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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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September 09, 2016

BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace Course

To:       To all Occupational Health and Safety Committee Representatives in Area 03                and Local Chairs Re:       BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace   The “Women’s Health and Safety in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Lower Mainland area office at Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver on Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4...

September 08, 2016

Report details fractured and under-resourced services for First Nations youth

A report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, has cast a spotlight on the under-resourced and fractured services for aboriginal children and youth in our province. The report, A Tragedy in Waiting: How B.C.’s mental health system failed one First Nations youth, investigates the life and final months of an aboriginal youth who ultimately to...

September 08, 2016

Local 604 Enhanced Stewards Workshop

To All Local 604 Stewards & Local Executive Members   Enhanced Stewards Workshop Thursday, September 22, 2016 Time:  9:30 am – 4:30 pm at BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office 8555 – 198A Street, Langley   As you know, the role of a Steward in the workplace is an extremely important one, and we want to make sure that our Stewards are equipped with all the information they need to continue to...

September 04, 2016

Celebrating Labour Day 2016

As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community. Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.  We’ve grown tre...

September 02, 2016

Local 607 union meeting

DATE: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PLACE: The Purcell Room at the Village Green Hotel             4801 – 27th Street, Vernon          AGENDA Component Update General Business – Open question and answer session Short training session on Conversion of Auxiliaries to Regular status Pizza will be ordered for the meeting, so please RSVP to the Kelowna Area Office...

August 29, 2016

Local 603 Nomination for Local Executive

To:              All BCGEU Local 603 Members Re:              Nomination for Local Executive   Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Local Chairperson 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:    September 26, 2016 Nominations may...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...