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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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July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...

July 13, 2020

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2021 - BCGEU

For many years, our union has been participating in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services consultation process to inform the government's budget priorities. By making a written submission and an oral presentation, as well as encouraging members to participate via the committee's online survey, we make sure that our members' priorities are part of the government's budg...

July 10, 2020

New Local 603 Members-At-Large - BCGEU

Please be advised that the following members have been elected to the Local 603 Executive: · Member-at-Large        Kevin Ball · Member-at-Large        Manmeet Saran Kevin is a steward and member working at Information Systems Management Canada/NTT. Manmeet works with Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Congratulations and welcome to the new Local 603 Executive members. We thank yo...

July 06, 2020

ISM Canada - Transition to NTT DATA BCU, Inc. Update and Summary - BCGEU

Further to our communication on December 19, 2019, your BCGEU Joint Transition Committee representatives and NTT DATA BCU, Inc. Subcommittee want to provide you with an update and let you know some of the things we have been doing on your behalf. The transition date to NTT DATA BCU, Inc. is still scheduled for July 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm. 1. NTT DATA BCU, Inc. Payroll Update – Resolved As an ISM e...

July 03, 2020

Did you miss the CLBC town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here - BCGEU

Did you miss the CLBC town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here On July 2, 2020, the BCGEU hosted a telephone town hall with Shane Simpson, B.C.'s Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR).  Throughout the town hall, Minister Simpson fielded a variety of questions from members in Component 6 who work in Community Living BC as they spoke about their pandemic experiences and...

July 03, 2020

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here - BCGEU

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here On June 30, 2020, the BCGEU hosted a telephone town hall with Shane Simpson, B.C.'s Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR). Throughout the town hall, Minister Simpson fielded a variety of questions from members in Component 6 and Component 12 who work in MSDPR as they spoke about their pandemic experiences...

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to know - BCGEU

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...