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.
Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksites and will close on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.
Some of the roles of a steward are:
Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement.
Supporting co-workers in meetings with management.
Listening to co-workers a...
Thank you to all who attended the February 25, 2021, Local 803 Delegate Nomination meeting and thank you to all who submitted their delegate nomination forms and biographies. Please help us in congratulating the following Local 803 members who will be attending the BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention as Delegates:
Nominations closed on Monday, February 22, 2021 for positions of 2021 Convention Delegate and Alternate. The following were the successful candidates:
Delegate (Chair) Carrie Lessing
Alternate Renata Ambrosi
The Union would like to thank everyone for their participation and interest in the Convention Delegate nominations. Your activism is greatly appreciated! In Solidarity BCGEU P...
Nominations for Stewards are now open for all BCGEU Members in Local 0810.
Nominations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021.
Please email or hand deliver (back mail drop box) your nominations to:
BCGEU Peace River Area Office10147 100 AveFort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7
Phone: 250-785-6185Email: [email protected]
By Friday, March 26, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.
If you have any questions or concerns,...
Nominations closed on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 5 p.m. for positions on the Local Executive. The following is now your local 0810 Executive:
1st Vice Chair
2nd Vice Chair
Member at Large (1)
Member at Large (2)
Member at Large (3)
Nominations have closed for four (4) additional steward positions on Monday February 22, 2021.
We are pleased to announce that the new stewards for Burnaby Home Support are:
Mharee Jane De La Rosa
Please join us in wishing them all well in their new positions.
Nicki PearsonStaff Representative
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A majority of the 180 Canada Line workers represented by the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) voted on Sunday in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer, Protrans BC Operations Ltd., after reaching a tentative agreement on February 2, 2021.
The agreement was ratified after 13 months without a contract, more than 40 bargaining sessions and is the re...