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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.


December 06, 2019

Remembering l’Ecole Polytechnique - 30 years later - BCGEU

December 6, 1989 was a Wednesday like any other: I spent the day at the childcare centre I worked at surrounded by kids and my colleagues. I found out about the massacre at l'Ecole Polytechnique on the radio while I was driving home that evening. I was shocked and devastated at the news. Having been raised in a strongly feminist family, the idea that 14 women had been singled out and killed by ...

December 03, 2019

BCGEU met with Health Minister Dix - Forensic Psychiatric Hospital - BCGEU

Yesterday your worksite Union representatives, along BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met with provincial Health Minister Adrian Dix.  We discussed a number of issues with Minister Dix regarding BCGEU members working at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, including the number of serious injuries to our members, staffing levels, program closures, heavy workload, forensic pay and wage issues, parti...

December 03, 2019

The Provincial – Fall 2019 - BCGEU

Check out the latest, redesigned issue of The Provincial.   This issue has updates on how our union's work on investing ethically, a number of recent conferences and workshops to strengthen our union, and the guidelines on electoral campaigns for our upcoming Convention 2020.   UWU/MoveUP

December 02, 2019

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Western Pacific Marine for inland ferr...

The communities of Kootenay Lake are no longer facing disruptions to their ferry service due to the labour dispute between BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) ferry workers and their employer, Western Pacific Marine. On November 26, after 13 days of intensive bargaining and more than five months after the negotiations reached an impasse, the two parties reached a tentative agreem...

December 02, 2019

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Western Pacific Marine - BCGEU

A strong majority of the 80 inland ferry workers represented by the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) have voted in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer, Western Pacific Marine (WPM).    The agreement, which was reached on November 26 and ratified by members on November 30, achieved wage parity with BC Ferries within the term of the agreement and a...

November 29, 2019

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Community Living BC - BCGEU

Nearly 600 members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) who work in communities across the province have voted to accept a renewed collective agreement with Community Living BC (CLBC) – the provincial crown agency that provides supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities.  The parties reached a tentative agreement on October 17. The workers, who had been...

November 26, 2019

Tentative agreement between BCGEU and CLBC ratified - BCGEU

We're pleased to advise the tentative agreement has been ratified. The vote was 88.8 per cent in favour. Fifty-five per cent of members voted. Of these, 318 members said 'yes' to the deal.  Your bargaining committee is pleased with the ratification results. We will now begin working with the employer to get a final version of the agreement to members as quickly as possible.  In solidarity,BCGEU...

November 26, 2019

New Shop Stewards - The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC - BCGEU

Nominations closed for 2, Local 1203 steward positions on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.   We are pleased to announce that Tara Wasney and Celene Sotkowy are the new stewards at The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC in Local 1203.   In addition, we are pleased to announce that Bryher Houlahan is a new steward at The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC in Local 603.   Please join us in wishing them w...

November 25, 2019

Volunteer opportunity: BC Fed free community Christmas Dinners - BCGEU

This dinner is for those in the community who are less fortunate. They are served a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, music, carol sing-a-longs, gifts from Santa for every child and teenager, a visit to the boutique, and a food hamper. To volunteer please call Marisha Zuckerman at 604-306-4156 or email at  Surrey - December 23, 2019 5:00pm – 8:00pm Kwantl...

November 22, 2019

Area 12 Cross component committee - Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop - BCGEU

THE BCGEU AREA 12 CROSS COMPONENT COMMITTEEInvites you to attend a Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop  Come and join Leticia from Plastic Free Terrace and learn how to make reusable beeswax food wraps. These wraps replace single use Saran Wraps and Ziplock bags. Each participant will create and take home 2 small and 2 medium wraps. Space is very limited, please register using this link:http://events.bc...

November 21, 2019

Local 605 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: 2nd Vice Chairperson The term is the remainder of a three-year term. Information on the roles and responsibilities of the local executive is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: 5 p.m. on November 28, 2019 If no nomination is receive by November 28, 2019, then during the three-year term, ...

November 15, 2019

CLBC - Electronic Ballot for Ratification Vote - BCGEU

As you are aware, the BCGEU is conducting a ratification vote for the CLBC collective agreement by electronic ballot. A link to cast ballots was emailed out to each CLBC member who has an active email address on file with the Union. Please canvass the staff in your office and encourage anyone who has not received this link by 5:00 pm on November 15th from the BCGEU to contact us at evotingarea0...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 13, 2019

Steward Nomination Results for MCFD at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey - BCGEU

Steward nominations have closed for the Ministry of Children and Family Development at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey.Please be advised that Connie Figueroa has been acclaimed to the position of Steward for Local 1204.We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome Connie.In solidarityDJ Pohl Kevin HagglundLocal 1204 Chairperson Staff RepresentativeDownlo...