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, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...

January 24, 2017

Local 602 Meeting and call for resolutions and nominations for the 50th BCGEU...

COMPONENT:   Social, Information and Health LOCAL:             602  DATE:              Wednesday, March 1, 2017 TIME:               General Meeting – 6:00 p.m. PLACE:             BCGEU North Island Area Office                        106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo   AGENDA *CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14 – 17, 2...

January 23, 2017

New Local 602 Chairperson

The position of Chairperson for Local 602, Social, Informational and Health North Island has now been filled. Be advised that Leanne Salter has been acclaimed into the position of Chairperson as the second delegate running has stepped down. Leanne will be your representative at the Component 6 provincial level and will be your advocate for the larger issues that affect Local 602. She will als...

January 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...