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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

July 28, 2022

Bargaining update: When can we strike? - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

When can we strike?Our union is being prevented from being in a legal strike position by the B.C. government’s insistence on high essential services levels that would dramatically reduce the effectiveness of a strike. As a result, your bargaining committee and our legal team are contesting their positions through the Labour Relations Board so we can exercise the strike mandate as soon as po...

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 22, 2022

Ministry of Attorney General located at 700 West Georgia Street, Vancouver - ...

BCGEU by-laws state that interim steward elections will be held in workplaces as needed and, accordingly, nominations are now open for one (1) steward position to represent BCGEU members at your worksite.Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board.If you are interested in becoming a steward, or know someone who would be a great steward, please fill out the attached no...

July 22, 2022

Public service strike FAQ - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

You've voted in favour of strike action…now what?After our historic member-led strike vote in June, talks resumed between your committee and your employer, the Public Service Agency (PSA). Talks quickly broke down again because your employer once again failed to table a wage offer that met your needs. While our goal remains achieving a fair agreement at the bargaining table, members may need to...

July 20, 2022

New polling shows that a majority of British Columbians support stronger inve...

Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...

July 15, 2022

A message from your Public Service Bargaining Committee - BC General Employee...

  Last week we reported to you on the status of bargaining and our desire to return to the bargaining table as soon as the PSA has a revised offer to present – one which protects against increasing inflation by including a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA).  Securing an agreement with inflation protection is still your committee’s top priority in negotiations. Click here to watch a v...

July 11, 2022

Nomination for Local 602 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Member at Large (2) Youth Member at Large  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022. If an election is needed the method will be b...

July 08, 2022

Local 605 Executive Nomination/Election Results - BC General Employees' Union...

The nomination period for the vacant Local 605 Chairperson position closed on July 7, 2022. Terri-Lyn Kibbe was acclaimed as the Local 605 Chairperson. Congratulations Terri-Lyn!The following Local Executive positions remain vacant:TreasurerRecording SecretaryMember-at-LargeNominations will remain open for these vacant positions. During the three year term, if a member in good standing submits ...

July 07, 2022

Shop Steward Nominations for local 601 and local 2001 at 2975 Jutland Road, ...

Nominations are now open for four (4) additional shop stewards at 2975 Jutland Road. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:  Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 5 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected]   Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing support from the Union.In...

July 07, 2022

Nominations for local 601 and 1201 Shop Stewards at 940 Blanshard St Victoria...

Nominations are now open for (6) six shop stewards at 940 Blanshard St. Victoria, BCThe deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:  Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 5 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to the Victoria Area Office at [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing ...

July 07, 2022

Nominations for local 601 and 1201 Shop Stewards at 800 Johnson St, Victoria ...

  Nominations are now open for (10) ten shop stewards at your worksite. What do stewards do?Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU info...

July 07, 2022

Community Living BC (CLBC) - Nominations for Shop Stewards at 6531 Metral Dr ...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 6531 Metral Dr, Nanaimo.   1.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU in...

July 07, 2022

Community Living BC (CLBC)- Nominations for Shop Stewards 4833 Southgate, Po...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 4833 Southgate, Port Alberni. 1.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU...

July 07, 2022

Community Living BC (CLBC)- Nominations for Shop Stewards 2231 Island Hwy S -...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 2231 Island Hwy S, Campbell River. 1.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing ...

July 07, 2022

Community Living BC (CLBC) - Nominations for Shop Stewards 6975 Alberni St, P...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 6975 Alberni St, Powell River. 1.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGE...

July 07, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Community Living BC Cliffe Ave (CLBC) - Nominations for ...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 1742 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay. What do stewards do?Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU in...