News for 2015

Dec 23, 2015

Employees at River Rock Casino have voted overwhelmingly to join the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU). Workers there voted 96 per cent in favour of joining the BCGEU.

Nov 24, 2015

The BCGEU is proud to join a coallition of B.C. companies, organizations, and cities in a call for a bold, new Climate Leadership Plan released today.

Nov 16, 2015

National Chief Dwight Dorey of the Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) will be in British Columbia as part of a national tour to discuss issues important to Indigenous Peoples at the community lev

Oct 8, 2015

Government must make a deep and sustained commitment to improve staffing and resources allocated to the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), the B.C.

Oct 8, 2015

B.C.’s Aboriginal child welfare system is complex, culturally unsuitable, under-resourced, severely under-staffed and struggles under its own complexity, according to a BCGEU report titled

Sep 29, 2015

Building on the success of the nation-wide actions coordinated by the BCGEU in March 2015, the coalition campaign against C-51 has been relaunched.

Sep 11, 2015

The BCGEU welcomes the temporary appointment of Grand Chief Ed John as Senior Advisor to the Ministry for Children and Families (MCFD), but cautions that broader systemic issues must urg

Aug 28, 2015

The BCGEU and Bryce Casavant learned this week that he is being transferred out of the Conservation Officer Service.

Aug 26, 2015

On 19 August clinic and hospital directors, nurses and health services users’ organizations, pensioners, medical unions, service providers such as ambulances, medical faculties and inter

Jul 23, 2015

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union is joining First Nations and environmental advocates in opposing the B.C.

Jul 21, 2015

The BCGEU leadership will be visiting worksites across the Okanagan on July 21, including in Kelowna, Penticton, Armstrong, and Vernon. 

Jul 20, 2015

The BCGEU has reluctantly begun job action this morning. Of the 183 members we represent at the City of Fort St John, 58 are off the job today. Thirty work at city hall.

Jul 17, 2015

The BCGEU, which represents workers at the City of Fort St John, today issued 72-hour strike notice to the employer.

Jul 14, 2015

BURNABY – The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union released two reports today showing that the B.C.