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June 29, 2015

“Our LifeLabs members will now have an even stronger voice and greater leverage at the bargaining table." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President 

June 1, 2015

Community Social Services workers are rarely in the public eye — although the problems they help solve are often in the news. BCGEU/NUPGE is taking steps to put a face on this important work in our communities. 

May 21, 2015

“When it comes to social work, protection of the child’s best interest should trump everything else. Paige’s story is a tragedy.” —Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

May 14, 2015

Campaign will help inform customers of the new changes to hours and operations in B.C. Liquor Stores.

April 21, 2015

Vocational instructors back bargaining proposals with support for strike. 

April 14, 2015

The new collective agreement includes a wage increase of at least 5.5 per cent over the life of the contract, local improvements and language that better supports the faculty’s work.

February 26, 2015

“I’m a fairly new employee and I had no idea what unions did for people. It was through conversations with co-workers that I heard so many positive things about the BCGEU/NUPGE.” — Jessica Keras, Salvation Army Centre of Hope worker, BCGEU/NUPGE member.

February 20, 2015

“We are very disappointed in the government’s decision and failure to address the very pressing staffing problems in other ministry program areas." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

February 19, 2015

Long overdue increased funding for child and family services are welcomed but new provincial budget in B.C. misses the mark in many ways.

February 10, 2015

Following five days of mediation, and a strong strike vote, workers reached a tentative agreement with Protrans BC.