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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.

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August 12, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: BCGEU encourages vaccination, re-issuing of single-site and ma...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 12, 2021 BCGEU encourages vaccination, re-issuing of single-site and mask orders BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) - Following today's provincial government announcement regarding vaccines for health care workers, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) encourages all British Columbians to get vaccinated. "Vaccinations are an essential tool in combatting the...

July 30, 2021

Your input is needed: Working with COVID - BCGEU

Our union, in partnership with a research team from University College Dublin, wants to know more about the safety measures used in your workplace to protect against COVID-19 and future infectious diseases.  Research shows that some workplaces are common settings for infectious disease outbreaks due to transmission between employees, their households, and communities. Because employees have a l...

July 20, 2021

Tips to avoid email fraud - BCGEU

In the past couple of years, the BCGEU has seen an increase in the number of fraudulent, or phishing, emails being sent to BCGEU members.Often, these emails look like they come from someone at the BCGEU. In other circumstances, the scammers have taken information off the BCGEU website and have attempted to impersonate component or local executive members.In many of these cases, the scammers are...

July 16, 2021

BCGEU Members working at ISM Canada - ISM Bargaining Update - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative agreement. A detailed package will be sent to your home email soon. A Town hall meeting to discuss the package and to answer questions will be held Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ratification Vote Meeting Details Date: Tuesday, August 17, 2021 Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your comput...

July 15, 2021

All Employment and Assistance Workers - EAW Classification Appeal Update - BCGEU

On June 21, 2021, pursuant to Clause 28.3 (e) of the Main Public Service Collective Agreement, the Union formally responded to the Public Service Agency's (PSA) rationale dated January 19, 2021. This lengthy response rationale was supported by over 200 documents and reference materials. A core group of EAWs worked hard to provide feedback, information, and work examples in response to the PSA's...