All BCGEU offices are open. Members who wish to attend at a BCGEU office must follow BCGEU Safety Protocols which include proof of vaccination and wearing a face mask in all common areas.
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.
The BCGEU and the employer have agreed on the appointment of arbitrator Chris Sullivan. The parties have been in contact with his office regarding the scheduling of the arbitration hearing. The arbitration hearing will proceed on May 1-4, 2017.
Your union will be arguing at the hearing that the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD) interpretation of flex time and language regard...
DATE: August 17, 2016
TIME: 5:00 pm
PLACE: Diane L Wood Union Centre – Meeting Room B
Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU
500 Quebec Street, Prince George BC V2L 0C6
Nominations are now open for all Local 0611 Executive positions, as follows:
1st Vice Chair
DATE: Thursday, July 14, 2016
TIME: 6:00 p.m. Executive / 7:00 p.m. General
PLACE: 8555 198A St., Langley Twp (if using a map search you must enter TWP)
Component Executive report
Article 29 report
Grievances / Appendix 4 report
Article 32.15 report
Please see below teleconference numbers if you are unable to attend in person:
Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12.
The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...
The BCGEU will provide assistance and access to legal counsel at the request of members who are called to interviews by Ombudsperson Jay Chalke as he investigates the Ministry of Health firings.
At the request of members who are called, BCGEU Staff Representative Cathy McCallum will work with members and seek to attend their interviews.
Your union has also retained lawyer Steve Rogers of Vict...
The BCGEU is pleased to announce we have negotiated an agreement with the Public Service Agency to establish an internship program for individuals who self-identify as a person with a disability. The program is designed to support the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.
Each internship will run for 12 months, and a maximum of 15 internships will be available per year.
Canada Post’s announcement that they will lock out Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members as soon as Friday is an attack on collective bargaining, its workers and its customers.
Canada Post is refusing to do the work of collective bargaining with CUPW by demanding massive rollbacks on the union’s hard fought gains.
Those rollbacks include moving all new hires from a defined benefit...
Since mid-May, Mexican teachers have launched a nation-wide protest against new government measures that seek to shut down teacher (normal) training schools, base continued employment on teachers’ results on standardized written exams, and eliminate the need for pedagogical training for new teachers. The government’s response has been a wave of violence that includes the abduction and arbitrary...