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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

February 12, 2020

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction – 2684 Trinity St, Abbot...

Nominations are now open for a steward with the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 2684 Trinity Street in Abbotsford. The union trains new stewards. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is February 21, 2020 by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for...

February 12, 2020

Local 604 Steward Nominations - MSDPR - 100-13650 102 Ave, Surrey - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for four stewards with the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 100 – 13650 102 Ave Surrey. The union trains new stewards.If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is February 21, 2020 by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for sub...

February 09, 2020

BCGEU statement on Wet’suwet’en events - February 9 - BCGEU

The BCGEU continues to call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict on Wet’suwet’en territory. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the BCGEU is deeply troubled by the current and ongoing events on Wet’suwe...

February 07, 2020

BCGEU and NTT Data Joint Application for Successorship Certification to the L...

The BCGEU and NTT Data jointly applied to the LRB for a successorship certification. Part of that process results in ISM posting the application at the worksite for a defined period. The BCGEU is also posting it on our website and sending it to members who we have home email addresses for. All of the parties (ISM, BCGEU and NTT Data) then have an opportunity to make submissions to the LRB in r...

February 05, 2020

Independent advocate re-affirms our union's call to bring seniors’ care back ...

This week B.C.'s independent Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) published the first ever provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia, A Billion Reasons to Care.Overall, the OSA confirms what our union has been saying for years: the contracted long-term care sector lacks accountability and transparency in funding and monitoring and fails to...

February 04, 2020

Kelowna Area Office Closure – Feb 4 - BCGEU

Due to inclement weather, the Kelowna Area Office has closed for the remainder of Tuesday, February 4. The office plans to reopen, February 5, at 8:30am. If you are a BCGEU member in the Okanagan (Area 07) and need emergency support at your worksite, please contact your union steward. Facilities related emergencies at the site can be directed to Ryan Schmid at 778-870-7877. UWU/MoveUP