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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 07, 2022

Community Living BC Nominations for Shop Stewards at 198 Morison Ave, Parksvi...

Nominations are now open for 2 Shop Stewards at 198 Morison Ave, Parksville. 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 06, 2022

Special message from your Public Service Bargaining Committee - BC General Em...

Special message from your Public Service Bargaining CommitteeLast fall, we conducted the most detailed and comprehensive preparations for public service negotiations in BCGEU history. This included reviewing nearly 500 proposals from union locals, 5800 bargaining survey results and polling results from over 5000 members. By engaging in extensive consultation with you, we learned about your chal...

July 05, 2022

Community Living BC- Main Table / CLBC Bargaining Update - BC General Employe...

Main table strike vote results have now been released by the BCGEU. The membership voted 95% in favour of strike action. Government has now requested that negotiations begin again on Monday June 27th. CLBC staff are NOT covered by the main agreement and are not going on strike. It is business as usual for our members. The BCGEU now has 90 days to submit 72-hour strike notice if the negotiators ...

July 04, 2022

Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break down - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 4, 2022Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break downVICTORIA, B.C. – After three days of positive public service negotiations last week, talks between the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) and the B.C. government's Public Service Agency (PSA) broke down this morning.  Last week, the BCGEU's public service bargaining committee developed a creativ...

July 04, 2022

Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break down - BC Gene...

After three days of positive negotiations last week, your bargaining committee was surprised and disappointed that despite our best efforts to bridge the gap, your employer – the B.C. government through the Public Service Agency (PSA) – has refused to table a proposal that meets your key demand of cost-of-living protection. Talks between your bargaining committee and the employer broke down thi...

July 01, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2022 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for 2022 winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of five topics:   The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think t...

June 30, 2022

All BCGEU NTT Data Members - Auxiliary Conversion - 1957.5 hours + continuous...

Are you an Auxiliary Employee who has reached 1957.5 hours?  Under Article 30.1(a) of the Collective Agreement, the Employer must convert you to regular status if: You have worked 1957.5 hours AND You continue to be employed with continuous full-time or continuous part-time work, What do I do if I reached 1957.5 and I believe my work is continuous? If you are an auxiliary worker who has rea...

June 30, 2022

All Public Service Members - Back to the table - BC General Employees' Union ...

Last week’s strike vote was largest in our union’s history, and the 95% yes vote – with overwhelming turnout – sent a powerful message to government which they heard loud and clear. That pressure motivated them to get back to the table. Backed by that vote, your bargaining committee resumed negotiations with your employer, the Public Service Agency (PSA), this week. On Monday, the PSA tabled a ...

June 24, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Community Living BC - Main Table / CLBC Bargaining Updat...

Main table strike vote results have now been released by the BCGEU. The membership voted 95% in favour of strike action. Government has now requested that negotiations begin again on Monday June 27th. CLBC staff are NOT covered by the main agreement and are not going on strike. It is business as usual for our members.The BCGEU now has 90 days to submit 72-hour strike notice if the negotiators a...

June 22, 2022

Nearly 95 per cent of BCGEU’s public service members vote in favour of strike...

Nearly 95 per cent of BCGEU's public service members vote in favour of strike in their fight for a fair contractEmployer bends before votes are counted and asks union to return to bargainingBURNABY, B.C. – Hundreds of BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) activists have pressured their employer to return to negotiations by organizing the union's biggest ever strike vote for 33,000 members in the ...

June 22, 2022

Nearly 95% of you voted in favour of a strike! - BC General Employees' Union ...

Public Service Agency feels the pressure and asks BCGEU to return to negotiationsYour bargaining committee has big news. After five weeks of organizing the largest strike vote in BCGEU history, dozens of your coworkers, your Public Service Bargaining Committee and BCGEU staff gathered at BCGEU headquarters for the vote count. And the results were staggering, you overwhelmingly voted in favour o...

June 16, 2022

United Way Period Promise Campaign - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To: All Area 01 BCGEU Members WHAT: Period Promise: Fill the busWHEN: June 25, 2022, between 10 am and 3 pm, at Tillicum Mall Please help us help the United Way with their Period Promise: Fill the Bus Campaign! The United Way Southern Vancouver Island's Period Promise campaign is a cornerstone of the good works we do with our partners in the labour movement. We are hoping BCGEU leaders and memb...