B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

BCGEU members in the public service – your new collective agreement between t...

The new 18th Main Public Service Agreement and Component Agreements are in effect as of April 1, 2019. BCGEU members who work in the B.C. public service ratified these agreements last year following five weeks of negotiations.The agreements are for three years and expire on March 31, 2022. The main agreement features many improvements, such as: a two per cent general wage increase in each year...

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...

2019 BCGEU Scholarships - BCGEU

Applications for the 2019 BCGEU Scholarship program are now being accepted. The union will award $60,000 in scholarships to students in post-secondary education. Full-time scholarships are worth $2,000 and part-time scholarships are worth $1,000.Apply online here. Applicants must be: A BCGEU member; or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff[1], and A current or prospec...

April 18, 2019

Steward Election Results for MCFD - 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey. Please be advised that Tamara Kamachi Watkins has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 604. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Tamara.  In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, ...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, Surrey. Please be advised that the following people have been acclaimed to the position of Stewards for Local 604: Lathena Laddaran Annie Zhou Folake Michaels Julie Smith We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Lathena, ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 3327 Second Ave in Mi...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 33276 Second Ave in Mission. Please be advised that Erika Law has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 604. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Erika. In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff R...

April 18, 2019

Staff Representative Advocacy/WCB - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE ADVOCACY/WCB  INTERNAL POSTING April 18, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Workers' Compensation Appeal section, effective date to be determined. The term of assignment is up to 4 months or to return of incumbent. DUTIES: The successful applicant will provide advice, assistance and representatio...

April 16, 2019

Staff Representative (Temporary) Research & Interactive (R&I) Services - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH & INTERACTIVE (R&I) SERVICES  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGApril 16, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union requires a temporary staff representative (political action campaigner) for its Research & Interactive (R&I) services, effective date to be determined. The term of assignment is up to 12 months or to return of incumbent.  The posi...

April 16, 2019

CANCELLED - union meeting Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - BCGEU

CANCELLED LOCALS: Stewards in Locals 601 & 1201 DATES: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Victoria Area Office, 2994 Douglas St-Auditorium   Due to unforeseen circumstances this meeting is cancelled, but will be rescheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience.   In solidarity Shirley Kay, Chairperson, Local 601 Maria Middlemiss, Chairperson, Local 1201 UWU/MoveUP

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 12, 2019

Employment Assistance Worker (EAW) - Classification Update - BCGEU

Now that the 18th Main Public Service Agreement has come into effect, the EAW appeal related to the former benchmark review will come out of abeyance. The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (union) and BC Public Service Agency (PSA) will be arranging on-site appeal meetings at various work locations, to be determined in consultation with some of you. Details, timing and logistics of the...

April 12, 2019

Peace River Area office - Secretary LEVEL 5 - MoveUP agreement - BCGEU

BCGEU PEACE RIVER AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING April 12, 2019     POSITION: SECRETARY GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MOVEUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to provide secretarial support to staff representatives in the Peace River Area Office. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will perform Level 5 duties as assigned. Duties to include: processing a variety of documents on a personal...

April 12, 2019

Senior Departmental Clerk – Negotiations Department BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING  April 12, 2019    POSITION: SENIOR DEPARTMENTAL CLERK – NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT GRADE: LEVEL 6 – MOVEUP AGREEMENT A Senior Departmental Clerk is required for the Negotiations Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Will include: Overseeing the work of the staff in the Negotiations Department; assigning non-routine work; monitoring and reporting pe...

April 12, 2019

Staff Representative Negotiations Department - Internal/External posting

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING April 11, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; developm...

April 11, 2019

Members at ISM Canada - BCGEU

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  As they relate toTransfer of the services currently delivered by the BC Operation of ISM Canadato NTT DATA Canada   Index: Physical Work LocationBenefitsCollective AgreementPHSA and NTT DATA CanadaContractTransition Process   PHYSICAL WORK LOCATION: 1. Where will NTT’s headquarters be?NTT Data headquarters will be in Vancouver, but they also have an offic...

April 10, 2019

Local 604 Executive By-Election - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding an election for the position listed below for Local 604 executive. There are two candidate statements attached and will be available through the e-voting link as well. Member at Large Banti Kikram Shahi Brad Irons Hasan Ozduman A link for you to cast your ballot will be sent via email to all Local 604 members on April 11, 2019. Please be sure to check your spam and aut...

April 10, 2019

Looking into the new report on B.C. money laundering - BCGEU

The B.C. government released a report from Peter German, noting that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU joined Adam Stirling to talk more about the report. see video here.. UWU/MoveUP

April 08, 2019

Only a public inquiry can reveal the full scope of money laundering in B.C. -...

BURNABY – Today the B.C. government released the initial details of investigator Peter German's latest report on money laundering in the province, which disclosed that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. As the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) continues to call for a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and mone...