News for 2016

May 19, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith has been appointed to a six-member advisory council to develop a plan to improve our provincial child welfare system.

Apr 22, 2016

The Ministry of Transportation announced today a seven-year agreement with Mainroad Contracting to maintain highways in the East Kootenays.

Mar 10, 2016

Analysis of finding from a recent national poll commissioned and reported by the Globe and Mail misses the mark on public opinion regarding the sale of legal marijuana in B.

Mar 1, 2016

The BCGEU is calling for a moratorium on the provincial government’s expansion of grocery store wine sales for at least six months.

Feb 17, 2016

Leadnow employees have organized to join the BCGEU.

Feb 16, 2016

“We welcome the increased funding for the Ministry for Children and Family Development announced in today’s budget.

Feb 12, 2016

Legislation introduced today by Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Michele Stilwell is welcome and long overdue news.

Feb 11, 2016

Faced with no movement in negotiations around an unworkable shift schedule, employees of the Island Crisis Care Society (ICCS) have gone on strike starting Tuesday, February 8.

Feb 9, 2016

The BCGEU is welcoming news the provincial government plans to implement and expand on the recommendations contained in the Plecas report on the Ministry for Children and Family Development.

Feb 4, 2016

First Nations/union alliance emerges in wake of Supreme Court ruling requiring BC government to make a decision on Northern Gateway

Jan 28, 2016

The BCGEU is welcoming news the federal government has introduced legislation to reverse anti-union laws introduced by the Stephen Harper government last year.

Jan 27, 2016

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) welcomes the first exhaustive examination of the state of seniors' care in our province by the Seniors' Advocate of B.C.

Jan 8, 2016

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB).