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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

May 13, 2021

SECRETARY LEVEL 3 - Organizing (Temporary) - BCGEU

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 13, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. Term of assignment is up to 5 months or return of incumbent.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  Duties will include: proces...

May 07, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Lake City Casinos (Gateway Casinos) - Nominations for La...

It is time for our members working at Lake City Casinos in Penticton, Vernon, Kelowna and Kamloops to nominate candidates to become your new BCGEU bargaining committee.There are four spots available, and each casino will be represented by one member. Bargaining Committee Member, four positions (one of whom will be the Chairperson)  Kamloops jobsite – one position Penticton jobsite – one p...

May 05, 2021

COVID Update - BCGEU

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, our understanding of the virus is rapidly evolving. It is now widely recognized that airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 can occur under certain conditions. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recently updated its guidance to acknowledge that SARS-CoV- 2 is spread through aerosols (smaller droplets that can hang in the air for periods of time).1 Further...

May 03, 2021

Occupational Health and Safety Representatives for Atira Property Management ...

Hello Everyone,Your Employer and the Union are looking for members to step up and become Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) representatives. Once appointed by the Union, you will receive 8 hours of training. We are hoping to find one representative for each Atira location/worksite. We have not been able to have meetings for a few months now due to various challenges and, without representativ...

May 03, 2021

Remembering Component 1 member Bikramdeep Randhawa

On behalf of 80,000+ members across the province, the BCGEU offers our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Local 104 member Bikramdeep Randhawa as they grieve his sudden and senseless death on Saturday, May 1st. While the loss of any member under any circumstance is a tragedy, Bikramdeep's youth and the violent, and public nature of his death make this loss harder to b...

April 30, 2021

How the BC Budget affects you – BCGEU analysis

BC Budget Analysis 2021/22Moving in the right direction, but at the wrong speed. On April 20, the BC NDP delivered its first budget and fiscal plan since winning a new majority mandate in the October 2020 general election. More importantly, this was the government's first official budget since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Budget 2021 includes significant funds for em...