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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

COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

June 30, 2020

BC Pavilion Corporation - Bargaining Survey – Your Input Needed by July 6! - ...

The Bargaining Committee is meeting on July 6 and 7 to commence preparations for upcoming negotiations. In order to ensure that your bargaining committee is aware of the issues that are most important to you to bring forward to the bargaining table, we are seeking your input in a short online bargaining survey. Please take a few minutes out of your day to complete the questionnaire to guide the...

June 30, 2020

BC Housing - Maintenance/Service Division - Town Hall Membership Meeting – RE...

Members are reminded to attend the special ratification vote meeting tonight: INFORMATION MEETING When: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pmDial-in number: 877-229-8493Pin: 117342 Please Note: If you have a number on file with the Union, we will call you at that number, starting at 7:00 pm. If you haven't received a call by 7:05, please call the Dial-in number, noted above. If you do no...

June 29, 2020

Housing – Administration/Clerical Division - Town Hall Membership Meeting – R...

Members are reminded to attend the special ratification vote meeting tonight: INFORMATION MEETING When: Monday, June 29th, 2020Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pmDial-in number: 877-229-8493Pin: 117342 Please Note: If you have a number on file with the Union, we will call you at that number, starting at 7:00 pm. If you haven't received a call by 7:05, please call the Dial-in number, noted above. If you do not...

June 26, 2020

Staff Representative (Temporary) Lower Mainland Area Office - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJune 26, 2020     The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Lower Mainland Area office for up to 7 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.   DUTIES:   · Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of ...

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to know - BCGEU

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...

June 24, 2020

Firefighters Hose N' Hydrant Public House - Bargaining Committee Nominations ...

As the collective agreement with your employer expired on December 31, 2019, we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. The Union needs your help and participation in the preparations and bargaining process. The first step is to elect a union bargaining committee which will negotiate the new collective agreement with the employer bargaining committee. You will need to ele...

June 23, 2020

BC Housing - Maintenance/Service Division - Ratification meetings and vote - ...

Further to our earlier announcement, a tentative agreement has been reached between the BCGEU and BC Housing. A copy of the ratification document is attached here. Members are encouraged to attend an information session on Tuesday, June 30th starting at 7:00 pm. Your Bargaining Committee will be available to review the settlement agreement we have negotiated with the employer on your behalf and...

June 23, 2020

Hospitality Industrial Relations - Benefit improvements - BCGEU

As you know, the renewed 2018 to 2023 collective agreement includes the following increased Employer contributions to the extended health and welfare benefit plan: Effective Date Amount of Increase (per member per hour) Employer Contribution (per member per hour) Current N/A $1.38 July 1, 2020 5¢ $1.43 January 1, 2021 10¢ $1.53 January 1, 2022 10¢ $1.63 ...

June 22, 2020

Notice of Election Results of BC Pavilion Corporation Bargaining Committee - ...

As you are aware, we conducted an election for bargaining committee members from two of the classification groups (Technician and Housekeeping; Building Security and Event Security), to join acclaimed members, Dave MacDonald (Journeyperson) and Tricia Dong (Hosting and First Aid). The voting concluded at noon today.We are pleased to inform you that the successful bargaining committee members ar...

June 22, 2020

BC Housing Administrative/Clerical Division Ratification Meetings And Voting ...

Further to our earlier announcement, a tentative agreement has been reached between the BCGEU and BC Housing.A copy of the ratification document is attached here.Members are encouraged to attend an information session on MONDAY, June 29th, starting at 7:00 pm.  Your Bargaining Committee will be available to review the settlement agreement we have negotiated with the employer on your behalf and ...

June 17, 2020

District of Sechelt - Bargaining committee - BCGEU

The BCGEU District of Sechelt Bargaining Committee nominations have closed and I am pleased to introduce you to your BCGEU Bargaining Committee:Bargaining Unit ChairKim Whaley (Parks)Committee MembersLes Dornbierer (Public Works)Greg Horning (Administration)The committee will be convening a "Covid 19 safe" meeting in the next few weeks and we will report back to you with next steps.In solidarit...