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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.


November 04, 2016

Local 612 members - A rare, exciting opportunity!

PIZZA!!!!! Do I have your attention? Great! Do you want to make things better in your workplace? Are you a leader, or want to find out if you’re a leader? We know that you have a stout heart and some great ideas; here is your chance to do great things with them. We have a few vacancies on our local executive and you will be great filling any of them. We need a treasurer. You can use what yo...

November 01, 2016

Local 604 MCFD Steward Election Results - 7278 Pioneer Avenue Agassiz

To:  All 604 Members at Ministry of Children & Family Development – 7278 Pioneer Avenue Agassiz Re:  Steward Election Results   Please be advised that Brother Mark Zimmerman 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 Mark.   In Solidarity   Richard Tones Staff Representativ...

October 31, 2016

MSDSI Steward Nominations

To:     All 604 BCGEU Members at Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation - 13650 102 Avenue, Surrey Re:     Steward Nomination (1 position)   Nominations are now open for 1 position for a steward at your worksite, and will close December 1, 2016. The steward is the face of the union at your worksite. Some of the roles of the steward are: To enforce the collective agreement ...

October 26, 2016

Members at MCFD in Port Hardy - Nominations for Shop Steward (1 position)

Nominations are now open for shop steward at Ministry of Children and Family Development in Port Hardy. What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees, provide information on BCGEU services and solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members info...

October 26, 2016

Local 604 & 1204 stewards & local executive members enhanced stewards workshop

Thursday, December 8, 2016 Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office 8555 – 198A Street, Langley As you know, the role of a Steward in the workplace is an extremely important one, and we want to make sure that our Stewards are equipped with all the information they need to continue to assist members every day. That is why we are excited to provide a full day of education and netw...

October 25, 2016

Recognizing Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s legacy of passion and commitment

Serving this province for more than ten years as the Independent Representative for Children and Youth, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond has moved mountains. She gave a face and voice to BC’s most vulnerable children by telling their stories. At the same time, Mary Ellen rooted out many of the systemic issues that hurt children and youth in care. Her reports were thorough and contained meaningful reco...

October 24, 2016

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System You may have noticed a change with the hazardous product labelling at your worksite. This is due to the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The Globally Harmonized System was initiated to standardize information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces and with our ma...