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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 22, 2021

Recruitment and retention discussed at BCGEU-MCFD meetings - BCGEU

BCGEU leadership met last week with senior government officials from the Ministry of Children and Family Development and the BC Public Service Agency.  The meeting focused on the ongoing problem of recruitment and retention, and discussions centred around some of the ministry's ideas to address it. Our union pushed the issue of recruitment and retention in the last round of bargaining, and we w...

September 17, 2021

Local 601 - General Meeting - BCGEU

                                      COMPONENT:     Social, Information and Health Services ComponentLOCAL:     601 - General Meeting              DATE:     Tuesday, September 28, 2021TIME:     5:30 p.m. – 7:00 pmPLACE:     Zoom Virtual Meeting AGENDA – Bargaining Resolutions  Thanks to everyone who submitted resolutions on what should be includedin the next Collective Agreement.At this upcomi...

September 17, 2021

NTT Data Canada Inc. - Collective Agreement Ratified - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement has been ratified by both parties! Bargaining unit members have voted 66% in favour of ratification.The parties will now work to finalize the renewed collective agreement document for distribution. In the meantime, members may refer to the Ratification Document together for a complete picture of the collective agreeme...

September 10, 2021

BCGEU provides submission to BC Gov’t to help build a long-term economic plan...

BCGEU provides submission to BC Gov't to help build a long-term economic plan for B.C. This past June, the B.C. government requested input from business, labour, Indigenous and other stakeholders for the development of our province's long-term, post-pandemic economic plan. Your union represented the voices of our 82,000 members in the consultative process, which involved Ravi Kahlon, Minister o...

September 10, 2021

BC Wildfire Service - Working for you - BCGEU

It has been an intense and scary wildfire season. We know you've been working to the max, and without adequate resources. Issues are flaring, as they have for years. We desperately need a work environment – and the public needs a fire management system – for the 21st century. And bargaining for our new collective agreement will begin soon. Here is what we hope to achieve in bargaining and throu...

September 08, 2021

All BCGEU Members at NTT Data Canada - Bargaining Update - BCGEU

Further to last week's announcement of a tentative agreement being reached, please see attached the Ratification Document for your information.  A Ratification Town hall meeting to discuss the package and to answer questions will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Ratification Vote Meeting Details Date:     Tuesday, September 14, 2021Time:     7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ...

September 02, 2021

Solidarity in Post-Secondary Labour Movement - BCGEU

Solidarity in Post-Secondary Labour Movement (British Columbia, September 2, 2021) – With last week's ever-changing landscape in COVID-related announcements affecting BC's post-secondary sector we saw what's possible amidst chaos. Union leaders jumped to action to represent their members in a variety of ways and one of those ways was that we, the undersigned unions, came together as a collectiv...

August 30, 2021

B.C. government liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay outside e...

B.C. government liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay outside employer's head office, September 1 BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – After five months without response from the Minister of Finance, B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) members working for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB) will rally outside the BCLDB's head office to call for their employer's support in r...