B.C. Government

The BCGEU represents more than 25,000 members who work directly for the B.C. Government. These members work in a variety of positions including Correctional officers and deputy sheriffs; Nursing care, personal care, housekeeping, building maintenance, laundry, activities, dietary, security and rehabilitation services at facilities that include Riverview Hospital and Forensic Psychiatric Hospital; B.C. Government Liquor store employees; Social workers, child protection, probation officers, and system analysts; Administrative and support services; Biologists, design engineers, conservation officers, laboratory workers, scientific/technical officers, inspectors and planning officers. We have now ratified the 16th Master Agreement between the BCGEU and the B.C. Government and we have bargaining dates planned through to the end of March 2012. The 15th Master Agreement, which was signed on May 12, 2010, expires on March 31, 2012..


Bargaining 101

Bargaining Updates

Nov 29, 2016

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2017. The BCGEU has confirmed these calculations.

Nov 17, 2015

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2016. The BCGEU has also confirmed these calculations.

Apr 8, 2014

A reminder to all members who receive reimbursement for professional fees per Clause 27.26 of the 17th Master agreement.


Media Coverage

Apr 27, 2017

Campaigning provincial politicians have dozens of changes in mind for B.C., but they are scarcely talking about the major adjustment that’s coming, regardless of who wins the election.

Apr 19, 2017

You can hardly open a newspaper or news website these days without finding an article on the difficulties of the sandwich generation — those poor folks simultaneously coping with the needs of child