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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.

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April 23, 2021

All BCGEU Local 603 Members at Social Development and Poverty ...

Nominations are now open for one (1) steward position at the Social Development and Poverty Reduction worksite located at 2350 Commercial Drive, Vancouver. The steward will be representing members in Local 603 at the worksite. Deadline for the return of nominations is at 5:00 pm on Friday, May 7, 2021. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following methods: By fax to 604-215-1410 By...

April 22, 2021

The Provincial Spring 2021 - BCGEU

Check out the latest issue of The Provincial This issue has convention candidate statements, updates on the Fight for Essential Pay for BC Liquor Distribution Branch workers, COVID and Women a call for a just recovery, and a big win for the members in the Community Living Sector. UWU/MoveUP

April 22, 2021

Chartwell’s pandemic profiteering off seniors’ care demonstrates need to move...

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is appalled to learn that Chartwell Retirement Residences, where the union represents 125 members at two of its long-term care facilities in B.C., provided executive bonuses for "100% customer satisfaction during the pandemic" while at the same time rejecting a proposal to provide frontline workers a living wage despite their tireless e...

April 20, 2021

HealthLink - Steward List and Labour Management Committee - BCGEU

How do I find a steward? If an issue arises in your workplace, and you think it might be a breach of the collective agreement, please contact a steward to see whether you should file a grievance. The following members have been elected as stewards at your workplace: Vanesa Simpson, Local 1203, (Burnaby) – [email protected] Reshma Chandra, Local 1204, (Langley) – [email protected] ...

April 20, 2021

BCGEU applauds investments in sectors like childcare and seniors care; urges ...

Victoria, B.C. – The BCGEU is applauding Budget 2021's support for the critical public services needed to get B.C. through the pandemic. But the union representing tens of thousands of members direct government and throughout the province's broader public sector is highlighting that more needs to be done to support workers as we move towards recovery. "Our members' top priority for Budget 2021 ...

April 20, 2021

Local 603 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    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: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 5:00 pmIf there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (...

April 16, 2021

MCFD, Prince Rupert - Steward nominations – Two locations - BCGEU

Nominations for the vacant Steward positions will be open for 14 days at the following locations:   Protection Office on 2nd Ave – 1 Steward Family Services Office on 3rd Street – 2 Stewards   Nominations are open: Friday, April 16, 2021 to midnight on Friday, April 30, 2021.Please find attached, at the bottom of this email, a Steward Nomination Form (copy if necessary). Please post on your U...

April 16, 2021

Happening soon – Local meetings to elect convention delegates - BCGEU

Once every three years members from across the province elect their representatives to convention. They're called delegates. The next BCGEU convention will take place June 9-12, 2021. These delegates attend BCGEU convention and vote on important resolutions, and in the election of the President, Treasurer, and Executive Vice-Presidents. For more information on convention, check out the latest i...

April 13, 2021

B.C. liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay at Finance Minister’...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2021B.C. liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay at Finance Minister's offices  BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – After more than a year of serving the public safely and peacefully at publicly-owned liquor and cannabis stores and warehouses without financial acknowledgement of their pandemic working conditions, B.C. Government and Service Employees'...

April 01, 2021

COVID-19 unpaid vaccination leave - BCGEU

COVID-19 unpaid vaccination leaveOur union welcomed government's announcement today to provide better protections for workers requiring leave to get vaccinated for COVID-19. As part of B.C.'s Immunization Plan, part-time and full-time workers are now entitled to take unpaid leave from work to get the vaccine. This is a result of changes to the Employment Standards Act that also include taking t...

March 29, 2021

Local 604 BCGEU Members with the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty R...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 100-13650 102 Avenue in Surrey. Please be advised that Ravinder (Monty) Bath 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 Monty. In solidarity  Harbinder Gill Kevin HagglundL604 Chair S...