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 29, 2019

BCGEU Defends Two-Tier Wages in Community Services Sector - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith draws on her experience as an early childhood educator to explain her frustration with the debate over a pay increase that's only going to unionized workers in the community social services sector.  Smith said the complaints about the selective raises reminded her of the children's story about the Little Red Hen.    Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 26, 2019

Join us at Day of Mourning ceremonies across B.C. - BCGEU

BCGEU members from communities around our province will be attending Day of Mourning events on April 28th. Some will be there to honour and remember their co-workers and family members. Some will attend to show solidarity with those who have been affected by the death of a worker. The provincial government will be lowering flags on all provincial government buildings to honour the day.  In 2018...

April 25, 2019

Upcoming worksite visits in Fort Nelson - BCGEU

The Area 10 Cross Component Committee will be in Fort Nelson on the afternoon of May 2, 2019 conducting worksite visits. The purpose of the worksite visits are to meet members in the worksite; show our appreciation of all of your hard work; hear your stories; and have an opportunity to share current campaigns with you. Our agenda is to start the visits at 1:30, continuing through the afternoon ...

April 24, 2019

Richmond Distribution Centre Member BBQ - BCGEU

Please come and see us for a bite to eat and a chance to say hello to your Union. Join us for hot dogs and all the fixings. Date: April 30, 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm Location: Richmond Distribution Centre We look forward to seeing you there!   In solidarity, Your 503 Local Executive, 603 Local Executive, 1203 Local Executive and 2003 Local Executive   Download PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

April 23, 2019

Area 10 members - Join us for a Meet and Greet - BCGEU

We are incredibly excited to announce President Stephanie Smith, Treasurer Paul Finch, Executive Vice President Joanna Lord and Component Vice President Judy Fox-McGuire will be in Dawson Creek May 4th and would love the opportunity to meet you and answer any questions you may have. We invite you and your family to this special member event to enjoy great company, appetizers and light refreshme...

April 18, 2019

Steward Election Results for MCFD - 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 9180 King George Hwy in Surrey. Please be advised that Tamara Kamachi Watkins 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 Tamara.  In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, ...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 400 – 13401 108 Ave, Surrey. Please be advised that the following people have been acclaimed to the position of Stewards for Local 604: Lathena Laddaran Annie Zhou Folake Michaels Julie Smith We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Lathena, ...

April 18, 2019

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 3327 Second Ave in Mi...

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction located at 33276 Second Ave in Mission. Please be advised that Erika Law 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 Erika. In Solidarity Harbinder Gill Local 604 ChairpersonKevin HagglundStaff R...

April 16, 2019

CANCELLED - union meeting Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - BCGEU

CANCELLED LOCALS: Stewards in Locals 601 & 1201 DATES: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Victoria Area Office, 2994 Douglas St-Auditorium   Due to unforeseen circumstances this meeting is cancelled, but will be rescheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience.   In solidarity Shirley Kay, Chairperson, Local 601 Maria Middlemiss, Chairperson, Local 1201 UWU/MoveUP

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 12, 2019

Employment Assistance Worker (EAW) - Classification Update - BCGEU

Now that the 18th Main Public Service Agreement has come into effect, the EAW appeal related to the former benchmark review will come out of abeyance. The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (union) and BC Public Service Agency (PSA) will be arranging on-site appeal meetings at various work locations, to be determined in consultation with some of you. Details, timing and logistics of the...

April 11, 2019

Members at ISM Canada - BCGEU

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS  As they relate toTransfer of the services currently delivered by the BC Operation of ISM Canadato NTT DATA Canada   Index: Physical Work LocationBenefitsCollective AgreementPHSA and NTT DATA CanadaContractTransition Process   PHYSICAL WORK LOCATION: 1. Where will NTT’s headquarters be?NTT Data headquarters will be in Vancouver, but they also have an offic...