Affiliated Unions

National Union of Public and General EmployeesThe BCGEU is a component union of the National Union of Public and General Employees.
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The BCGEU provides services and resources to a number of affiliated unions that can benefit from the economies of scale that the BCGEU provides. 

  • Compensation Employees' Union The Compensation Employees Union was certified in May 1974. About two thirds of the 2100 members work in the lower mainland. There are offices in Richmond, Burnaby, North Vancouver, Coquitlam, Surrey and Abbotsford. The rest of the members work in area offices in Victoria, Nanaimo, Courtney, Kelowna, Kamloops, Nelson, Prince George, Fort St. John and Terrace.

  • BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union The BC Ferry and Marine Workers’ Union has launched a major public awareness campaign highlighting the training and experience of ferry workers. Working for your Safety focuses on the important public service ferry workers provide to the traveling public and the dedication to safety they bring to their jobs every day.

  • Brewery, Winery & Distillery Workers' Union Local 300 of the Brewery, Winery & Distillery Workers' Union has been around for close to a century. Today's membership totals approximately 1000. Major certifications include breweries: Labatts, Molson, Granville Island, Okanagan Springs, and Pacific Western in Prince George; wineries including Calona, Mission Hill, and Andres; as well as Coca Cola in Prince George, and Brewers Distributors Ltd.

  • Interior Brewery Workers' Union Our Union, Interior Brewery Workers, Local 308 is over 100 hundred years old. We currently have 113 members, with 95 full-time workers based in Creston working in the plant and distribution, 5 in Osoyoos, and 13 owner/operator members.

  • Grain Workers' Union Local 333 The Grain Workers' Union Local 333 is a Canadian union representing over 800 members in the Ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert. Our local union is affiliated with the CLC and the BCGEU. The Grainworkers Union is responsible for manning the six major grain terminals on the west coast of British Columbia.