Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
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.
EVENTS & RESOURCES
Then and Now: Shaping the Future of Black Canadians Through Lessons of Past and Anti-Racism
This 90-minute event will focus on Black history in BC and the impact of anti-Black racism.
The panel, moderated by Community Advocate Asiyah Robinson, will be composed of Silvia Mangue (BC Black History Awareness Society President), Olaolu Adeleye (Associate F...
Please be advised that Manmeet Saran has been acclaimed as Member at Large for the Local 604 Executive.
Congratulations Manmeet and thank you to those who participated in the process.
Harbinder GillLocal 604 Chairperson
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The Union has been reviewing the Public Service Agency's (PSA) response rationale sent pursuant to Clause 28.3 (d) which confirmed the EAW as Community Program Officer (EAW) 15. This was recently shared and is also available for review on the component 6 website.
The Union needs feedback from EAWs in order to prepare a response to the PSA's rationale in terms of both factors to dispute and work...
No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protrans BCBURNABY - After 13 months without a contract and more than 40 bargaining sessions-including close to 40 hours since Sunday morning-members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working on the Canada Line have reached a tentative deal with their employer. "Our members' goal has always been t...
Please be advised that members Geoffery Fleet and Timothy Boyarski have been elected to the position of steward with NTT Data.
We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.
Congratulations and welcome Geoffery and Timothy!
Darryl FlaschLocal 603 Chair
Anne DodingtonStaff Representative
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BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. today. However, talks are scheduled into the evening and the union is holding off on job action while negotiations continue. The current contract expired in December 2019 and contract talks sta...
BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. Seventeen hours of talks over the weekend brought the sides closer together, but did not result in a deal. The two sides will resume bargaining Monday morning with the hopes ...
The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has issued a 72-hour strike notice to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line as of 4:00 p.m. today. This move follows four days of mediation last week and several months of negotiations in which no significant progress was made on three main issues: wage parity, improved sick leave and contract length.For the past year, Canada Line wo...
A recent bulletin was sent to all members regarding a call for nominations and election of delegates to the upcoming BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention. If you wish to attend convention as a delegate, or participate in the election of delegates please refer to the Local Union meeting notice for details. The Constitutional Convention is where BCGEU members elect the President, Treasu...
We have received the Public Service Agency’s (PSA) response rationale under Clause 28.3 (d) of the collective agreement, linked here, in which they have determined your position to be correctly classified as Community Program Officer (EAW) 15. The union has not yet had a chance to analyze the rationale, however we note a few points from a brief review:
The total points determined for all 13 fa...
I want to update members as to the status of the EAW appeal. First and foremost, I want to ensure all of you are aware of where things are at, and our next steps. I will not go through the entire history, but I have included links to BCGEU communications regarding the status of this appeal going back over the last while. The appeal has involved an extensive and thorough process. It included fi...