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.
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive:
2 (two) Members-at-Large
1 (one) Youth Member-at-Large [age 29 or younger]
The term expires in March 2018. Information on the responsibilities and activities of the position is available from your Area Office.
The deadline to submit nominations is: February 18, 2016 at 5:00 pm or bring to the meeting.
TIME: 5:30 pm – Executive Meeting
6:00 pm – General Membership Meeting
PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office – Auditorium A, Suite #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
Local Executive nominations and elections
We have a large underground parkade you can access from Renfrew or Hebb.
If you enter from Renfr...
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) welcomes new policies introduced by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MFCD) concerning the use of hotels for children and youth in government care. Under the new policies, hotels will only be used under exceptional circumstances when no other alternatives are available. MCFD Minister Stephanie Cadieux also stated the ultima...
The Just Film Festival features social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global. It will also include a Social Justice Bazaar, on Saturday February 13th.
Visit the festival website for more information about ...
TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - Executive Meeting (Elected Officers)
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – General Meeting (All Members)
PLACE: BCGEU Area Office – 158 Oriole Rd (Back Entrance)
REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS
ALL LOCAL 605 MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!
TO ATTEND BY CONFERENCE CALL, dial 1-866-562-0090 at the meeting start time. When asked for the Access Code, inp...
COURSE: Stewards' Training
WHEN: February 16-18, 2016
WHERE: BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office, 8555 198A Street, Langley
TIME: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Please note: our gate and office do not open until 8:30 am
REGISTRATION: Please call our office at 604-882-0111 or toll free at 1-888-991-6062 or respond by email to [email protected] as soon as possible to register for t...
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB).
The new fee took effect on Jan. 1.
A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. An appeal review will now cost $50, up from $25.
TIME: 7:00 pm
PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office – 2994 Douglas Street, Boardroom
Labour Council Report
Doug Kinna, Local 601 Chairperson
Download PDF of notice here.
As a result of our recent call for nominations, I am pleased to announce that Dwyn Roberts has been acclaimed as the Local 609 Member-at-Large.
I am sure that you will all join me in wishing Dwyn well in her new position.
The following positions will remain open until filled:
Equity Worker Representative