WorkSafeBC and members of the Compensation Employees` Union (CEU), which represents nearly 2,600 workers, have reached a new agreement as part of the government`s negotiating mandate for sustainable services from the De . C ratified. The Sustainable Services Negotiation Mandate supports the government`s commitment to improving the services people rely on, making life more affordable and investing in sustainable economic growth. The mandate is consistent with B.C`s commitment to balanced budgets and good financial management. Currently, more than 217,000 public sector workers are affected by interim or ratified agreements concluded under the mandate. The agreement between WorkSafeBC and CEU members focuses on improving services for individuals and ensuring fair and affordable compensation. The CEU represents individuals working in various positions within WorkSafeBC, including promoting and enforcing health and safety legislation, providing damages and assisting injured workers to facilitate their safe recovery and return to work. The workers` union was certified in May 1974. About two-thirds of the 2,100 members work on the lower continent. There are offices in Richmond, Burnaby, North Vancouver, Coquitlam, Surrey and Abbotsford. The other members work in district offices in Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtenay, Kelowna, Kamloops, Nelson, Prince George, Fort St. John and Terrace.
The CEU is a comprehensive bargaining unit that represents all workers on the remuneration board who are not excluded by law. The number of members ranges from cleaners, assistance posts, technical posts, officer positions, kinesiologists and lawyers. Learn more about public sector negotiations in B.C: www.gov.bc.ca/psecbargaining.