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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

August 28, 2023

Vancity Bargaining Committee Elections - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Friends,The BCGEU would like to thank those members who submitted their names for a Bargaining Committee position. The nominations are now closed.The one Centre Administration Payment Systems (CAPS) position, and two Member Services Centre (MSC) positions have been acclaimed. Please join us in congratulating Norman Mah (CAPS), and Jason Lin and Melissa Maan (CMS) as members of the bargaining co...

August 24, 2023

Emergency relief fund available for BCGEU members - BC General Employees' Uni...

These are unprecedented, difficult times. After weeks of the worst wildfire season yet, officials have declared a state of emergency and put in place evacuation orders for thousands of people in the Kelowna, West Kelowna and Shuswap areas.We have many members living in the Okanagan area and other impacted regions of B.C. Our thoughts are with you and your families at this time.As one of B.C.'s ...

August 14, 2023

Letter to MGEU Workers - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Dear MGEU liquor workers, On behalf of the B.C. General Employees' Union, I write to you to share an expression of solidarity as you stand on the line fighting for a new agreement with wages that reflect the rising cost of living. I know that you, and workers across the country, have seen your wages significantly eroded by inflation and that the government offer of a two per cent increase for e...

August 04, 2023

Local 510/11 and Local 1710 - Worksite Visits - August 12, 2023 - BC General ...

To: ALL BCGEU Members – Local 0511/10 and Local 1710 Re: Worksite Visits We are incredibly excited to announce BCGEU Treasurer Paul Finch will be in Fort St John on Saturday August 12, 2023 and would love the opportunity to meet you and answer any questions you may have. He will be attending the worksites noted below along with Local 2010 Chair Drew Ferreira and Steward Erik Fields at the follo...

August 03, 2023

BC Pavilion Corporation (BC PLACE) - Steward Nominations - BC General Employ...

Nominations are now open for 5 (five) steward positions at your worksite and will close at 5:00pm on Thursday, August 17, 2023.Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of stewards are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meeting with management. Listening to co...

August 02, 2023

BC Housing Management - Maintenance/Service & Administrative/Clerical Staff -...

Last week, we had our most recent bargaining session with the Employer, 2 days with Mtc and 2 days with Adm. Despite our best efforts to schedule dates earlier we won't be reconvening until the week of Oct 18. Once we reconvene on Oct 18, 11 days are scheduled for Adm and 14 for Mtc before Christmas.We continue to caucus prior to Oct 18 to finalize our monetary proposals.We've had two departure...