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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.
The bargaining dates set for Nov 18 - 23 have not or will not occur unless something changes. The Union filed a complaint with the Labour Relations Board ("the Board") on November 4 charging that the Employer is failing to bargain in good faith by 1) refusing to respond to a bargaining information request for the Maintenance / Service Division and 2) refusing to meet with the full Union bargain...
We have reached out to the employer and asked them to return to the table in hope that we can negotiate a new tentative agreement to bring to you. We heard from many of you last week at the meetings, and we are taking your feedback into consideration as we prepare for continued talks. However, we also need to be prepared to strike in case we don't reach a new tentative agreement. We will need t...
We wanted to give you an update on our Bargaining preparation. There has been a new Negotiator assigned to work with us, his name is Gary Bennett. We met with Gary via zoom for introductions and to map out our next steps. These discussions take time as the matters are very important to get right.
Your bargaining committee has been speaking with many of you and hopes to talk with many more over ...
The nomination period for your worksite Stewards has now closed. Jenny Rose Bernaldez, Josephina Lieng, Fardad Golkar, Robyn Dhesi have been acclaimed as Shop Stewards at Grand Villa Casino.
Congratulations to your new Shop Stewards!
The Shop Stewards currently at your worksite are:
Ella Ou Yang
BCGEU stands in solidarity with Ontario education workers We condemn the Doug Ford government for their callous attack on 55,000 education workers and their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.On Thursday, they made good on their reckless promise to pass legislation making it illegal for workers to strike and forcing a contract on them. Workers who disobey the ruling will b...
Winter School 2023 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...
BCGEU Headquarters is on the unceded and shared traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish) & Səlí̓ lwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.