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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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August 12, 2020

Join our equity networks - BCGEU

Join our equity networks!Your union is committed to building diversity and inclusion and speaking out for equity and social justice for all workers. Key to achieving this goal is creating the opportunities for members to feel heard, represented and able to contribute to their union, their workplace and their community.Over the last 18 months, your BCGEU Equity and Human Rights committee held a ...

August 07, 2020

NTT DATA BCU Members Transition Issues - BCGEU

  Your BCGEU stewards have been keeping us informed on the transition issues that have been occurring since July 29, 2020.   These concerns include who is doing bargaining unit work, who has access to confidential information and substitution pay for members who are doing work of higher classifications.   The BCGEU wants to assure you that we are giving priority to addressing all of your concer...

August 06, 2020

NTT DATA BCU Members - Transition Issues - BCGEU

Your BCGEU stewards have been keeping us informed on the transition issues that have been occurring since July 29, 2020.These concerns include who is doing bargaining unit work, who has access to confidential information and substitution pay for members who are doing work of higher classifications.The BCGEU wants to assure you that we are giving priority to addressing all of your concerns and a...

August 05, 2020

Local 603 Members at BC Liquor Distribution Branch - Call for Nominations for...

Nominations are now open for five (5) steward positions at BC Liquor Distribution Branch. The stewards will be representing members in Local 603 at the worksite(s). Deadline for the return of nominations is August 19 at 5:00 pm. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following methods: By fax to (604) 215-1410 By email to Area03@bcgeu.ca What do stewards do? Stewards provide support...

July 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...

July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...

July 13, 2020

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2021 - BCGEU

Click here to read the full submission For many years, our union has been participating in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services consultation process to inform the government's budget priorities. By making a written submission and an oral presentation, as well as encouraging members to participate via the committee's online survey, we make sure that our members' prior...

July 10, 2020

New Local 603 Members-At-Large - BCGEU

Please be advised that the following members have been elected to the Local 603 Executive: · Member-at-Large        Kevin Ball · Member-at-Large        Manmeet Saran Kevin is a steward and member working at Information Systems Management Canada/NTT. Manmeet works with Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Congratulations and welcome to the new Local 603 Executive members. We thank yo...