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Social Services

July 21, 2010

'This leisurely approach to negotiations is very frustrating.' - BCGEU.

June 24, 2010

Supreme Court of Canada will make the final ruling on whether Harper Conservatives have authority to shutdown safe-injection clinic on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

June 16, 2010

'There are serious gaps in the screening of adults who care for at risk children.' - Darryl Walker.

June 1, 2010

Municipal social services are overwhelmed by demand and a new model of funding must be found.

May 27, 2010

Problems with new employers on matters such as wages and benefits as well as disability issues, maternity leave and other leave issues.

May 16, 2010

'This round of negotiations succeeded in reflecting and strengthening the working relationship between the union and the employer.'

May 13, 2010

'Many have other health symptoms related to aging. They cannot be easily absorbed into other units.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

May 13, 2010

Wage increases and other improvements for two groups of employees in Victoria.

May 11, 2010

'We want a fair deal and we want it sooner rather than later.' - Brent Camilleri.

May 10, 2010

BCGEU recommends acceptance following difficult round of negotiations.