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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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February 04, 2022

Local 0610 Members - Local Executive Election Results - BC General Employees'...

We are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the Local 0610 Executive:   Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

February 03, 2022

Local 603 Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson (one) First Vice-Chairperson (one) Second Vice-Chairperson (one) Treasurer (one) Recording Secretary (one) Member at Large (six) Equity Member at Large - Indigenous workers; workers of colour; (2SLGBTQI+) workers; and workers with disabilities (two) Young Worker (one)  Members can submit nominatio...

February 03, 2022

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (45540 Yale Road, Chilli...

Nominations are now open for a steward with the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reductions at 45540 Yale Road in Chilliwack. The union will train new stewards. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is February 14, 2022, by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline f...

February 03, 2022

Ministry of Children and Family Development (20434 64th Ave, Langley) Steward...

Nominations are now open for a steward with the Ministry of Children and Family Development located at 20434 64th Ave, in Langley. The union will train new stewards. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is February 14, 2022, by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for su...

January 31, 2022

Black History Month 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

February is Black History Month, and the BCGEU is celebrating the contributions and legacy of Black Canadians throughout our history. Since Black History Month was created 25 years ago, we have honoured the role that so many Black Canadians have played in society. Around this year’s celebrations, there has been a focus on those who have made an impact on Canadian politics, including Lincoln Ale...

January 31, 2022

Clarification on Professional Development Leave for HealthLink members - BC G...

It had come to the Union Labour Management Committee's (LMC) attention that there were some questions regarding Component 6 members' entitlement to Professional Development Leave under Article 6.3 of the Social, Information, and Health Services agreement (Component 6 agreement). The Union committee made inquiries about Professional Development Leave entitlements at our last 2 labour management ...

January 27, 2022

Social, Information And Health Component Bargaining - BC General Employees' U...

Component bargaining for Component 6 (Social, Information and Health) will begin Monday, January 31, 2022 and run until Friday, February 4, 2022. Your component bargaining committee is comprised of: Judy Fox-McGuire – Component 6 Vice President Cynthia Mepham-Egli – Component 6 Acting 1st Vice Chair Andrea Mitchell – Component 6 Recording Secretary Kayla Woodruff – Component 6 Young Worker Lis...

January 24, 2022

**Reminder** Meeting Notice & Nomination for Local 604 Executive - BC General...

This is a reminder that nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (5 positions) Young Worker at Large   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.The deadline for nomin...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 20, 2022

Employment standards act changes five days paid sick leave - BC General Emplo...

  2022 Public Service Bargaining Bulletin #2The Province of B.C. recently introduced five 100 per cent paid sick days under the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”).  Members in the public service have been questioning the application of this legislative change to employees in the public service. This bulletin describes the impact of this legislative change on our collecti...