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COMPONENT 17 - GENERAL SERVICES

Component 17 includes members in a variety of sectors in B.C.

They are employed by casinos, hotels, banks, credit unions, B.C. Place, B.C. Housing Management, some Royal Canadian Legion operations, B.C. Milk Marketing Board, Compass Foods, regional districts plus private businesses.

NEWS & UPDATES

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

January 26, 2023

Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited (Starlight Casino) - Bargaining upd...

Negotiations Continued for a renewal agreement with the exchange of non-monetary proposals during the week of January 9th and continued through the week of January 16th. We are scheduled to caucus amongst ourselves during the week of February 6th where we will prepare our monetary proposals which include all compensation items. We will meet the employer again during the week of Feb 20th. To ens...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 25, 2023

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 25, 2023   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of internal audit associate. ...

January 17, 2023

Results of Election of Compass Group Canada Bargaining Committee and Extensio...

Nominations for theCompass Group Bargaining Committeeclosed, on January 6th, with the following results:Okanagan - Glenn Wallner  elected by acclamationFRCC - Roxanne Sankey  elected by acclamationSurrey Pre-Trial - Francois Dube  elected by acclamationFord Mountain - no nominationsSurrey School Board - no nominationsNanaimo - no nominationsCongratulations to these three members on their succes...

January 14, 2023

Job action postponed for seniors’ care workers - BC General Employees' Union ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023   MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...

January 13, 2023

Seniors’ care workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BC General Employees' Un...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...

December 22, 2022

Local 1710 - Nominations for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (B...

To: All BCGEU Local 1710 membersRe: Nominations for Local Executive   Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Second Vice Chairperson Recording Secretary Youth Worker Rep Equity Member There are two years remaining in these three year terms. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.   The deadline...

December 20, 2022

Members at Starlight Casino - Bargaining Has Started - BC General Employees' ...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that negotiations for a renewal agreement began on Friday, December 16th. We are scheduled to bargain next during the week of January 9th and the following week of January 16th. We will begin by exchanging non-monetary proposals. Eventually, we will get into negotiations about compensation and other monetary issues, and that is where the harder w...