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

April 20, 2016

Area 04 Local Executives, Stewards and OHS representatives evening workshop o...

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee presents an evening workshop on the duty to accommodate, medical notes and return to work. This workshop will cover general information about the employer's duty to accommodate members who, because of a disability require accommodation in their job position or duties. Date: May 10, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Fraser Valley Area Office                 8...

April 19, 2016

Stephanie Smith and BCGEU vice presidents have positive meeting with Minister...

Yesterday, BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met with Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice. Also attending the meeting were BCGEU vice presidents Dean Purdy (Corrections and Sheriff Services – Component 1); Doug Kinna (Social, Information and Health – Component 6); and Lori Joaquin (Administrative Services – Component 12) along with Maria Middlemiss (BCGEU Component 12 first vice-chair,) and BCGEU ...

April 14, 2016

Local 601 meeting

DATE: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 TIME: 5:30 pm  PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office – Classroom             2994 Douglas Street, Victoria   AGENDA Member to Member (M2M) Steward Training Rights Worksite reports Chairperson's report General Union business ** Light refreshments will be served ** In solidarity Doug Kinna, Local 601 Chairperson Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

April 07, 2016

BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety Networker Outreach

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Networker team had their initial meeting in January. The 21 BCGEU members appointed to the team are from all areas of the province. One of their first tasks is to contact BCGEU OHS committee representatives to let them know about upcoming training opportunities.  The Networkers are also busy calling OHS representatives in their areas to determine if the...

April 04, 2016

Member Update - April, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith is joined by Community Social Services Component VP Andrea Duncan and first vice chair Pamela Pye from worksite visits in Port Coquitlam.

April 04, 2016

OHS Reps in Area 02 - BC Federation of Labour "Emergency Preparedness" Course

The “Emergency Preparedness” course will be offered at the Nanaimo area office on Monday May 2, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course has been designed to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before, durin...

April 01, 2016

Local 605 meeting

DATE: Thursday, April 21, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU Area Office – 158 Oriole Rd (Back Entrance) Please rsvp to cegli@shaw.ca by Noon on April 20, 2016 AGENDA REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS REPORTS SPECIAL GUEST ALL LOCAL 605 MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND! Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

April 01, 2016

Stephanie Smith and BCGEU vice presidents meet with Minister Mike Morris

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met yesterday with Mike Morris, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Also attending the meeting were BCGEU vice presidents Dean Purdy (Corrections and Sheriff Services-Component 1) Doug Kinna, (Social, Information and Health-Component 6) and Lori Joaquin (Administrative Services-Component 12) along with the Component 12 first vice chair Maria Middlemi...