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

June 05, 2018

Call for Nominations for Best Western Kings Inn Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

With your collective agreement soon to expire, we are still looking for members working at the Best Western Kings Inn to nominate candidates to represent your worksite as part of the BCGEU Hospitality Industrial Relations bargaining committee.  Bargaining Committee MemberBest Western Kings Inn – one position You can nominate, or accept nomination, only for the bargaining committee position ava...

June 01, 2018

Locals 1705 & 1707 Gateway Lake City - Notice of Poll - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E V O T E   A Strike Vote will be conducted on:           DATE:          Tuesday, June 5th thru Thursday, June 7th, 2018           TIME:            9:00 AM to 8:00 PM every day LOCATIONS:         Kamloops - Coast Kamloops,                                1250 Rogers Way (in the Columbia room)                                Vernon - Village Green Hotel,                   ...

May 29, 2018

New Bargaining Dates at Gateway Starlight - BCGEU

Good news: after we applied substantial legal pressure, Gateway finally agreed to new bargaining dates. We filed a Bargaining in Bad Faith complaint on May 15, 2018 with the Labour Relations Board based on the employer's failure to provide bargaining dates and using Lake City bargaining as an excuse not to bargain at either Grand Villa or Starlight. As a result, we will be bargaining with the e...

May 29, 2018

New Bargaining Dates at Gateway Grand Villa - BCGEU

Good news: after we applied substantial legal pressure, Gateway finally agreed to new bargaining dates. We filed a Bargaining in Bad Faith complaint on May 15, 2018 with the Labour Relations Board based on the employer's failure to provide bargaining dates and using Lake City bargaining as an excuse not to bargain at either Grand Villa or Starlight. As a result, we will be bargaining with the e...

May 29, 2018

Executive donation to Red Cross for flood relief - BCGEU

From April through June 2017, catastrophic flooding devastated parts of the Okanagan, Kootenay and Shuswap regions forcing thousands of British Columbians from their homes. According to the BC Flood and Wildfire Review released last month, the estimated cost of flood response in 2017 was more than $73 million. Just a year later, while many families and communities are still dealing with the aft...

May 28, 2018

Elections For Local 1705 Executive - BCGEU

The nomination period for local 1705 closed on May 25, 2018. The following position has been acclaimed:  Leigha Bonthoux was acclaimed as Member-at-Large Your Local 1705 Executive is: Local Chairperson: Mike Schmidt1st Vice Chair: Ed LaLonde2nd Vice Chair: Teri WalchTreasurer: VacantRecording Secretary:VacantMember-at-Large: Leigha BonthouxMember-at-Large – Young Worker: Vacant Congratulations...

May 25, 2018

BCGEU applauds provincial investment in 1,500 new housing units for women fle...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) applauds today's announcement by the provincial government that it will build 1,500 new supportive housing units throughout the province for women and children fleeing violence. Over the next 10 years, government will invest $734 million to build this much-needed housing which includes transition houses, safe homes, second-stage and long-te...

May 23, 2018

City of Fort St Johns Sick Bank - BCGEU

We would like to introduce you to the current City of Fort St. John Sick Bank Committee: Charlene Jackson Naomi Gallant Tawnya Phillips Ashley Murphey – alternate  Thank you to all those who expressed interest! Angie Panoulias, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of this notice here  UWU/MoveUP

May 23, 2018

Local 1701 - Nomination for Local Executive May 2018 - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the position of Chairperson on the local executive. The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities of the Chair is available from your area office. In addition, the following positions remain open for nomination: Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Young Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activit...

May 22, 2018

Vancity Branch 10 Steward Election Results - BCGEU

Steward elections for Branch 10 closed on May 21st at 5PM. The following members were elected to represent their fellow workers in the worksite.  Rose Archie Abdul Zahir  Please join us in wishing them both well in their new position, and in thanking all the candidates that put their names forward. In solidarity Megan McKinneyStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

May 18, 2018

Nomination for Local 1705 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Treasurer Recording Secretary 2 Members-at-Large: one member-at-large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger)    The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominatio...