Due to the ongoing covid pandemic, BCGEU offices are operating with restricted access and with most staff working remotely. The BCGEU continues to monitor the situation and an update will be provided on or around February 15. Members can call or email their area office for assistance. Contact info can be found here.
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.
Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed.
Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members.
A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and
A student or prospective pos...
The BCGEU is holding elections for the following position on the Local 1710 executive. Candidate statements are attached:
Local 1710 Chair:
GALLANT, NaomiLANGDON, SuzanneVANDENHEUVEL, Jocelyn
Elections will be conducted electronically through Simply Voting. Please ensure your personal email is up to date so you receive your electronic ballot.
Elections will open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Marc...
Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season
The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...
Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce they have agreed to a Letter of Understanding regarding the improved benefit package your employer is now providing you. This includes cost savings for the membership as the short-term premiums have been reduced. Additionally, the eligibility period has been reduced from 14 to 7 days. This will ensure members won't need to utilize all of their si...
Nominations are now open for the following position on your Local Executive:
· Local Chair
Information on the responsibilities and activities of each position is attached and is also available from your Area Office. Please find a nomination form also attached.
Your nomination must be dropped off (back drop box please), faxed, or emailed as an attachment to the Fort St. John Area Office. The dea...
For the Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley Region (Areas 03 & 04), an election is required. A balloting package is being mailed to each member for whom the Union has a current home mailing address. You will receive a ballot for your region only. If you do not receive a ballot in the mail by Tuesday, March 9, 2021 please email [email protected] so that we can arrange to send a ballot...
You’re on your way to having a full bargaining committee. Please find the update below:
Vancouver Island (BCGEU Region 1 / Areas 01 & 02) – Two (2) Members Required: Zero nominations received therefore this deadline has been extended until Friday, March 19, 2021 by 5:00 pm.
Lower Mainland/Fraser Valley (BCGEU Region 2 / Areas 03 & 04) – Two (2) Members Required: Three nominations re...
Members at BC Place Stadium:
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of events at BC Place, the bargaining committee has been working hard to bargain the priorities that you have identified as we continue to press on with negotiations with the Employer. We have transitioned to bargaining using Zoom.
The bargaining committee met with the Employer on February 16, 17, 18 and w...
Further to our call for nominations issued on January 26, 2021 the following members has been nominated as your bargaining committee members.
Paul TomczakFranca Lattanzio
In the coming weeks, we will be working with them to prepare for bargaining.
We have reattached the bargaining survey - this is how you tell the Union what your priorities are at the bargaining table. As suc...
Vancity members, As tax season quickly approaches and the demand for services increases, your Employer may be requesting that you take on additional shifts or work extended hours. Some of these schedule changes may be in excess to what you normally work, and may be presented to you with limited notice. Please refer to your Collective Agreement rights, specifically around Article 15 "Hours of Wo...