 02, 2021

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protra...

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protrans BCBURNABY - After 13 months without a contract and more than 40 bargaining sessions-including close to 40 hours since Sunday morning-members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working on the Canada Line have reached a tentative deal with their employer. "Our members' goal has always been t...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU, Protrans BC to continue Canada Line talks - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. today. However, talks are scheduled into the evening and the union is holding off on job action while negotiations continue. The current contract expired in December 2019 and contract talks sta...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU members on Canada Line back at the table Monday morning - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. Seventeen hours of talks over the weekend brought the sides closer together, but did not result in a deal.  The two sides will resume bargaining Monday morning with the hopes ...

January 29, 2021

Canada Line workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BCGEU

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has issued a 72-hour strike notice to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line as of 4:00 p.m. today. This move follows four days of mediation last week and several months of negotiations in which no significant progress was made on three main issues: wage parity, improved sick leave and contract length.For the past year, Canada Line wo...

January 25, 2021

All BCGEU Local 303 Members - Nominations for Vacant Local Executive Position...

Nominations are now open for the following vacant positions on the Local 303 Executive: Recording Secretary – (1 position) Member at Large – Community Living (1 position) Member at Large – General Services (1 position) Member at Large – Independent Agreements (1 position) Member at Large – Sunshine Coast (1 position) Member at Large – Equity Worker Representative – (1 position) The terms of o...