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

January 08, 2018

Nomination for Vacant Positions for Local 1710 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 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: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, Fe...

January 05, 2018

Nomination for Vacant Positions for Local 1706/1711 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (2 Positions)    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: 5:00 pm on Monday, February 5, 2018. Any nominations re...

January 04, 2018

Violence reported at Surrey Pretrial Service Center (SPSC) and North Fraser P...

A serious staff assault occurred at the SPSC on January 2, 2018. The Correctional Officer received injuries to his face and hand, from a brutal unprovoked assault by an inmate. The CO was taken to hospital for treatment, which may result in the loss of his finger. The union is continuing to investigate and will provide an update when more information is available. Another incident occurred on D...

January 03, 2018

Local 1712 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (3 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:5:00 pm on Friday, February 2,...

January 03, 2018

To ISM employees: We are fighting for your jobs - BCGEU

Dear ISM Employees, I would like to start this letter by saying "Happy New Year," but, I know that you received news last week that makes this a difficult start to the year. Like you, we are concerned that ISM was not the successful proponent in securing the RFP with the health authorities. As soon as we heard the news we started making calls to get more information and be able to fight for you...

January 02, 2018

Hard Rock Casino More Bargaining Dates! - BCGEU

Hey Hard Rock Management… With the holiday season now wrapped up, it's time to get back to the bargaining table!We are ready to go at a moment's notice. In fact, we have dates available this week, and even on the weekend. How about it? It's time to get this done! You say you want a deal…… then propose some dates! The union bargaining committee has 25 of the 31 days in January available to come...