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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...

January 20, 2021

Canada/British Columbia Business Services Society - Election of two Bargainin...

Your collective agreement is due to expire on March 31, 2021. In preparation for negotiations, a new bargaining committee must be elected to participate in the bargaining process. Call for nominations for two (2) Bargaining Committee Members In order to be nominated a member and nominator must complete the nomination form and send it to the Lower Mainland Area Office by 5:00pm, Monday, Februa...

January 18, 2021

Member Benefits Coordinator Internal Posting - BCGEU

MEMBER BENEFITS COORDINATOR INTERNAL POSTING  January 18, 2021   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires an experienced lawyer, trade unionist or lay-person to fill the vacancy of Coordinator for the Member Benefits Department. Effective date to be determined. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Member Benefits Coordinator will function as a member of the senior staff team of t...

January 15, 2021

Staff Representative Negotiations department- BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVENEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 15, 2021 The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department. The effective date is to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development a...

January 15, 2021

Internal Auditor (Excluded Position) - BCGEU

Internal Auditor(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest January 13, 2021 The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 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...

January 15, 2021

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...

January 15, 2021

All BCGEU Members – Local 1710, North Peace Cultural Centre - Bargaining Comm...

NOMINATIONS FOR BARGAINING COMMITTEE ARE OPENNorth Peace Cultural Centre Nominations are now opened for the following positions on the Bargaining Committee: One (1) Bargaining Committee Chair One (1) Bargaining Committee Member Nominations are to be faxed, mailed, emailed or hand delivered (in mailbox at back door) to: BCGEU Peace River Area Office10147 100th AvenueFort St. John BC V1J 1Y7Fax...

January 15, 2021

Staff Representative Advocacy Department - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVEADVOCACY DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 15, 2021    The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Advocacy Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocacy services to the union and its members. Duties will include, but m...

January 08, 2021

All BCGEU Members Employed by Canada/British Columbia Business Services Socie...

Your collective agreement is due to expire on March 31, 2021. In preparation for negotiations, a new bargaining committee must be elected to participate in the bargaining process. Call for nominations for two (2) Bargaining Committee Members In order to be nominated a member and nominator must complete the nomination form and send it to the Lower Mainland Area Office by 5:00pm, Monday, Februa...

January 06, 2021

City of Fort St. John, Public Works - Steward Election Results - BCGEU

Voting closed December 28, 2020 for election of Stewards at the Public Works worksite. As voting resulted in a tie, the Local Chair has approved both Carson Darling and Mason Loades as elected Stewards at the Public Works worksite. Please join us in wishing them well in their new position!   In solidarity Angie PanouliasStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

January 05, 2021

The Provincial Fall 2020 - BCGEU

Check out the latest issue of The Provincial  This issue has updates on our union's shareholder program, scholarship winners, member stories aboutworking during a pandemic, COVID & women: call for an intersectional feminist recovery and the crisis in B.C. seniors’care facilities.  UWU/MoveUP

January 04, 2021

All Local 1703 BCGEU Members at BC Business Services Society (Small Business ...

Your collective agreement is expiring on March 31, 2021, and I am the BCGEU Staff Representative that will be working with your bargaining committee to negotiate a new one. I will be sending out a notice to elect your bargaining committee. Your bargaining committee is normally comprised of two members and will sit at the table with the Employer to negotiate a new collective agreement. Please co...

January 04, 2021

All BCGEU Members of the City of Fort St. John - Collective Agreement Ratifie...

The City of Fort St. John bargaining committee is pleased to announce the membership ratified the collective agreement on December 30, 2020. Click on the following link to review the bargained updates: https://mcusercontent.com/c9125e48200e7a60add61b323/files/16095832-c920-4397-8290-436b84372a5c/1710_Agreements_rat_doc_18Dec20.01.pdf   In solidarity,   Angie PanouliasStaff Representative   On b...

December 24, 2020

All BCGEU Members of the Cariboo Regional District - Collective Agreement Rat...

The Cariboo Regional District bargaining committee is pleased to announce the membership ratified the collective agreement on December 23rd, 2020. Click on the following link to review the bargained updates: https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/bcgeu/pages/9488/attachments/original/1608053402/CRD_Ratification_Document_Dec_14_2020.pdf?1608053402   In solidarity,   Jody Stratton, Bargaining Chai...

December 24, 2020

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 80,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all physical and virtual BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices will be closed from 12:00pm on December 24, 2020 and until 8:30am on January 4, 2021, except for the Prince Geo...

December 21, 2020

COVID on the job: how to refuse unsafe work - BCGEU

The right to refuse unsafe work is a legislative right and responsibility of all workers in B.C., and that is no different during the COVID-19 pandemic.Have you been assigned work that you feel is unsafe? According to law, the procedure to refuse unsafe work is as follows: Immediately report to your supervisor that you have stopped work and the reasons why you believe the job or task is uns...

December 21, 2020

COVID-19 and recent changes to the Workers Compensation Act and Board Policy ...

During the pandemic, the B.C. government amended the Workers’ Compensation Act to allow workers to be compensated for lost wages when they contract COVID-19 on the job. Members who have reason to believe they have contracted COVID-19 through work should report it to their employer as soon as possible and should file an application for compensation with WorkSafeBC, including as many details as p...