B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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 18, 2016

River Rock Casino Resort – Culinary only - Bargaining Survey

The BCGEU is looking for your input in preparation for bargaining a first collective agreement. All members in Culinary should complete the questionnaire to bring forward issues for the bargaining table: Download PDF of questionnaire here Download PDF of translated questionnaire here Please fax or email your completed questionnaire to: Facsimile: 604-294-5092 Email: Linsay.Buss@bcgeu.ca   ...

May 16, 2016

All members in Haida Gwaii - Pension Seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important. You will then b...

May 13, 2016

Government Members on Haida Gwaii pension seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important.  You will then ...

May 12, 2016

Local 1703 union meeting

DATE: Monday, June 20, 2016 TIME: 6:30 – 8:00 pm PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room            130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC   AGENDA Introductions Worksite Reports Other Business   Parking – Lower Mainland Area Office o    We have a large underground parkade. If you enter the parkade off of Renfrew, you will be on P2. If you enter the parkade off of Hebb, you can ...

May 12, 2016

Lake View Credit Union meeting

DATE: May 16th, 2016 TIME: 5:15 pm – 7:00 pm PLACE: George Dawson Inn             11705 8th Street, Dawson Creek   AGENDA Bargaining Updates Question and Answer Session General Membership Information *Tumbler Ridge members are welcome to join via teleconference. Call in information to be announced. In solidarity BCGEU Peace River Area Office Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/...

May 12, 2016

Update - Notice of Vacancies for Local 1703 Executive

There are vacancies for the following positions on the Local 1703 Executive: Recording Secretary Member-at-Large – Young Worker (29 years of age or younger) The term is up to three years. Recording Secretary -    assists Local chairperson with responsibilities -    with the chair, sets meeting dates and develops agendas -    is responsible for all meeting notices and minutes -    reports...

May 09, 2016

Notice of vacancies for Local 1703 executive

There are vacancies for the following positions on the Local 1703 Executive: Recording Secretary Member-at-Large – Young Worker (29 years of age or younger) The term is up to three years. Recording Secretary -    assists Local chairperson with responsibilities -    with the chair, sets meeting dates and develops agendas -    is responsible for all meeting notices and minutes -    reports...

May 09, 2016

Lake View Credit Union update of bargaining

Sisters and Brothers We met with your Employer on May 6th to continue negotiations.  We were unable to achieve a tentative agreement, and the employer walked away from the bargaining table late Friday cancelling our scheduled May 7th bargaining date. We are at odds with the employer on a number of significant items. Specifically the Employer continues to push several concessions. We have att...

May 06, 2016

Westview Agencies Ltd

DATE: May 25, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Town Centre Hotel             4660 Joyce Ave, Powell River AGENDA Welcome to the BCGEU! Election of Bargaining Chairperson Election of Bargaining Committee Review of Bargaining Questionnaires Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

May 06, 2016

First Credit Union and First Insurance Services Ltd. meeting

DATE: May 24, 2016 TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. PLACE: Town Centre Hotel             4660 Joyce Ave, Powell River AGENDA Election of Bargaining Chairperson Election of Bargaining Committee Review of Bargaining Questionnaires Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

May 04, 2016

BCGEU president’s statement re: Fort McMurray wildfire & $50k donation

NEW: The BCGEU has made a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross towards relief efforts. Like you, I’ve been watching the images and video footage from wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta. It’s heartbreaking to see. The lives of those affected have been changed forever. We know some of our BCGEU members have loved ones and friends who’ve been impacted by the evacuation of a staggerin...

May 02, 2016

BC Federation of Labour "Stress in the Workplace" Course

The “Understanding and Preventing Stress in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Castlegar area office on Friday June 3, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course is designed to help identify stressors such as job demands, job control, lack of support, organization styles, bullying and lac...

May 02, 2016

Area 05 Stewards Educational Seminar – Pension Workshop

The Area 05 Cross Component Committee is pleased to invite you for a free education session regarding a Pension Workshop. This educational session will be useful for all BCGEU members who want more information related to Pensions and Pension Plans.     WHERE: Kamloops Area Office                    158 Oriole Road, Kamloops                   After hours entrance at right rear of building.    ...

April 28, 2016

Member Update - April 27, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith provides an update on some of the important events and initiatives the BCGEU is involved with in April and May.