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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

January 26, 2024

Local 607 members - Nominations for Local Executives - BC General Employees' ...

Nominations are open for the following positions on the local executive for the remainder of the Term. Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large – Equity and Diversity Representative (Candidates for the equity and diversity representative self-identify in at least one of the four equity groups: 1) indigenous workers,2) workers with a disability, 3) workers of colour, or 4) 2SLGBTQI...

January 22, 2024

Current List of Shop Stewards for Ministry of Finance, Victoria - BC General ...

The following members are your current Shop Stewards for the Ministry of Finance in Victoria. In solidarity,   Jeremy Leveque, Local 601 ChairMaria Middlemiss, Local 1201 ChairSheila Knight, Staff Representative Download 2024-01-22 FYI - Ministry of Finance List of Shop Stewards Jan. 2024.pdfUWU/MoveUP

January 19, 2024

Royal BC Museum - Shop Steward Election Results - BC General Employees' Union...

On January 11, 2024, the Union sent a communication to members at the location above, it advised that nominations were open for one (1) shop steward. The nomination period has closed and because there was only one (1) member nominated, we are now able to acclaim Winter Stacey as shop steward. Congratulations Winter on becoming a shop steward! Below is a list of Shop Stewards at Royal BC Museum,...

January 18, 2024

Area 04 Education Opportunity - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee wishes you a very Happy and Prosperous 2024. We appreciate that we all have busy lives, but we are asking for your input by filling out this survey https://form.123formbuilder.com/6595892/area-04-cross-component. One of the purposes of the committee is to provide education and events for BCGEU members in our area. We have a number of events planned for this...

January 11, 2024

Royal BC Museum Shop Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for one (1) shop steward at the Royal BC Museum to join Anna Chinn and Derek Larson. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: Thursday, January18, 2024 at 5 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing su...

January 08, 2024

BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  - BC Gener...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 8, 2024  BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  (Burnaby, B.C.)   While some B.C. renters are bracing themselves for another 3.5-per-cent rent-hike in 2024, those looking for a new home will be paying much more to stay in their communities, says the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), calling again for vacancy control measures.  Accord...

January 03, 2024

Local 604 Executive Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are pleased to announce the results of the elections for the Local 604 Executive. The following members were elected: Recording Secretary - Andrea Pinto Member at Large - Sheena Wong Member at Large - Ashlene Buksh Congratulations to those elected! A big thank you to all of those who put their name forward. In solidarity,   Andrea Mitchell Chairperson   Kevin Hagglund Staff Representative   ...

December 19, 2023

TD Bank's Racial Equity Audit: Commendable Yet Incomplete Asserts Labour Unio...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burnaby, BC, December 19, 2023 - In a landmark move, The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX: TD) unveiled the findings of its much-anticipated racial equity audit report which examines the bank's employment practices across its US and Canadian operations. A response to a shareholder proposal by the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU), this audit is a significant step for North Ame...