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

January 22, 2019

Province’s largest union calls for full inquiry into money laundering - BCGEU

The BCGEU wants the government to provide answers, saying a full inquiry is needed into money laundering in this province. John Hua has more.   See video here... UWU/MoveUP

January 22, 2019

B.C.'s largest public-sector union wants inquiry into money laundering, drugs...

The union representing thousands of workers in B.C. says the provincial government must hold a public inquiry to examine organized crime, the opioid crisis, money-laundering and its connection to real estate. The B.C. Government and Service Employees Union says in a news release that an inquiry is the best way to learn the truth about a crisis that has claimed thousands of lives, and made B.C. ...

January 21, 2019

BCGEU calls for public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money launde...

BCGEU calls for public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money laundering in B.C. January 21, 2019 BURNABY – Today the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) launched a campaign calling on the provincial government to launch a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money laundering in B.C. The campaign follows the union's call for an inquiry and subsequent letter t...

January 16, 2019

CLBC Member Meeting January 22, 2019 - BCGEU

This is to provide notice of a member meeting that will be taking place on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the Surrey worksite. The meeting will start at noon and will be approximately one hour. If you have any agenda items or any questions please contact Nancy Bell.The stewards met with the employer to go over items that members identified in our last members meeting. The minutes for that meeting...

January 11, 2019

Local 603 Members - Interim nominations are now open for the following positi...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Recording Secretary – one (1) position Member-at-large – two (2) positions The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: February 10, 2019 If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one...

January 10, 2019

BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point -...

BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. 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, we are concerned that police action has been used to suppress the rights ...

January 07, 2019

Steward Election Results for MSDSPR - 45540 Yale Rd, Chilliwack - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 45540 Yale Rd, Chilliwack.Please be advised that Nicole Williams and Samantha Senff have been elected to the position of stewards for Local 604.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome Nicole and Samantha.In SolidarityHarbinder Gill                   ...

January 07, 2019

Steward Election Results for MCFD - 20434 64th Avenue in Langley - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 20434 64th Avenue in Langley.Please be advised that Jayme Goodall 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 Jayme.In SolidarityHarbinder Gill                              Kevin HagglundLocal 604 Chairp...

December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 77,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices around the province will be closed from end of business December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019 at 8:30am. If you are a...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU disappointed by defeat of electoral reform referendum - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed by Election BC's announcement today that the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform was defeated. Despite this result, over half a million British Columbians voted for change due to a deep dissatisfaction with First Past the Post (FPTP), and the conversation about a more representative voting system must continue. Under FPTP ...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU HQ closed – Dec 21st - BCGEU

Due to a power failure, the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby will continue to be closed for the remainder of the day on December 21, 2018.   We expect that the office will re-open on Monday, December 24. If power has not been restored by then, a subsequent notice will be posted here.   UWU/MoveUP