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 05, 2017

Local 612 Meeting

COMPONENT:     Social, Information and Health LOCAL:               612 DATE:                 Saturday February 4, 2017 TIME:                 1:00 pm PLACE:               In Person:   BCGEU Northwest Area Office                                               102 - 4710 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC                           or                           Conference Call – Dial 1-866-562-0090, ID#:  5...

January 03, 2017

New BCGEU Pension Plan - BC Target Benefit Pension Plan

Download PDF of BC Target Benefit Pension Plan Booklet 2017 November Newsletter

December 23, 2016

Results for Local 603 Recording Secretary & Young Worker

To:      All BCGEU Local 603 Members Re:      Results for Local 603 Recording Secretary & Young Worker   I am pleased to announce the following have been elected by acclamation:   Recording Secretary................ Jonathan Williams Young Worker......................... Ian Symons The Local Executive wishes to convey their thanks to Jonathan and Ian for stepping forward and now complet...

December 22, 2016

604 Steward Nomination for MCFD at 22420 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge

Nominations are now open for 1 position for a steward at your worksite, and will close 5:00pm, January 23, 2017. The steward is the face of the union at your worksite.  Some of the roles of the steward are: •    To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights. •    Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices. •    Sign up new members to the union at the wo...

December 16, 2016

Government’s announcement to ban asbestos: Groups express support but asbesto...

Immediate Release                                                                        December 15, 2016 Toronto – The federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos has been highly anticipated over the past few days. Groups expressed its support to the announcement but notes their expectation for additional federal work needed to fully achieve protection from asbestos for all Canadians. ...

December 14, 2016

Members with MSDSI at 108 Richards Street, Nanaimo - Nominations for Shop Ste...

Nominations are now open for shop stewards at the MSDSI office at 108 Richards St, Nanaimo. 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 informed by dist...

December 12, 2016

Ministry of Children and Family Development 15405 88th Avenue, Surrey - Stew...

Nominations are now open for 1 position for a steward at your worksite, and will close 5:00pm, January 12, 2017. The steward is the face of the union at your worksite. Some of the roles of the steward are: To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights. Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices. Sign up new members to the union at the worksite. Hel...

December 12, 2016

Ministry of Children and Family Development 22323 119th Avenue, Maple Ridge ...

Nominations are now open for 2 positions for a steward at your worksite, and will close 5:00pm, January 12, 2017. The steward is the face of the union at your worksite. Some of the roles of the steward are: To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights. Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices. Sign up new members to the union at the worksite. He...

December 12, 2016

BCGEU sends solidarity message to jailed Iranian trade unionists

As part of our ongoing support of the Free Them Now campaign to support jailed Iranian trade union members, the BCGEU Provincial Executive recorded a message of solidarity that was sent directly to jailed activists. The campaign received messages of solidarity from many unions around the world, and they have been compiled into a video. Watch the full video below. 

December 09, 2016

International Human Rights Day: Human rights are everyone’s rights, everywhere

Today we recognize International Human Rights Day.  Every December 10th since 1948, people have stood in solidarity against human rights violations in all forms. In Canada we are fortunate to be living in a country where we have a legislated Human Rights Code and a Charter of Rights and Freedoms which is built into our constitution.  Much of the world sees us as a country that defends human r...

December 06, 2016

December 6: Never forget

It’s hard to believe, but 27 years have passed since 14 young women were slain at the École Polytechnique, an event also known as the Montreal Massacre. It remains one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. In 1991, the Parliament of Canada established December 6, the anniversary of the devastating event, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Eac...

December 03, 2016

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today we are proud to recognize the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities.    This day was created to bring awareness and understanding and to take action to further the rights of persons with disabilities both legally and in society.  Even though we have a come a long way in Canada there remains much more to do to achieve the equity in our society.  The United Nat...