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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

February 02, 2024

City of Fort St John Bargaining - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce we will be meeting with your Employer from March 4 through to March 8, 2024 to resume negotiations. Staff Representative Lindsay Decraene is currently out of office on an unexpected leave. Due to this absence the Union has assigned Staff Representative Angie Panoulias to continue the negotiations process. We will ensure to keep you updated as tal...

January 24, 2024

Great Canadian Casinos Inc. (Elements Casino Victoria) - Security - Election ...

With your collective agreement about to expire, nominations are now open for the positions on the Union's bargaining committee. Three (3) committee member positions are open (Chair, plus two bargaining committee members). No previous experience in negotiations is required to be a member of the Bargaining Committee, but you must have a signed membership application card on file with the Union i...

January 18, 2024

Area 04 Education Opportunity - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee wishes you a very Happy and Prosperous 2024. We appreciate that we all have busy lives, but we are asking for your input by filling out this survey https://form.123formbuilder.com/6595892/area-04-cross-component. One of the purposes of the committee is to provide education and events for BCGEU members in our area. We have a number of events planned for this...

January 16, 2024

All BCGEU local 1704 members - Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Em...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Recording Secretary Member at Large Young Worker   The term ends January 2025.Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.   The deadline for nominations is: Tuesday, January 30, 2024, 5:00pm   If there...

January 15, 2024

VANCITY BARGAINING SURVEY IS LIVE - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Friends, Embedded in this bulletin is the link for the bargaining survey designed to identify your key priorities. The deadline for completion is 4:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2024. Survey Link here The survey is the start of identifying your, the members, priorities in your renewed collective agreement. Please take the time to tell us what those are by completing the survey. If you know a BCG...

January 12, 2024

BC Housing members - Sick Pay - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

  On January 9,2024, an FYI was sent out to you regarding BC Housing following the Employment Standards Act (ESA) regulation that requires employers in British Columbia to provide up to five 100% paid sick days. This prompted a Step 1 Grievance meeting with the Employer on January 10, 2024. At the Step 1 meeting, your Union was informed that the Employer is committed to and is currently working...