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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

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 ...

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...

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...

Local Elections 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Local Elections are beginning early 2022.  Please find more information for your Local here UWU/MoveUP

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 ...

January 19, 2022

Local 601 Union meeting - February 2, 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

COMPONENT: Social, Information & HealthLOCAL: 601DATE: February 2, 2022TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.PLACE: Zoom (please contact your local area office for zoom link)AGENDA Local Election Meeting. Get Involved in Your Union. During the past month, nominations have been open for the following local 601 executive positions: • Chairperson• First Vice-Chairperson• Second Vice-Chairperson • Treasur...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

604 MCFD members at 5084 Sachem Rd., Agassiz - Steward nominations - BC Gener...

Nominations are now open for a steward with the Ministry of Children and Family Development located at 5084 Sachem Road in Agassiz.  The union will train new stewards. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is January 27, 2022 by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for su...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...

January 18, 2022

Nominations for Local 603 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson (one) First Vice-Chairperson (one) Second Vice-Chairperson (one) Treasurer (one) Recording Secretary (one) Member at Large (six) Equity Member at Large - Indigenous workers; workers of colour; (2SLGBTQI+) workers; and workers with disabilities (two) Young Worker (one)  Members can submit nomination form...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Finance (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees' ...

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING January 14, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - FINANCE GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT 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 requires an administrat...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees'...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022     POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE:                LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy.   DUTIES: Will include processing a variety of documents on a personal computer ...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Temporary 12 months/LEVEL 3) - BC Genera...

  BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022    POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 12 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Will include processi...

January 14, 2022

Staff Representative - Negotiations Department- BC General Employees' Union (...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 14, 2022   The B.C. General 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; development and implementation o...

January 14, 2022

Local 606 Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large Young Worker Member-at-Large  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is:  February 23, 2022 at 5:00 ...

January 12, 2022

Nomination for Local 611 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (4 Positions) Young Worker (1 Position) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is:  February 10, 20...

January 10, 2022

COVID-19 Safety And Omicron - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union is once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers throughout the province, with 80% of the reported cases being attributed to the Omicron variant . On January 7, the PHO announced an order requiring businesses to return to COVID-19 Safety Plans. The situation is evolving daily and the BCGEU will be updating you as we get more information.The BCGEU will continue to advocate for meas...

January 10, 2022

Nomination for Local 609 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice 2nd Vice Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large – 4 positions Young Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is:  Wednesday, February 9, 2022  If there is an electio...