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.


September 04, 2016

Celebrating Labour Day 2016

As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community. Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.  We’ve grown tre...

September 02, 2016

Local 607 union meeting

DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PLACE: The Purcell Room at the Village Green Hotel             4801 – 27th Street, Vernon          AGENDA Component Update General Business – Open question and answer session Short training session on Conversion of Auxiliaries to Regular status Pizza will be ordered for the meeting, so please RSVP to the Kelowna Area Office...

August 29, 2016

Local 603 Nomination for Local Executive

To:              All BCGEU Local 603 Members Re:              Nomination for Local Executive   Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Local Chairperson The term is three years.  Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is:    September 26, 2016 Nominations may...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 16, 2016

Local 602 and 1202 Stewards - 1 Day Enhanced Steward Training

All stewards are asked to attend a one-day training to enhance their skill set as a steward. Subjects will include: 1.    Review of the grievance procedure and filling out the grievance form. 2.    The steward's role in investigative meetings, Step 1 and 2 meetings and disciplinary        meetings. 3.    Letters of Expectation – What are they?  What are they not?  What is grievable, what is   ...

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...