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 20, 2017

Bargaining Resumes/Update for River Rock Casino

To:     All BCGEU Members at River Rock Casino Resort Re:     Bargaining Resumes/Update   The new year started off an a positive note for the River Rock Bargaining Committee, as collective agreement negotiations with the Employer resumed on January 10th, 12th and 13th. Talks were lively at times, but they were respectful, and much progress was made during this latest round of bargaining. Job...

January 20, 2017

Cariboo Regional District BCGEU Members - Bargaining Update #2

To:     All Cariboo Regional District BCGEU Members - Local 1706 Re:     Bargaining Update #2 Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on January 9, 10, 11 & 12, 2017 to exchange proposals and begin the bargaining process.  The committee experienced a delay in the early stages due to Employer demands in regards to the bargaining format, however once the bargaining commenced, the com...

January 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...

January 19, 2017

Local 1701 Meeting

TO:      All Local 1701 BCGEU Members DATE:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 TIME:   5:30pm – 6:30pm PLACE: BCGEU 2994 Douglas St, Victoria, BC AGENDA Resolutions – 30 min Alternate Convention Delegate – 5 min Local & Worksite Update - 15 min (All) Component Update – 10 min (Ryan or Shawn) In solidarity Ryan Weldon, Chair Local 1701 Kelly Grohs, Staff Representative  Download PDF of n...

January 18, 2017

Local 1710 Meeting

COMPONENT: General Services LOCAL:          1710 DATE:            Monday, February 20th, 2017 TIME:            5:30 pm PLACE:          BCGEU Office – 10251 100th Street, Fort St John PLEASE NOTE THAT THE JANUARY 24th MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED   AGENDA General Membership Information Meeting Updates from Component Resolutions for Convention This will be a dinner meeting (pizza) so memb...

January 17, 2017

Recently Ratified Collective Agreement for PC Helpline

To:      All BCGEU Members at PC Helpline Re:      Your Recently Ratified Collective Agreement   We are pleased to advise you that the membership has ratified the tentative agreement by a high margin. We’re in the process of finalizing the Collective Agreement. Copies will be sent to all members, and it will also be posted on the BCGEU website for easy access.     In solidarity   Lynda ...

January 13, 2017

North Peace Cultural Centre Local 1710 - Bargaining Committee Members

To:       ALL BCGEU members of the North Peace Cultural Centre Local:  1710 Re:       NOTICE OF BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBERS   RESULTS FOR BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBERS Nominations are now closed for the North Peace Cultural Centre Bargaining Committee. The following members are now your bargaining committee: Hardik Patel & Trinity Truscott Please join us in congratulating your new barg...

January 13, 2017

Chilliwack volunteers sought for ambitious project to interview every senior ...

Older people living in long-term care homes are often overlooked, forgotten behind the walls. An ambitious project taken on by the province's Office of the Seniors Advocate aims to change that by interviewing all 27,000 residents in 303 care homes across the province. Read More...

January 10, 2017

Metro Vancouver seniors' care workers face more struggles with icy streets

Volunteers and homecare workers are bracing for another tough week caring for the city's homebound seniors as temperatures are predicted to drop again Monday night.   Read more...

January 10, 2017

Icy road conditions are posing a danger to home care workers

BURNABY (NEWS1130) - Worries about injuries to homecare workers have increased dramatically in the past month as a result of icy road conditions. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Convention 2017: Guidelines for FT Officer and Exec VP Candidates' Election C...

1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention. 2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....

January 10, 2017

Local 1710 Union Meeting

COMPONENT:   General Services LOCAL:             1710 DATE:               Tuesday, January 24, 2017 TIME:               5:30 pm PLACE:              BCGEU Office – 10251 100th Street, Fort St John     AGENDA   General membership information meeting Updates from Component Resolutions for convention   This will be a dinner meeting (pizza) so members are to RSVP to area10@bcgeu.ca by Ja...

January 05, 2017

Starlight Casino - BCGEU Shop Stewards

The following are your stewards:   Cindy Brown Lea Oliver-Cross Mark Robertson Sandra Rematore Gail Maloy Wei Chen Michael Vyner Joseph Wong William Wu Yelena Natanov Lin Wang Emeline Naiker Megan Washington ...