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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

December 03, 2021

Alliance Facility Solutions, Inc. - Bargaining to continue into the New Year ...

Bargaining continued throughout Late October and via Zoom from November 23rd to 25th. We have tabled our monetary proposals, and some non-monetary remain outstanding. We will be meeting again in the New Year. We continue to make headway, albeit at a slow pace. We appreciate your patience as this process unfolds. To help ensure that you receive a copy of future updates, please provide a personal...

December 02, 2021

Vancity members - Pension process abandoned by employer - BC General Employee...

Our union is deeply disappointed to inform you that after working diligently with your employer since mid-2020 to develop your jointly trusteed defined benefit pension plan, Vancity has abandoned their commitment to develop and implement this plan. As a credit union that prides itself on being a values-based institution, this action on the part of Vancity management is hypocritical and shameful...

December 02, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Town of Gibsons - Update on Bargaining - BC General Em...

There will be one more pre-bargaining date with the committee before we sit down for bargaining with the employer.  The bargaining committee would like to offer you an opportunity to join us on a call prior to bargaining and we have set aside December 6 from 12 noon to 2 pm to meet with you via Zoom.  The sign in credentials are:------------------------------Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoo...

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...

November 29, 2021

Election results for the 1st Vice Chairperson on the Local 1701 Executive - B...

As we had advised in a previous communication, the BCGEU had received a nomination for Deanne Terpenning for the position of 1st Vice Chairperson on the Local 1701 Executive.  We sent out a notice to you advising we were going to keep the nomination period open a further three days and it has now closed. No further nominations were received. We are now able to acclaim the only nominee to the po...

November 24, 2021

Servomation - Tip Line in Concessions - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Hello Everyone, It has been brought to the Union's attention that there are concerns regarding the tip line being added to the point of sales system within the Concessions department. The Union and Employer met to discuss how the tips would be divided between members and were unable to come to an agreement, therefore it was agreed to, by both parties, that the topic will need to be discussed fu...

November 22, 2021

Public Service Pension members - Your pension plan: good news to share - BC G...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan announced a decision to use surplus funds in the plan to improve the value of your pension. We wanted to write to you in full support of the decision, and to explain it in clear terms. This decision comes from years of advocacy by your union to improve the value of your pension. In 2018, the pension plan moved to a flat rate of accrual at 1.85% of annual sa...

November 19, 2021

BCGEU phone outage - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Phone service to all BCGEU offices has been restored Last updated - Dec 2, 4:38 p.m. The phone system serving BCGEU offices is now working – the primary phone numbers for all Area Offices, as well as for the Benefits Department, are now functional.  Direct phone numbers to specific staff are not functioning at this time and may change. To reach a specific staff member, please call the main Area...