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..

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Bargaining Updates

Sep 28, 2012

The BCGEU has reached a tentative agreement with the B.C. government that sees gains for more than 25,000 members who work in direct government service province-wide.

Sep 25, 2012

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS
UPDATE ON UNION'S OVERTIME BAN
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

Sep 24, 2012

The BCGEU is heading back to the bargaining table this week in an effort to conclude a collective agreement for its roughly 25,000 members who work directly for the B.C. Government.

Talks broke down after mediation failed last June. Since then, the BCGEU has conducted four one-day strikes and implemented an overtime ban to back demands for a fair and reasonable collective agreement.

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