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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

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...

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...

Congratulations to the 2020 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BCGEU

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2020 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. 2020 Scholarship Winners List (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: 1. One job should be enough! How does precarious work impact workers and why is decent work so important? 2. W...

July 13, 2020

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2021 - BCGEU

For many years, our union has been participating in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services consultation process to inform the government's budget priorities. By making a written submission and an oral presentation, as well as encouraging members to participate via the committee's online survey, we make sure that our members' priorities are part of the government's budg...

July 10, 2020

New Local 603 Members-At-Large - BCGEU

Please be advised that the following members have been elected to the Local 603 Executive: · Member-at-Large        Kevin Ball · Member-at-Large        Manmeet Saran Kevin is a steward and member working at Information Systems Management Canada/NTT. Manmeet works with Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Congratulations and welcome to the new Local 603 Executive members. We thank yo...

July 03, 2020

Did you miss the CLBC town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here - BCGEU

Did you miss the CLBC town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here On July 2, 2020, the BCGEU hosted a telephone town hall with Shane Simpson, B.C.'s Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR).  Throughout the town hall, Minister Simpson fielded a variety of questions from members in Component 6 who work in Community Living BC as they spoke about their pandemic experiences and...

July 03, 2020

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here - BCGEU

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here On June 30, 2020, the BCGEU hosted a telephone town hall with Shane Simpson, B.C.'s Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR). Throughout the town hall, Minister Simpson fielded a variety of questions from members in Component 6 and Component 12 who work in MSDPR as they spoke about their pandemic experiences...

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to know - BCGEU

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...