Component 3 - Community Social Services

BCGEU is the largest community social service union in BC, representing over 8000 workers in the sector.

BCGEU community-based social service workers provide supports, services, and resources to vulnerable families and individuals across the province. They include community living workers supporting youths and adults with developmental disabilities, youth-at-risk, women services, child care, community justice services, First Nations family services, and employment services, among others.

Click here to view the Community Social Services Matter! campaign.

 

Bargaining Updates

May 17, 2017

We are pleased to advise that the tentative collective agreement was ratified by the members on Monday, May 16th.
 

May 9, 2017

To:      All BCGEU Members at Shaughnessy Heights Early Learning Centre Society, Local 303
Re:      Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached

 

Apr 11, 2017

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce Terrie Woods and Deborah Chamberlain have been elected to the vacant bargaining committee positions.

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Component News

Apr 7, 2008

"Despite a strong mandate and shared vision, the system is failing."

Mar 4, 2008

A campaign to raise awareness of important community-based social services is getting support from municipal councils across BC.

Social services workers and in some cases, community agencies and allies, have presented resolutions to city councils asking that March be designated as Community Social Services Awareness month. To date, 17 city councils have supported the awareness month.

Oct 3, 2007

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Media Coverage

Oct 11, 2016

No wonder B.C. child-welfare workers are seeking union membership
 

Jun 28, 2016

Delegates to NUPGE's 2016 Convention overwhelmingly adopted a campaign to defend and improve community services for all Canadians.

Jun 5, 2016

he number of families with two working parents has doubled over the last 40 years, but it seems our government policies are not keeping up with the change.

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Pension News

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