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.
August 30, 2016 |
A B.C. Supreme Court case threatens the future of public healthcare in the province and across the country. On September 6 pack the courts and defend our public healthcare system.
July 21, 2016 |
There was a six-hour long riot at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre Tuesday and the causes are directly linked to cost-cutting measures and the closure of the Victoria youth detention facility in 2014.
July 1, 2016 |
Public concern is mounting over the BC government's reckless disregard for protected parklands as only 7 rangers patrol an area the size of Denmark, Costa Rica, and Switzerland combined.
June 14, 2016 |
This was a hate crime, exacerbated by a culture of intolerance and a lack of responsible gun control measures.
March 8, 2016 |
International Women's Day and trade unionism are historically linked. The day was initiated to commemorate the 1908 strike of women garment workers in New York.
February 16, 2016 |
This campaign is about protecting good, family supporting jobs. It is about ensuring that experienced, professional, highways maintenance workers who know their region remain on the job.
February 8, 2016 |
The endorsement of the Declaration is indicative that more Canadians are committing to respect the laws and authority of First Nations and their efforts to protect the environment of all communities.
January 11, 2016 |
A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. How is this fair?
December 16, 2015 |
Recent media reports have exposed the soaring wait times experienced by people seeking welfare assistance from the Ministry for Social Development and Social Innovation.
December 2, 2015 |
The BCGEU is appealing the release of a heavily redacted first draft of MLA Laurie Throness' report on prison safety.
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