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.
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.
October 28, 2015 |
What message do we have for the incoming Trudeau government?
September 30, 2015 |
Building on the success of the nation-wide actions coordinated by the BCGEU in March 2015, the coalition campaign against C-51 has been relaunched.
September 25, 2015 |
On October 19, Canadians have a chance to elect a new federal government, one that will be better for all working people.
July 24, 2015 |
"Site C is the wrong choice for British Columbia. The project is not needed: there are better alternatives," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith.
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