To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
Component 10 primarily includes members who work for private corporations, contracted by the government to maintain provincial highways and bridges. The component also includes members employed by the Canada Line, small private ferries, some municipal governments and other private companies connected with technical services.
The communities of Kootenay Lake are no longer facing disruptions to their ferry service due to the labour dispute between BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) ferry workers and their employer, Western Pacific Marine. On November 26, after 13 days of intensive bargaining and more than five months after the negotiations reached an impasse, the two parties reached a tentative agreem...
A strong majority of the 80 inland ferry workers represented by the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) have voted in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer, Western Pacific Marine (WPM).
The agreement, which was reached on November 26 and ratified by members on November 30, achieved wage parity with BC Ferries within the term of the agreement and a...
Nominations are now open for three positions and one alternate on your labour management committee.
Nomination forms are attached to this bulletin and can also be picked up at your area office. Nominations close on January 2, 2020. Nominations can be faxed, emailed or dropped off to your area office.
Nominations must be received no later than January 2, 2020 at 5 p.m.
In the event we receive mo...
Nearly 600 members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) who work in communities across the province have voted to accept a renewed collective agreement with Community Living BC (CLBC) – the provincial crown agency that provides supports and services to adults with developmental disabilities.
The parties reached a tentative agreement on October 17. The workers, who had been...
This dinner is for those in the community who are less fortunate. They are served a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, music, carol sing-a-longs, gifts from Santa for every child and teenager, a visit to the boutique, and a food hamper.
To volunteer please call Marisha Zuckerman at 604-306-4156 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Surrey - December 23, 2019 5:00pm – 8:00pm Kwantl...
Respect the picket lines! UNIFOR job action and Lower Mainland Transit Dispute - UPDATE
Here is an on how you might be affected by the UNIFOR job action/ transit strike and what the BCGEU has in place to protect you.
As you know, UNIFOR has been taking limited job action for over two weeks now, which we understand may escalate next week to include picketing if a deal is not reached. While the j...
THE BCGEU AREA 12 CROSS COMPONENT COMMITTEEInvites you to attend a
Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop
Come and join Leticia from Plastic Free Terrace and learn how to make reusable beeswax food wraps. These wraps replace single use Saran Wraps and Ziplock bags. Each participant will create and take home 2 small and 2 medium wraps. Space is very limited, please register using this link:http://events.bc...
Your Joint Labour-Management Committee is calling for nominations for two (2) Labour-Management Committee Members and one (1) Labour-Management Alternate Committee Member, representing the BCGEU members, to serve on this Committee for the remainder of the term. Nomination forms for this purpose can be copied from the attachment, and are also available at the Kamloops BCGEU Office. Nominations f...
To: All BCGEU Members at Lafrentz Road Marking (BC Division)
Re: Bargaining Survey
Your collective agreement expires on March 31, 2020 and your bargaining committee will need your input in order to identify membership priorities and draft "new" proposed changes to the collective agreement.
This will be your opportunity to have a direct effect on the bargaining process. Please take...
BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...
The following have been acclaimed as members of the bargaining committee:
ANDREW BARKERJARED HANSENIAIN SUTHERLAND
Kyle Proctor and Thomas Chappell were also nominated but they have withdrawn their nominations.
A bargaining survey will be sent out to members to find out your ideas and priorities for our bargaining proposals.
PLEASE JOIN US IN WELCOMING YOUR NEW BARGAINING COMMITTEE.
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
2nd Vice Chairperson
Member at Large (2 positions)
Young Worker Member at Large (1 position) (eligible candidates must be under 30 years of age)
These position will be until the end of the term already in place. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.