Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
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.
TIME: 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; refreshments at 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: Vancouver Public Library, Morris J. Wosk Boardroom, 350 W. Georgia Street, Vancouver
This is an opportunity for members at the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre and Union representatives to meet and discuss issues.
collective agreement issues
workplace issues and concerns
union advocacy and activity
Please RSVP by ...
The Just Film Festival features social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global. It will also include a Social Justice Bazaar, on Saturday February 13th.
Visit the festival website for more information about ...
Time: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm
Place: BCGEU Kelowna Area Office, 1064 Borden Avenue
There will be a meeting of all BCGEU members employed at Kelowna Women’s Shelter to discuss the results of the classification of jobs and the implementation of the monetary provisions of the collective agreement scheduled for February 9, 2016.
BCGEU Staff Representative Brent Camilleri will be there.
The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) provides community-based programs and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Vancouver and Richmond. Workers at DDA, members of BCGEU Local 303, create extended networks of support, invest in individual needs, and strive for an inclusive and safe community. Over 1,600 individuals and families in the ...
COURSE: Stewards' Training
WHEN: February 16-18, 2016
WHERE: BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office, 8555 198A Street, Langley
TIME: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Please note: our gate and office do not open until 8:30 am
REGISTRATION: Please call our office at 604-882-0111 or toll free at 1-888-991-6062 or respond by email to [email protected] as soon as possible to register for t...
DATE: Tuesday, January 26, 2016
TIME: 6:30 p.m. sharp to 7:30 p.m.; refreshments at 6:15 p.m.
PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office, 130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
This is an opportunity for Local 303 Stewards to meet with Local 303 Executive members, Staff Representative(s), and with other stewards to:
discuss collective agreement questions and interpretation
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Location: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office, 130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
This one day session will focus on sick leave, medical information forms, and duty to accommodate. The course will also provide information on past practice. The module on medical information forms will be of particular interest to stewards under the Co...
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB).
The new fee took effect on Jan. 1.
A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. An appeal review will now cost $50, up from $25.
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office, Broadway Tech Centre, #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
You are invited to attend the above Component 3 OHS Networking Strategy Sessions for OHS Committee members.
The session will provide specific knowledge, tools, and skills to assist health and safety ...
Your bargaining committee met with the Employer in November to continue negotiations. There are a couple of outstanding issues, and we would like to meet with you to discuss next steps.
DATE: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
TIME: 6:30 pm
PLACE: BCGEU HQ – TKEC A & B (4911 Canada Way, Burnaby)
Pizza will be served. Please RSVP to Nita, Patty or Shihla so we have an idea of numbers. We ...
The results from ongoing local executive election are:
Donna Summerfeldt is your new Member-at-Large
Congratulations to Donna, who is elected for the remainder of the 2014 – 2017 three-year term.
Please Note: the following local executive positions still remain open:
Kari Bepple, Local 305 Chairperson
Download PDF of notice here.