VICTORIA, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - BCGEU President Darryl Walker is in
Victoria today discussing members' issues within three Ministries.
Walker will be meeting MCFD Minister Stephanie Cadieux, MSDSI Minister
Don McRae, and Advanced Education Minister Amrik Virk. In addition to
meeting with the ministers, Walker will also be meeting with opposition
critics David Eby (Advanced Education) and Michelle Mungall (MSDSI)
today to discuss the following issues:
The union will raise workload issues for MCFD/MSDSI staff. The union
will be signing off on the terms of reference for the joint MCFD-BCGEU
working group as mandated by BC's Representative for Children and
Youth, to address staffing and workload issues within the Ministry.
BCGEU is developing a campaign to bring about change in BC's child
protection system, and Walker has been meeting with members in
different regions who work in MCFD, MSDSI, and community social
services to identify and address workload concerns.
With Minister Virk, Walker will be discussing post-secondary education
funding, skills training, and funding for ESL training. BCGEU members
work in school districts, colleges, and universities, including Camosun
Darryl Walker - Availability
President Walker will be available to speak with media today, Thursday,
April 10, 2014:
3:30 - 7:00 p.m.
SOURCE: B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
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