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

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 scholarship winners announced - BCGEU

Congratulations to the 2019 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2019 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. (Winners will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). 2019 Scholarship Winners List This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: How can unions lead the way on climate chang...

November 15, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) - FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGNovember 15, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Fraser Valley Area Office for up to 10 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.  DUTIES: Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their...

November 15, 2019

CLBC - Electronic Ballot for Ratification Vote - BCGEU

As you are aware, the BCGEU is conducting a ratification vote for the CLBC collective agreement by electronic ballot. A link to cast ballots was emailed out to each CLBC member who has an active email address on file with the Union. Please canvass the staff in your office and encourage anyone who has not received this link by 5:00 pm on November 15th from the BCGEU to contact us at evotingarea0...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 13, 2019

Steward Nomination Results for MCFD at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed for the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey.Please be advised that Connie Figueroa has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 1204.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome Connie.In solidarityDJ Pohl Kevin HagglundLocal 1204 Chairperson Staff RepresentativeDownlo...

November 13, 2019

Events coordinator/planner conventions, conferences and travel Department Int...

EVENTS COORDINATOR/PLANNERCONVENTIONS, CONFERENCES and TRAVEL DEPARTMENTINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING(Temporary – 12 Months)  November 13, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary employee in the Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department for a period of 12 months. The position reports directly to the Facilities Coordinator. Effective date to be determined. D...

November 07, 2019

604 Members with Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 101-16088 84 Ave...

Steward Election Results Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reductions located at 101-16088 84 Ave in Surrey. Please be advised that Mallika Sahai 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 Mallika. In solidarity Harbinder Gill           ...

November 06, 2019

CLBC Ratification Meetings – November 13, 14 & 15, 2019 - BCGEU

Ratification meetings for the new tentative agreement have been scheduled as follows: November 13th at 11:30 am: Victoria CLBC office November 14th at 11:30 am: Surrey CLBC office November 15th at noon: CLBC HQ office As previously stated, ballots will be sent out via email on November 15th. We hope you are able to attend one of these important meetings.you can read the memorandum of settleme...

November 05, 2019

Steward Nomination Results for Local 604 Social Development and Poverty Reduc...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 5753 Glover Road in Langley. Please be advised that Michelle Levergood 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 Michelle. In solidarity  Harbinder GillLocal 604 Chairperson Kevin HagglundSt...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...

October 31, 2019

Respect the Picket Line – PEA Job Action - BCGEU

Respect the picket lines! PEA job action at LSS Vancouver Regional Center on Friday, November 1, 2019 Your comrades from the Professional Employees Association (PEA) has served strike notice for the Legal Services Society Vancouver Regional Centre for Friday, November 1 starting at 7:00 am. A rally and media event is planned for 12:00 pm. Please respect the PEA picket line, and do not cross it....