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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

February 10, 2021

Black History Month Events and Resources - BCGEU

EVENTS & RESOURCES     Webinar  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...

February 09, 2021

Local 604 - Call For Nominations - Member at Large - BCGEU

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. In solidarity Harbinder GillLocal 604 Chairperson Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

February 04, 2021

All Employment and Assistance Workers (EAW) - EAW Classification Appeal Updat...

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...

February 02, 2021

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protra...

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...

February 02, 2021

Local 603 Members at NTT Data - Steward Election Results - BCGEU

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!   In solidarity   Darryl FlaschLocal 603 Chair   Anne DodingtonStaff Representative Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

February 01, 2021

BCGEU, Protrans BC to continue Canada Line talks - BCGEU

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...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU members on Canada Line back at the table Monday morning - BCGEU

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 ...

January 29, 2021

Canada Line workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BCGEU

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...

January 27, 2021

Local 604 - Resolutions to Convention - BCGEU

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...

January 27, 2021

EAW Classification Appeal Update - BCGEU

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...

January 26, 2021

Update on the EAW appeal - BCGEU

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...