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.


August 08, 2016

601 Meeting

  COMPONENT:    Social, Information & Health LOCAL:              601 DATE:               Tuesday, August 16, 2016 TIME:                6:00 pm PLACE:              BCGEU Victoria Area Office – Auditorium                          2994 Douglas Street, Victoria      AGENDA Last call for BC Fed Convention resolutions Worksite Reports M2M Update Chairperson Report General Union Busines...

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

August 02, 2016

604 Stewards & Local Executive Members enhanced stewards workshop

Thursday, September 22, 2016 Time:  9:30 am – 4:30 pm at BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office 8555 – 198A Street, Langley As you know, the role of a Steward in the workplace is an extremely important one, and we want to make sure that our Stewards are equipped with all the information they need to continue to assist members every day.  That is why we are excited to provide a full day of educati...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...

July 14, 2016

Update: Overtime policy grievance for MCFD Social Workers

The BCGEU and the employer have agreed on the appointment of arbitrator Chris Sullivan. The parties have been in contact with his office regarding the scheduling of the arbitration hearing. The arbitration hearing will proceed on May 1-4, 2017. Your union will be arguing at the hearing that the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) interpretation of flex time and language regard...