Stephanie Smith

"All we're asking for is a fair deal for workers. We urge the employer to come back to the bargaining table with a view to getting a deal done." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-08-14)Read more

“The essential work of our members has been recognized by the commission and they've asked to hear from them directly” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-08-03)Read more

"I would also like to recognize and to thank B.C. Wildfire Service crews and all other emergency response units who are keeping our communities safe." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-07-12)Read more

"We await PHSA's response and hope they take the opportunity to work with the union to turn things around at this facility, and quickly." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-07-10)Read more

"We are optimistic that the alliance between the B.C. NDP and B.C. Greens will move us towards a British Columbia that lifts up all people, provides a transparent and accountable government, and protects our environment for future generations.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-30)Read more

"British Columbians see this speech for what it is — a cynical public relations exercise by a political party trying desperately to cling to power at any cost." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-27)Read more

"The fact that Ms. Draude was apparently not made aware of these issues speaks to the lack of oversight necessary to take protective steps." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-20)Read more

"For months we have been urging the PHSA to provide suitable protections for staff on par with similar hospitals across Canada such as body armour, blocking pads, and meal pass-through doors for those in seclusion." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-15)Read more

Teachers look for a stronger voice in the workplace with the BCGEU/NUPGE.

(2017-06-05)Read more

B.C. NDP and B.C. Greens make commitment to acting on mental health issues. "This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in which they live.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-02)Read more

“It is encouraging to see strong agreement on so many important issues ahead of a new budget. In particular, the commitment on mental health supports stands out as important. This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in which they live.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-06-01)Read more

Nineteen financial services workers join 645 workers at Vancity credit union as members of BCGEU/NUPGE.

(2017-05-30)Read more

“These hard-working members are seeking reasonable improvements and deserve a fair deal.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-05-29)Read more

“It is very encouraging to see the government is moving forward on this file, but there is still a lot of work to be done." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-05-19)Read more

“If there is a surplus in this fund, it should be used for prevention programs, training, and stronger and more regular enforcement.” — Stephanie Smith, President BCGEU 

(2017-04-12)Read more

"Maintaining successorship ensures that well-trained, experienced workers will continue to keep the traveling public safe throughout the province.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-04-11)Read more

“The RCY’s report verifies that a lack of reliable or adequate funding continues to fail vulnerable Indigenous children in our province." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-04-04)Read more

"We’ve been raising these concerns for years, and despite numerous WCB orders and fines, the violence continues.” —  Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-03-30)Read more

"He touched the lives of thousands of workers, at the bargaining table and at the provincial legislature. John's passion for equality and fairness inspired so many to follow in his footsteps." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2017-03-27)Read more

“The failure to fund the necessary work to implement the recommendations brings the government’s commitment to the action plan into serious doubt.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2017-03-17)Read more