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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January 13, 2017

Chilliwack volunteers sought for ambitious project to interview every senior ...

Older people living in long-term care homes are often overlooked, forgotten behind the walls. An ambitious project taken on by the province's Office of the Seniors Advocate aims to change that by interviewing all 27,000 residents in 303 care homes across the province. Read More...

January 12, 2017

LOCAL 0610 MEETING

COMPONENT:  Social, Information & Health LOCAL:            0610 DATE:             January 30th, 2017 TIME:              5:00 pm PLACE:            BCGEU Office – 10251 – 100th St., Fort St John AGENDA Component report Resolutions for convention OHS update New Stewards and training update Worksite discussion *Please use the back door BCGEU 10251 – 100th Street, Fort St John, BC  V1J 3Y8...

January 10, 2017

Local 603 Union Meeting

COMPONENT:   6 – Social, Information & Health LOCAL:             603 DATE:              Thursday, January 19, 2017 TIME:               6:30 pm – General Membership Meeting PLACE:             Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room                         Suite #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver       PARKING INFORMATION: We have a large underground parkade you can access from Renfre...

January 10, 2017

Metro Vancouver seniors' care workers face more struggles with icy streets

Volunteers and homecare workers are bracing for another tough week caring for the city's homebound seniors as temperatures are predicted to drop again Monday night.   Read more...

January 10, 2017

Icy road conditions are posing a danger to home care workers

BURNABY (NEWS1130) - Worries about injuries to homecare workers have increased dramatically in the past month as a result of icy road conditions. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Convention 2017: Guidelines for FT Officer and Exec VP Candidates' Election C...

1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention. 2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....

January 09, 2017

Election of Local 602 Chairperson Nominees - Social, Information and Health

To:       All BCGEU Members of Local 602 – Social, Information and Health Component Re:       Election of Local Chairperson   Nominations have closed for the position of Local Chairperson and we have two candidates for position of Chairperson. Enclosed are your ballot, instructions, and biographies of the candidates running. Once you have received your ballot, please mail it back in as per ...

January 09, 2017

Election of Local 602 Chairperson – Social, Information and Health Component

To:       All BCGEU Members of Local 602 – Social, Information and Health Component Re:       Election of Local Chairperson   You should be receiving your ballot and biographies of those running for the position of Local Chairperson within the next week. If you have not received a ballot within 10 days, please contact the Nanaimo area office at 1-800-667-1997 or stop in to the office to vote....

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...