B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union

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The BCGEU is one of the most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent approximately 65,000 men and women in more than 550 bargaining units. Half of the BCGEU membership work in the direct government service. They include the women and men who protect children, provide financial assistance to the poor, protect the environment and manage our natural resources, care for the mentally ill in institutions, staff provincial correctional facilities, fight forest fires, and provide the government's technical and clerical services.
July 18, 2014 |
The B.C. Liberal government pushed through legislation, without consultation, that will make it easier to take land out of provincial parks for industrial uses.
June 27, 2014 |
Collective wealth comes from the taxes we all should pay. Tax havens, tax avoidance and regressive tax systems have steadily eroded this collective wealth. This has to stop.
June 20, 2014 |
Labour leaders have gathered in solidarity with the 40,000 teachers who are standing up for the rights of children to a quality public education by demanding a fair collective agreement.
June 13, 2014 |
In a mandate letter to Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux, Premier Christy Clark has failed to stop the planned closure of the Victoria Youth Custody Services centre.
April 30, 2014 |
The BC provincial government will close the Victoria Youth Custody Centre. BCGEU president Darryl Walker argues this decision will make it more difficult for troubled youth to get the help they need.
April 9, 2014 |
The BCGEU has reached a tentative agreement with the Post-Secondary Employers’ Association. The tentative agreement includes wage increases, improvements to benefits and more.
March 21, 2014 |
The theme for 2014 is "The Role of Leaders in Combatting Racism and Racial Discrimination."
February 10, 2014 |
Starting today, people being served by Community Living BC will be eligible to apply for a scholarship to support their personal and professional development.
October 9, 2013 |
The provincial government is conducting a review of provincial liquor laws. Make your voice count.
September 27, 2013 |
The submission calls for modernized regulations, adequately resourced compliance and enforcement, and expanded public liquor store services in the province.
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