News for 2009

Dec 23, 2009

Unions in the Community Bargaining Association (CBA), and the Health Employers' Association of B.C.

Dec 18, 2009

BCGEU members at the Gateway Grand Villa Casino in Burnaby have voted to ratify their first collective agreement by a two-to-one margin, the B.C.

Dec 14, 2009

Dec. 14, 2009 

BCGEU ad campaign highlights value of public liquor stores

Dec 14, 2009

For Immediate Release
December 14, 2009

BCGEU ad campaign highlights value of public liquor stores

Dec 9, 2009

The Work Ability Centre at George Pearson Centre is yet another in a growing list of direct patient care services to get the axe, the B.C.

Dec 7, 2009

Fraser Health Authority has announced more cuts to mental health and addiction services, according to the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).

Dec 2, 2009

BCNU does about-face on including BCGEU LPNs in application

Nov 25, 2009

More than 50 people in Summerland will soon lose their jobs because of today's closure announcement affecting a tree nursery that grows seedlings for reforestation.

And the union that represents a dozen of those workers says provincial government inaction in solving the crisis in the forest industry is to blame for the closure which will have devastating impacts for Summerland.

Nov 16, 2009

Members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) who provide deskside computer support in provincial government offices have voted 99 percent in favour of accepting a new collective agreement.

The 168 workers are employed by the BC division of Information Systems Management Canada Corporation (ISM Canada), a subsidiary of IBM Canada.

Nov 4, 2009

Workers who keep thousands of kilometers of B.C. highways properly marked, lined and safe for motorists have ratified a new contract that provides wage increases and other improvements.

Nov 3, 2009

The BC Legal Services Society (LSS) has been targeted for budget cuts by the BC Liberal government for the second time this year, which will have a serious impact on public access to the justice system, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union said today.

Nov 3, 2009

Health care unions and employers move forward in resolving final issues, with help of labour mediator

Oct 28, 2009

Union president will meet with ATLAS workers during visit to Terrace and Kitimat Oct. 29, 30

The closure of the only residential drug and alcohol treatment facility for young people in B.C.'s Northwest is misguided and a serious setback in dealing with widespread addiction problems in the region, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union.

Oct 27, 2009

About 100 casino workers from two of the Lower Mainland's largest gaming facilities have voted to join the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union to make their workplace better.