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COMPONENT 6 - SOCIAL, INFORMATION AND HEALTH

Component 6 primarily includes members work for the Government of B.C. in a variety of social, cultural, educational, information technology, research, health care delivery and associated direct technical support functions. Component 6 also includes members who perform services in these fields at employers contracted by the government.

NEWS & UPDATES

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

Clarification on Temporary Market Adjustments - BCGEU

In the weeks since the union reached a tentative deal for the 18th Public Service Agreement many members have asked for clarification around the Temporary Market Adjustment (TMA) for Social Program Officers (Child Protection) 24. To ensure we are all on the same page, the union sought additional clarification from the Ministry and the Public Service Agency (PSA). You can read the PSA's clarific...

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

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 30, 2021

Delay of Return-to-Office for Public Service Members - BC General Employees' ...

B.C.'s Head of the Public Service announced yesterday that the implementation of telework agreements approved under the flexible work policy has been pushed back one month to January 4, 2022 from the current date of December 1, 2021. While we understand the extension was announced to support emergency measures related to the extended provincial state of emergency, flooding, and the impacts on o...

November 29, 2021

Pubic Service Members Delegates Set Priorities At Public Service Bargaining C...

Delegates from communities across the province gathered in Vancouver last Friday to discuss priorities and bargaining strategies at the public service bargaining conference. BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith welcomed delegates with opening remarks, recognizing that members in the public service have kept our province running through the pandemic – and...

November 26, 2021

Project Manager - Administrative Representative - Administration Department -...

PROJECT MANAGERADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGNovember 26, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a project manager to work in the Administration Department, effective date to be determined. In this role, you will be working with senior management to manage a large records management system implementation as well as other smaller projects as ...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Negotiations (Level 3) - Regular/2 positions - BC General Employe...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICENEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTING November 26, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY (2 positions) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Negotiations Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will perform Level 3 duties as assigned. Duties to...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Organizing - Level 3 (Regular) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING  November 26, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING  GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties will include: processing a variety of documents such as LRB submissions, minutes, meeting no...

November 22, 2021

Secretary (Purchasing Assistant) LEVEL 5 - Facilities Department - BC Genera...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGNovember 22, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY (PURCHASING ASSISTANT) GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a Purchasing Assistant to work with the Procurement Officer. This position will report to the Coordinator of Finance. Effective date: As soon as possible. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction ...

November 22, 2021

Junior Internal Auditor - Excluded Position - BC General Employees' Union (...

JUNIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest November 22, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of j...

November 22, 2021

All Public Service BCGEU Members - Member update - BC General Employees' Uni...

Update: This week marks the deadline for members to advise the employer of vaccination status. November 22 marks the deadline for employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to their employer. Over the past week there were several developments related to the vaccine mandate that we wanted to highlight. Return to Office November 22 is also the date the employer set to implement te...

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)

BCGEU phones are out of service or have limited service Last updated - Nov 19, 12:19 p.m. The phone system serving BCGEU offices around the province has been damaged by a power-related incident that occurred last night. Other than the reception desk, phones at our headquarters – including our negotiations, advocacy, organizing, membership, travel, mail centre, and communications departments – a...

November 05, 2021

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with LifeLabs

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – A majority of the 1,550 LifeLabs workers represented by the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) voted on Thursday November 4, 2021 in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer after reaching a tentative agreement on October 24, 2021. The new three-year agreement is effective April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2024."After so many month...

November 02, 2021

New poll shows British Columbians support investing in B.C. wildfire fighters...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 2, 2021 New poll shows British Columbians support investing in B.C. wildfire fightersBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – A new Research Co. poll on wildfires in B.C. commissioned by the BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) reveals that half of British Columbians have been personally impacted by wildfires, 85% believe more should be done to prepare for and pre...