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

January 11, 2019

Local 603 Members - Interim nominations are now open for the following positi...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Recording Secretary – one (1) position Member-at-large – two (2) positions 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: February 10, 2019 If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one...

January 10, 2019

BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point -...

BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we are concerned that police action has been used to suppress the rights ...

January 07, 2019

Steward Election Results for MSDSPR - 45540 Yale Rd, Chilliwack - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction at 45540 Yale Rd, Chilliwack.Please be advised that Nicole Williams and Samantha Senff have been elected to the position of stewards for Local 604.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome Nicole and Samantha.In SolidarityHarbinder Gill                   ...

January 07, 2019

Steward Election Results for MCFD - 20434 64th Avenue in Langley - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed at the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 20434 64th Avenue in Langley.Please be advised that Jayme Goodall 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 Jayme.In SolidarityHarbinder Gill                              Kevin HagglundLocal 604 Chairp...

December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 77,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices around the province will be closed from end of business December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019 at 8:30am. If you are a...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU disappointed by defeat of electoral reform referendum - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed by Election BC's announcement today that the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform was defeated. Despite this result, over half a million British Columbians voted for change due to a deep dissatisfaction with First Past the Post (FPTP), and the conversation about a more representative voting system must continue. Under FPTP ...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU HQ closed – Dec 21st - BCGEU

Due to a power failure, the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby will continue to be closed for the remainder of the day on December 21, 2018.   We expect that the office will re-open on Monday, December 24. If power has not been restored by then, a subsequent notice will be posted here.   UWU/MoveUP

December 19, 2018

The Provincial magazine - Winter 2018 - BCGEU

The winter issue of The Provincial magazine is now available to download. Featured in this issue: · Local government elections · Wildfire health risks · C-6 workers meet minister · $10-a-day childcare · Casino bargaining · Willow Manor worksite profile · Housing and young workers · And more… Download the Winter 2018 issue here UWU/MoveUP

December 18, 2018

CLBC - Call for Nominations to the Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

As you may know, your current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2019. Nominations are now open until 9:00 am January 21, 2019 for a Bargaining Committee Chair and Bargaining Committee members. The Bargaining Committee has four positions, as follows: One – Bargaining Committee ChairThree – Bargaining Committee Member The bargaining committee must have representation from one Admin employ...

December 14, 2018

All Employment Assistance Worker (EAW) Members - Classification Update - BCGEU

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (the union) has recently been made aware of a new position that the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (the ministry) is creating. This week we have communicated with the ministry and raised concerns that our members have expressed. Specifically, we have sought clarity around two issues: is this a reclassification or a new posit...

December 12, 2018

BCGEU welcomes the provincial government's Rental Housing Task Force report a...

In July 2018 the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) made a submission to the provincial government's Rental Housing Task Force recommending measures to expand and better protect the supply of rental housing in the province. Today, the Task Force released its report and 23 policy recommendations that will help to improve life for tenants in B.C. The BCGEU's submission focused on ...