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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.
Nominations for theCompass Group Bargaining Committeeclosed, on January 6th, with the following results:Okanagan - Glenn Wallner elected by acclamationFRCC - Roxanne Sankey elected by acclamationSurrey Pre-Trial - Francois Dube elected by acclamationFord Mountain - no nominationsSurrey School Board - no nominationsNanaimo - no nominationsCongratulations to these three members on their succes...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...
To: All BCGEU Local 1710 membersRe: Nominations for Local Executive
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
Second Vice Chairperson
Youth Worker Rep
There are two years remaining in these three year terms. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.
Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that negotiations for a renewal agreement began on Friday, December 16th. We are scheduled to bargain next during the week of January 9th and the following week of January 16th. We will begin by exchanging non-monetary proposals. Eventually, we will get into negotiations about compensation and other monetary issues, and that is where the harder w...
The current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2023 and plans are now underway to return to the bargaining table. First of all, a new Bargaining Committee must be elected.Pursuant to Clause 7.2 in the collective agreement: "A union bargaining committee shall be elected and consist of one representative for each work location from the Surrey Pre-Trial, Surrey School Board, Nanaimo, Ford M...
The nomination period for your worksite Stewards has now closed. Katie Thomas has been acclaimed as Shop Steward for the Town of Gibsons.
The Shop Stewards currently at your worksite are:
Neil J Lynden – Public Works Department
Rick (Terrance) Raymond – Public Works Department
Katie Thomas – Support Staff
If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your coll...
BCGEU Headquarters is on the unceded and shared traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish) & Səlí̓ lwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.