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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

January 31, 2017

Local 1702 Meeting And Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention

COMPONENT:   General Services LOCAL:             1702 DATE:              Thursday, March 9, 2017 TIME:               General Meeting – 5:30 p.m. PLACE:             Union Bay Credit Union                         313 McLeod Road, Union Bay   Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention – June 14th-17th, 2017   Every member of Local 1702 is encouraged to consider running for election to b...

January 30, 2017

Hard Rock Casino - Bargaining Begins!!!

To:     All BCGEU Members at Hard Rock Casino Re:     Bargaining Begins!!!   Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that negotiations for Hard Rock's first ever collective agreement began with your Employer on January 24th . Talks took place over the course of three days, and though discussions were spirited, and tense at times, they remained civil, with both sides exchanging a larg...

January 30, 2017

Bargaining Committee Elections for Local 1710, City of Fort St. John

To:        All BCGEU members, Local 1710, City of Fort St. John Re:        NOTICE OF BARGAINING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS   Nominations are now open for the City of Fort St. John Bargaining Committee for the following positions: One Bargaining Committee Chair Four Bargaining Committee Members Nominations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, and are to be faxed, mailed, emailed o...

January 26, 2017

Local 1707/1709 meeting

DATE: February 20, 2017 TIME: 5:30 pm PLACE: BCGEU Area Office             1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna   AGENDA Call for resolutions to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitution Convention (June 14-17, 2017); Nomination and Election of Delegates to the BCGEU Triennial Convention; 3 Delegates 3 Alternates Available BCGEU Education; Young Worker Opportunities; What it means to run for Bargaini...

January 26, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...

January 25, 2017

Compass Support Services, Cavell Gardens - Important union membership meeting

A bargaining unit meeting for all employees of Compass Support Services, Cavell Gardens has been scheduled.  Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Place: Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC The purpose of this meeting is to elect additional bargaining committee members and to answer any questions you may have regarding the bargaining process.  ...

January 24, 2017

Local 1705 Meeting and call for nominations for the 50th BCGEU Triennial Cons...

COMPONENT:  General Services LOCAL:           1705 DATE:             Friday, March 17, 2017 TIME:             5:00 p.m. PLACE:           BCGEU Area Office – 158 Oriole Rd (Back Entrance) Please rsvp to mikecool68@hotmail.com by Noon March 16, 2017   AGENDA CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS FOR THE 50th BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14-17, 2017, in Vancouver. CALL FOR NOM...

January 24, 2017

River Rock 赌场的全体 BCGEU 会员

日期:     2017 年 01 月 20 日 致:     River Rock 赌场的全体 BCGEU 会员 议题:    谈判恢复/信息更新   对于River Rock谈判委员会来说,新的一年开始是积极的。 与雇主的集体协议谈判已于1月10日、12日和13日恢复。会谈气氛活跃,大家都彼此尊重的,并在最近一轮谈判中取得了很大的进展。 工作岗位启事发布的语言描述对谈判委员会特别重要。他们希望在你们的第一个集体协议中清楚地说明。通过谈判调查,您已经向工会明确地表示了希望有一个公平、明确的刊登工作岗位启事的程序,最重要的是如何填补工作岗位。您的委员会所提出的语言描述就是针对这个问题。我们对双方在新的工作岗位语言描述方面将很快达成一致意见保持乐观态度。 双方还在讨论资历的语言描述以及详细的裁员和召回程序方面花了相当多的时间。同样,都是关于公平性和清晰性的问题。您的委员会想要通...

January 24, 2017

Bargaining Update for Members at Town of Gibsons

To:      All BCGEU Members at Town of Gibsons Re:      Bargaining Update   Bargaining dates for 2017 have been confirmed for January 26 and 27, 2017. The Bargaining Committee is hopeful that these consecutive days of bargaining should assist the Parties in reaching a tentative deal to bring to the membership for a ratification vote. The Bargaining Committee wants to acknowledge the support f...

January 24, 2017

Bargaining Update for Members at District of Sechelt

To:    All BCGEU Members at District of Sechelt Re:    Bargaining Update   Bargaining dates for 2017 have been confirmed for January 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2017. The Bargaining Committee is hopeful that four consecutive days of bargaining should assist the Parties in reaching a tentative deal to bring to the membership for a ratification vote. The Bargaining Committee wants to acknowledge the su...