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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.

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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...

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 ...

COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

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...

July 23, 2021

Staff Representative (Temporary) Victoria area office - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)VICTORIA AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJuly 23, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Victoria Area Office, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 3 months or to return of incumbent. DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their...

July 20, 2021

Tips to avoid email fraud - BCGEU

In the past couple of years, the BCGEU has seen an increase in the number of fraudulent, or phishing, emails being sent to BCGEU members.Often, these emails look like they come from someone at the BCGEU. In other circumstances, the scammers have taken information off the BCGEU website and have attempted to impersonate component or local executive members.In many of these cases, the scammers are...

July 19, 2021

Staff Representative (Temporary) Negotiations Department - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGREVISEDJuly 19, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department for up to 5 months. The effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargai...

July 19, 2021

Events Coordinator/Planner - Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department -...

EVENTS COORDINATOR/PLANNERCONVENTIONS, CONFERENCES and TRAVEL DEPARTMENTINTERNAL REVISEDJuly 19, 2021 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires an administrative representative to work in the Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department. The position reports directly to the Facilities Coordinator. Effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Organizes and coordinates the physical and administrat...

July 16, 2021

BCGEU Members working at ISM Canada - ISM Bargaining Update - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement. A detailed package will be sent to your home email soon. A Town hall meeting to discuss the package and to answer questions will be held Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ratification Vote Meeting Details Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your comput...

July 15, 2021

All Employment and Assistance Workers - EAW Classification Appeal Update - BCGEU

On June 21, 2021, pursuant to Clause 28.3 (e) of the Main Public Service Collective Agreement, the Union formally responded to the Public Service Agency's (PSA) rationale dated January 19, 2021. This lengthy response rationale was supported by over 200 documents and reference materials. A core group of EAWs worked hard to provide feedback, information, and work examples in response to the PSA's...

July 08, 2021

NTT Data Canada Bargaining Update - BCGEU

The Bargaining Committee met with the Employer to discuss the results of the Membership Town Hall meeting. The Employer has taken this information under consideration and the union has requested further bargaining dates.Thank you for your on-going support. If you have questions please contact a member of the bargaining committee. Stay tuned!In solidarity,NTT Bargaining CommitteeDownload PDF of ...

July 08, 2021

NTT Letter of Performance Standards and Expectations-Service Desk - BCGEU

We have learned that letters of performance standards and expectations are again being distributed to NTT Service Desk Agents. Your BCGEU Joint Union Management Committee raised our concerns at a JUM Committee meeting regarding these letters. The Employer was unwilling to address our concerns.These concerns include the average hourly calls and average hourly tickets as well as the linkage of th...

July 07, 2021

Local 601 - Bargaining Resolutions - BCGEU

What changes would you like to see in the Collective Agreement?Working from home language? More vacation? Changes to hours of work? Please submit your bargaining proposal(s) to Kirsten Smestad by July 30th, 2021 using the attached form.A few key points: You can submit more than one. If we need clarification, we will contact you. Include examples that can be used at the bargaining table to expl...

July 02, 2021

BC Restart Phase 3 – union offices opening and changes at work - BCGEU

BCGEU offices re-opening on July 12With the shift to Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan, BCGEU offices will re-open, by appointment only, on July 12.Members can visit offices for meetings and to drop off or pick up materials.For the safety of BCGEU members and staff, masks are required in common spaces and visitors must register upon arrival. Additional occupational health and safety protocols will...