B.C. Government

The BCGEU represents more than 25,000 members who work directly for the B.C. Government. These members work in a variety of positions including Correctional officers and deputy sheriffs; Nursing care, personal care, housekeeping, building maintenance, laundry, activities, dietary, security and rehabilitation services at facilities that include Riverview Hospital and Forensic Psychiatric Hospital; B.C. Government Liquor store employees; Social workers, child protection, probation officers, and system analysts; Administrative and support services; Biologists, design engineers, conservation officers, laboratory workers, scientific/technical officers, inspectors and planning officers. We have now ratified the 16th Master Agreement between the BCGEU and the B.C. Government and we have bargaining dates planned through to the end of March 2012. The 15th Master Agreement, which was signed on May 12, 2010, expires on March 31, 2012..


Bargaining 101

Bargaining Updates

May 3, 2017

The BCGEU was not invited to participate in the decision to change benefit carriers,

Apr 13, 2017

The BCGEU continues to monitor the impacts of the decision of the Government to change the benefit carrier for all public service employees to ensure your benefits are protected.

Apr 12, 2017

The BCGEU was not invited to participate in the decision to change benefit carriers,


Media Coverage

May 26, 2017

Canada’s big-city mayors are calling for the expedited approval of new supervised drug-consumption sites, improved data collection and the expansion of unconventional therapies, such as heroin-assi

May 26, 2017

At least three Vancouver police officers have been exposed to fentanyl during the opioid crisis.

May 25, 2017

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Fighting back against the deadly opioid epidemic gripping the province will be the discussion topic at a public forum tonight hosted by Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson.