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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

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 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 ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

Local Elections 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Local Elections are beginning early 2022.  Please find more information for your Local here UWU/MoveUP

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...

January 17, 2022

Local 1708 Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (1) Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is:  February 17, 2022 If there is an elect...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Finance (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees' ...

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING January 14, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - FINANCE GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an administrat...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees'...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022     POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE:                LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy.   DUTIES: Will include processing a variety of documents on a personal computer ...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Temporary 12 months/LEVEL 3) - BC Genera...

  BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022    POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 12 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Will include processi...

January 14, 2022

Staff Representative - Negotiations Department- BC General Employees' Union (...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 14, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development and implementation o...

January 14, 2022

Hard Rock Casino - Bargaining Questionnaire – We need your input! - BC Genera...

Once a full committee is in place, the Bargaining Committee will meet to develop bargaining proposals. We are asking all members to participate in a membership questionnaire to provide us with your input. Click here to complete the questionnaire and submit your answers by Survey Monkey, or you can fill in the attached questionnaire here and return via fax to 604-294-5092 or toll-free to 1-800-9...

January 13, 2022

All BCGEU Members Great Canadian Casinos (Hard Rock) - Nominations Open for N...

Your current collective agreement expires on January 31, 2022.  A new bargaining committee is therefore required to represent members for negotiating the renewal collective agreement. Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the Employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff repres...

January 12, 2022

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (Grand Villa Casino) - Bargaining Co...

You will be receiving an email today with your credentials to vote for your Bargaining Committee.There will be two simultaneous elections – one for the Supervisory Members and one for the Field Staff (Non-Supervisory) Members. The Bargaining Committee Supervisory Election will start on January 12, 2022 at 3:00 pm and end on January 20, 2022 at 3:00 pm. The Bargaining Committee Field Staff (Non...

January 12, 2022

BC Housing Management Commission – Administrative and Clerical - Nominations ...

Your current collective agreement expires on 31 Mar 2022. A new bargaining committee is therefore required to represent members for negotiating the renewal collective agreement. When nominations were opened in the fall, no nominations were received. Nominations are now re-opened for a period of 2 weeks.  Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renew...

January 11, 2022

Nomination for Local 1701 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Local Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large – 1 position Equity Member at Large Young Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached.  The deadline for nominations is:  Thursday, February 10, ...

January 11, 2022

Nomination for Local 1704 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice-Chairperson 2nd Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large – Two (2) positions Member at Large – Young Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is:  Friday...

January 10, 2022

COVID-19 Safety And Omicron - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union is once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers throughout the province, with 80% of the reported cases being attributed to the Omicron variant . On January 7, the PHO announced an order requiring businesses to return to COVID-19 Safety Plans. The situation is evolving daily and the BCGEU will be updating you as we get more information.The BCGEU will continue to advocate for meas...