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.


February 06, 2017

Nominations Open for Local Executive

The Local Chairperson has declared  nominations open for the following positions on the Local 1704 Executive: 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Member at Large (2 positions) Youth Member at Large These positions are for the remainder of a three year term ending in the Spring of 2018. Information on the duties of these positions are available on the BCGEU Website. Those seeking the nominatio...

February 02, 2017

District of Sechelt - Tentative Deal Reached

The bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative deal has been reached with the District.  You are welcome to join the bargaining committee at a "drop-in" ratification meeting to ask questions and vote on February 9, 2017 at the Rockwood Centre, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt, BC from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. You can also vote by requesting a ballot and a declaration ballot from one...

February 01, 2017

Local 1704 meeting - convention

DATE: Monday March 6, 2017 TIME: Local Meeting 6:30 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU Fraser Valley Union Centre             8555 – 198A Street, Langley Twp, V2Y 0A9   AGENDA *CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14 – 17, 2017, in Vancouver* 1.    Election of Delegates and Alternates to Convention (Nomination Form attached) If you are i...

January 31, 2017

Local 1702 Meeting And Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention

COMPONENT:   General Services LOCAL:             1702 DATE:              Thursday, March 9, 2017 TIME:               General Meeting – 5:30 p.m. PLACE:             Union Bay Credit Union                         313 McLeod Road, Union Bay   Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention – June 14th-17th, 2017   Every member of Local 1702 is encouraged to consider running for election to b...

January 30, 2017

Hard Rock Casino - Bargaining Begins!!!

To:     All BCGEU Members at Hard Rock Casino Re:     Bargaining Begins!!!   Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that negotiations for Hard Rock's first ever collective agreement began with your Employer on January 24th . Talks took place over the course of three days, and though discussions were spirited, and tense at times, they remained civil, with both sides exchanging a larg...

January 30, 2017

Bargaining Committee Elections for Local 1710, City of Fort St. John

To:        All BCGEU members, Local 1710, City of Fort St. John Re:        NOTICE OF BARGAINING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS   Nominations are now open for the City of Fort St. John Bargaining Committee for the following positions: One Bargaining Committee Chair Four Bargaining Committee Members Nominations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, and are to be faxed, mailed, emailed o...

January 26, 2017

Local 1707/1709 meeting

DATE: February 20, 2017 TIME: 5:30 pm PLACE: BCGEU Area Office             1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna   AGENDA Call for resolutions to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitution Convention (June 14-17, 2017); Nomination and Election of Delegates to the BCGEU Triennial Convention; 3 Delegates 3 Alternates Available BCGEU Education; Young Worker Opportunities; What it means to run for Bargaini...

January 26, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...