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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 ...

December 07, 2022

C17 Compass Group Members at Various Worksites - Notice of Election of Bargai...

The current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2023 and plans are now underway to return to the bargaining table. First of all, a new Bargaining Committee must be elected.Pursuant to Clause 7.2 in the collective agreement: "A union bargaining committee shall be elected and consist of one representative for each work location from the Surrey Pre-Trial, Surrey School Board, Nanaimo, Ford M...

December 05, 2022

IT Application Support Technician (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (...

B.C. GENERAL EMPLOYEES' UNIONINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGDECEMBER 5, 2022     POSITION: IT APPLICATION SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (Temporary)  GRADE: LEVEL 7 – MOVEUP AGREEMENT  The BCGEU requires an IT Application Support Technician to work in the IT Services Department. In this role, the successful applicant will provide technical support to the union's staff and provide training on the various software...

November 30, 2022

Town of Gibsons - BCGEU Shop Stewards - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The nomination period for your worksite Stewards has now closed. Katie Thomas has been acclaimed as Shop Steward for the Town of Gibsons. Congratulations Katie! The Shop Stewards currently at your worksite are: Neil J Lynden – Public Works Department Rick (Terrance) Raymond – Public Works Department Katie Thomas – Support Staff If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your coll...

November 22, 2022

BC Housing Management Commission - Bargaining Update #2 - BC General Employee...

The bargaining dates set for Nov 18 - 23 have not or will not occur unless something changes. The Union filed a complaint with the Labour Relations Board ("the Board") on November 4 charging that the Employer is failing to bargain in good faith by 1) refusing to respond to a bargaining information request for the Maintenance / Service Division and 2) refusing to meet with the full Union bargain...

November 17, 2022

River Rock Casino - important bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union...

We have reached out to the employer and asked them to return to the table in hope that we can negotiate a new tentative agreement to bring to you. We heard from many of you last week at the meetings, and we are taking your feedback into consideration as we prepare for continued talks. However, we also need to be prepared to strike in case we don't reach a new tentative agreement. We will need t...