B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

April 18, 2019

Steward Election Results for MCFD - 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey. Please be advised that Tamara Kamachi Watkins has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 604. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Tamara.  In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, ...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, Surrey. Please be advised that the following people have been acclaimed to the position of Stewards for Local 604: Lathena Laddaran Annie Zhou Folake Michaels Julie Smith We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Lathena, ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 3327 Second Ave in Mi...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 33276 Second Ave in Mission. Please be advised that Erika Law has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 604. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Erika. In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff R...

April 16, 2019

CANCELLED - union meeting Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - BCGEU

CANCELLED LOCALS: Stewards in Locals 601 & 1201 DATES: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Victoria Area Office, 2994 Douglas St-Auditorium   Due to unforeseen circumstances this meeting is cancelled, but will be rescheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience.   In solidarity Shirley Kay, Chairperson, Local 601 Maria Middlemiss, Chairperson, Local 1201 UWU/MoveUP

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 12, 2019

Employment Assistance Worker (EAW) - Classification Update - BCGEU

Now that the 18th Main Public Service Agreement has come into effect, the EAW appeal related to the former benchmark review will come out of abeyance. The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (union) and BC Public Service Agency (PSA) will be arranging on-site appeal meetings at various work locations, to be determined in consultation with some of you. Details, timing and logistics of the...

April 11, 2019

Members at ISM Canada - BCGEU

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  As they relate toTransfer of the services currently delivered by the BC Operation of ISM Canadato NTT DATA Canada   Index: Physical Work LocationBenefitsCollective AgreementPHSA and NTT DATA CanadaContractTransition Process   PHYSICAL WORK LOCATION: 1. Where will NTT’s headquarters be?NTT Data headquarters will be in Vancouver, but they also have an offic...

April 10, 2019

Local 604 Executive By-Election - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding an election for the position listed below for Local 604 executive. There are two candidate statements attached and will be available through the e-voting link as well. Member at Large Banti Kikram Shahi Brad Irons Hasan Ozduman A link for you to cast your ballot will be sent via email to all Local 604 members on April 11, 2019. Please be sure to check your spam and aut...

April 10, 2019

Looking into the new report on B.C. money laundering - BCGEU

The B.C. government released a report from Peter German, noting that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU joined Adam Stirling to talk more about the report. see video here.. UWU/MoveUP

April 08, 2019

Only a public inquiry can reveal the full scope of money laundering in B.C. -...

BURNABY – Today the B.C. government released the initial details of investigator Peter German's latest report on money laundering in the province, which disclosed that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. As the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) continues to call for a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and mone...

April 03, 2019

Community Living BC Bargaining Committee Election Results - BCGEU

Balloting closed last Friday and the ballots were counted last evening. You will recall from the January 22 bulletin the structure of the Bargaining Committee: The Bargaining Committee has four positions, as follows: One – Bargaining Committee Chair Three – Bargaining Committee Members At least one Admin employee must be elected to the Bargaining Committee. Your Bargaining Committee is: Chair L...