BCGEU members working at Grandview Terrace Childcare Society, Mount Pleasant Childcare Society, Lord Nelson Childcare Society and Eagles in the Sky Association have ratified a new collective agreement. Britannia Community Services Centre Society represents the employers at all four childcare centres in East Vancouver.
The agreement includes a notable first for the childcare sector: access to the B.C. Municipal Pension Plan. Enrolment in the pension plan is effective August 2012. More information will be provided to members shortly.
The new collective agreement also protects your current wage levels, and introduces improvements for casual workers. It is in force from October 25, 2011 - the date of ratification - and expires on August 1, 2014.
BCGEU is the leading union for child care workers in the province, and represents 69 licensed early childhood educators at the four centers represented by Britannia Community Services Centre Society.