As the nature of public sector employment has changed in recent decades in British Columbia, the number of OCHA members working directly for government has decreased, while the number of BCGEU members who perform work entrusted by the provincial government or entrusted to the private sector has increased. The BCGEU is now the main union that organizes casino employees in the province and negotiates strong collective agreements.  Employees who are the hiring managers of other employees on campus, as well as those who provide a number of professional services that set out policies and rules that determine how work is done on campus. It includes both the Vancouver campus and okanagan. Employees who work as maintenance or corporate engineers on the Point Grey campus. Employees who provide child care on the Point Grey campus. CUPE 116 | Collective agreement Aquatic Centre Employees who work on the Point Grey campus as artisans, catering and hospitality, technicians/research assistants as well as in a large number of positions covered by Schedule A of the CUPE 116 agreement. CUPE 116 also represents Aquatic Centre staff under a separate collective agreement. The 1919 union was divided into 550 different bargaining units. About one-third of BCGEU members work in the provincial public (government) service.
The rest work in the broader public sector, including community social services, health, education and some Crown authorities and authorities, as well as in the private sector, including credit unions, privatized highway maintenance businesses and casinos.  Collective agreement (pdf) See also: Wage scales | BCGEU | WEBSITE Sun Life Brochure (pdf) | Advantages | Master Plug Advanced Health Care The BCGEU first obtained full bargaining rights under the BC Public Service Labour Relations Act in 1974.  Since then, the BCGEU has been involved in a number of previous law cases, including the BCGEU v. British Columbia concerning picketing rights under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Meiorin case concerning the discrimination test. Although the Constitution of the Union requires the union not to join a political party, the BCGEU has been a significant and long-term supporter of the BC New Democratic Party and contributed $US 157,770.64 the year following the 2009 provincial election.  BCGEU employees are themselves unionized and are represented by the Workers` Union (UWU) and MoveUP, the movement of union professionals. Negotiations between the BCGEU and its service agents (members of -CEP) collapsed in 2005, resulting in a strike lasting several weeks.  The British Columbia Government and Service Employees` Union (BCGEU) is a union in British Columbia, Canada, representing over 80,000 members. . .