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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

September 22, 2022

River Rock - Tentative Agreement Reached - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We were able to reach a tentative agreement with the Employer this week. We are proud of what we achieved in bargaining, and we look forward to sharing the details with you. There was a considerable amount of time spent at the bargaining table identifying ways to improve compensation, working conditions and processes. We worked collaboratively with the Employer to make the second collective agr...

September 21, 2022

1703 Gateway Casino – Grand Villa - Steward Nominations - BC General Employee...

Steward Nominations are now open for Local 1703 Gateway Casino – Grand Villa members. Please read and post the attached package on your Union bulletin board. Nominations are now open for an additional three (3) Stewards' positions and will close on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 5:00pm. You can send your completed and signed nominations either via email to [email protected], via fax (60...

September 14, 2022

Vancity Savings Credit Union -Branches 19(Scott Road), 25(Semiahmoo), 30(Guil...

Nominations are now open for Stewards at Vancity Savings Credit Union. Nominations will close on Thursday, October 6, 2022.New stewards are trained by the union.If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact your Local Chair, Gurmeet Singh at [email protected] deadline for nominations is October 6, 2022 by 5:00 pmThe nomination form (attached) must b...

September 13, 2022

2022 Municipal Elections - Labour Endorsed Candidates - BC General Employees'...

Local government elections are your opportunity to influence decision-making in your community by electing mayors, councilors, regional district directors, school board trustees and other representatives who will take action on issues that matter for working people; issues like affordable housing, inclusive schools, and keeping services public. Polls will be open in every community across the p...

September 08, 2022

Members at Hard Rock Casino - Update on Bargaining - BC General Employees' Un...

The bargaining committee met August 2, 3, 9, 10, 31 & September 1 & 2 and reviewed the bargaining questionnaires, the current collective agreement, active grievances and the labour management minutes. The bargaining committee wants to acknowledge the work that went into completing the bargaining surveys and want you to know that your feedback helped us in the proposal development proces...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 01, 2022

River Rock Casino - Strike Vote Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Members at River Rock Casino voted by 96% in favour of a strike. Your voice has been heard and the bargaining committee now has your support to go back to the Employer and negotiate a better deal than their 'last offer'. You have voted in favour of strike action…now what?Now that you voted in favour of strike action we are in a legal position to action a strike. But for now, you are not on stri...

August 31, 2022

Alliance Facility Solutions Inc. - Joint Job Evaluation Committee - BC Genera...

Your Union, BCGEU, needs your participation on the BCGEU/AFSI Joint Job Evaluation Committee JJEC). The function of the JJEC is to process all requests to review and classify new and changed jobs in the bargaining unit. The committee consist of 3 union representatives and one alternate from your workplace and 3 employer representatives and one alternate. The members of the committee will receiv...

August 30, 2022

Following talks with PSA, BCGEU stands down job action in BC Public Service -...

Following a return to the bargaining table, the BCGEU's Public Service Bargaining Committee has stood down job action at BC Public Service worksites as a sign of good faith.   The committee returned to the bargaining table with the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) last Thursday and has made significant progress. The two sides will continue to meet throughout the week, hoping to finalize a tentati...