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 8 - COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES
Component 8 includes members who provide health services in our communities.
They work in home support, drug and alcohol treatment centres, adult day care, detox and emergency shelters, women's clinics, services to seniors, mental health group homes, regional health units and other community-based health services.
Members have expressed concerns about the length of time being taken to reactivate appeals that were placed on hold in the spring of 2020. The hold was due to a backlog of appeals dating back to 2011. At that time, after a period of trying to manage these older appeals as well as those being newly filed, both parties agreed to concentrate on the older appeals out of fairness to the appellants w...
Nominations have closed for two (2) steward positions on Wednesday May 13, 2021. We are pleased to announce that Doris Santic has been acclaimed as the new steward at Elizabeth Bagshaw Society Please join us in wishing Doris well in their new position. In solidarity Nicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here
BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE
May 13, 2021
POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING (Temporary)
GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT
A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. Term of assignment is up to 5 months or return of incumbent.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties will include: proces...
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This notice is to advise all BCGEU members at RainCity Housing & Support Society that the following people are the current shop stewards for your worksite:
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, our understanding of the virus is rapidly evolving. It is now widely recognized that airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 can occur under certain conditions. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recently updated its guidance to acknowledge that SARS-CoV- 2 is spread through aerosols (smaller droplets that can hang in the air for periods of time).1 Further...
On behalf of 80,000+ members across the province, the BCGEU offers our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Local 104 member Bikramdeep Randhawa as they grieve his sudden and senseless death on Saturday, May 1st.
While the loss of any member under any circumstance is a tragedy, Bikramdeep's youth and the violent, and public nature of his death make this loss harder to b...
BC Budget Analysis 2021/22Moving in the right direction, but at the wrong speed. On April 20, the BC NDP delivered its first budget and fiscal plan since winning a new majority mandate in the October 2020 general election. More importantly, this was the government's first official budget since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Budget 2021 includes significant funds for em...
Nominations closed for 1 steward position on April 8, 2021We are pleased to announce that Kash Bajaj has been acclaimed as the new steward at Raincity Housing – Sechelt Please join us in wishing Kash well in their new position.Nicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here.
Nominations closed for 1 steward position on April 8, 2021.We are pleased to announce that Robby Gillard has been acclaimed as the new steward at Raincity Housing – Gibsons Modular Please join us in wishing Robby well in their new position.In solidarityNicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here.