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.
October 15, 2014 |
The Official Opposition has developed a plan to tackle our country's childcare crisis. Affordable, universal childcare will offer real economic and social benefits to working families across Canada.
October 8, 2014 |
The B.C. Liberal government's singular focus on liquid natural gas development in their speech from the throne was significant for its lack of detail on where the government is going with this file.
August 22, 2014 |
The BCGEU corrects the facts delivered by B.C. Environment minister Mary Polak on the Mt. Polley Tailings Pond disaster
August 20, 2014 |
The BCGEU urges the expert panel to consider the impact of staffing cuts on the ministry’s ability to provide oversight of industry.
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.
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