B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

November 18, 2019

Vancity – Branch 70 Morgan Crossing - Steward Nomination ( 1 Position ) - BCGEU

Please be advised that steward nominations are open for one (1) steward at Vancity – Morgan Creek Branch 70. Please find the nomination form attached. Completed nomination forms are to be returned to the union no later than 5 p.m. on November 30, 2019. New stewards are trained by the union. In solidarity, Chad BlackeyStaff representative Download PDF notice hereDownload PDF nomination form here...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 14, 2019

Local 1710 Members at the District of Hudson's Hope - Steward Elections Resul...

Nominations closed November 13, 2019 for election of stewards at the District of Hudson's Hope. Meghan Cryderman has been elected as steward. Please join us in wishing her well in her new position! In solidarity   Angie PanouliasStaff representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

November 13, 2019

Local 1704 - nominations for local executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Recording Secretary Member at Large (1 position) Young Worker Member at Large (1 position) (eligible candidates must be under 30 years of age)   These position will be until the end of the term already in place. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The...

November 13, 2019

City of Fort St. John - Wage Re-opener Ratified - BCGEU

The City of Fort St John bargaining committee is pleased to announce the membership ratified the 2020 wage reopener on November 12th. The committee bargained a wage increase of 2.12% and made the decision to utilize the increase as an equitable hourly increase of 71 cents per hour for all classifications. An updated wage grid will be posted to the website. In solidarity, Kurt Langdon, Bargainin...

November 07, 2019

Atira Tentative Agreement Ratification Meeting & Vote - BCGEU

The union bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement for a new collective agreement has been reached with Atira Property Management. The bargaining committee is conducting ratification meetings on the following dates: DATE:     Tuesday, November 19, 2019 TIME:      10 a.m. to 6 p.m. PLACE:   The Hazelwood - 344 East Hastings Street DATE:     Wednesday, November 20, 2...

November 06, 2019

Steward Nominations for Lake City Casino Vernon - BCGEU

Please be advised there are nine available positions for worksite steward at Lake City Casino Vernon. The Union is extending the deadline for nominations until November 19, 2019. BCGEU shop stewards are the front line workers' representatives in the workplace and are the best conduit of communication between members and the union office. Stewards provide a vital role in keeping the union office...

November 06, 2019

Cariboo Regional District Steward Elections - BCGEU

Please be advised that the BCGEU General Services, Component 17 is holding Steward Elections for members. Nomination form is attached. Nominations will be open from November 6, 2019 to December 6, 2019 at midnight. At the end of the 30 day nomination period please forward the completed nomination form to the Cariboo Area office via fax 250-392-5582 or email area06@bcgeu.ca . What do stewards do...

November 06, 2019

Hudson's Hope Steward Elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are open as of Wednesday, November 6, 2019. To be elected are: 1 Steward Please ensure a copy of this notice, and the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace. Nominations will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to:   BCGEU Peace River Area Office1...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...

October 31, 2019

Component 17 Members at BC Housing – Maintenance Division Re: Bargaining Upda...

Happy Halloween!  This fall we have been working hard at negotiating the non-monetary proposals and preparing the monetary proposals. We understand that wages are a concern for all our members. Therefore, your Bargaining Committee has done a comprehensive job comparison and thorough job evaluation review. We are now hoping to reach agreement on the remaining non-monetary proposals and table the...

October 31, 2019

City of Fort St. John - tentative agreement - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce we have reached a tentative agreement for the January 1, 2020 wage increase. Ratification sessions will be held on November 12th at the BCGEU Peace River Area Office. We will stagger the information sessions in order to accommodate all work schedules. Group information sessions will be held at: 12:003:006:00 If you are unable to attend one of the...

October 30, 2019

Idexx Reference Laboratories Ltd. Ratification Results - BCGEU

The union is pleased to announce that the membership has ratified the tentative agreement with 100% in favour of the agreement. Now that the agreement has been ratified, the parties will now work on formalizing the language in a new draft of the agreement and implement it operationally. The employer will be making application to the BC Target Benefit Plan as part of this process and the union w...

October 29, 2019

Municipal Pension Plan survey – looking for your input - BCGEU

Are you a retired member of the Municipal Pension Plan or an active member within five years of retirement? The plan's Board of Trustees is considering changes to the post-retirement extended health and dental benefits plan. We want to hear from members, so informed decisions can be made. Share your feedback on the post-retirement extended health and dental benefits that are most important to y...