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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

September 14, 2016

BC Milk Marketing Board - Stewards Results

The recent call for stewards has resulted in the following being acclaimed. Lori Sharpe Should you have any questions regarding your collective agreement, please feel free to contact Lori. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Lori and wish her success in this latest endeavour. In solidarity Sarah Georgetti Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/...

September 13, 2016

Idexx Reference Laboratories - Steward & Joint Labour Management/Contact Info...

Please be advised that following the recent nomination process, the following members have been acclaimed: Stewards Danielle Gates                                email:  dlmgates@gmail.com Trever Garrett                                email:  trever_garrett@hotmail.com As well, Daryl Arlitt  remains as a steward. Daryl Arlitt                                      email: tumpass@msn.com Ple...

September 12, 2016

BC Makes Little Progress on Public Service Diversity Gap

Visible minorities and Indigenous people are still dramatically underrepresented in the B.C. public service, according to the province’s latest report on workforce diversity. Read more...

September 09, 2016

BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace Course

To:       To all Occupational Health and Safety Committee Representatives in Area 03                and Local Chairs Re:       BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace   The “Women’s Health and Safety in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Lower Mainland area office at Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver on Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4...

September 08, 2016

Compass Cavell Gardens Bargaining Committee Results

To:        All Local 1703 BCGEU Members at Compass Cavell Gardens Re:        Bargaining Committee Results   Compass Cavell Garden workers have elected Floriza Tuya as their Bargaining Committee Chair, and Filipinas Laron and Maribel Madriaga as the members of the Bargaining Committee.  These representatives will be meeting with the Employer to bargain your new contract. Negotiation of your ...

September 07, 2016

Local 1708 Picnic in the Park

The BCGEU Component 17 Executive invites all Area 1708 members and their family to join us for a picnic in the park.       Date:   Friday, September 16, 2016     Time:   4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Location:  Rotary Park, City of Cranbrook   Please join us for a BBQ hamburger or hot dog and the fixings. Component 17 Executive will be attending and would like the opportunity to meet with you. ...

September 04, 2016

Celebrating Labour Day 2016

As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community. Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.  We’ve grown tre...

September 01, 2016

1712 Members at the Crest Hotel, Prince Rupert BC - Worksite Steward

We are pleased to announce that Alexandre Chavanne-Wallace has been acclaimed as the new steward for the Crest Hotel, Prince Rupert. If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your collective agreement, please feel free to contact your steward. In solidarity Michele Freethy Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP  

August 29, 2016

Idexx Steward & Joint Labour Management Information 

To:            BCGEU Members at Idexx Reference Laboratories Re:            Steward & Joint Labour Management/Contact Information   Please be advised that following the recent nomination process, the following members have been acclaimed:   Stewards Danielle Gates                    phone:  604.444.3472             email:  dimgates@gmail.com Trever Garrett                    phone:  ...

August 23, 2016

Members At Hard Rock Casino - Bargaining Committee Election Results!

Balloting is now completed and the following members have been elected to represent our membership at Hard Rock Casino: Bargaining Committee Chairperson Darko Petrovski Bargaining Committee members Tony Kashani - Culinary and Shipper/Receiver Kevin Da Silva - Security and Security Supervisors Jen Stebbing - Guest Services Representatives Mike Dove - Dealers/Supervisors/Boxmen Brian Middleton ...

August 23, 2016

Members at Town of Gibsons - Update on Bargaining

Meet with your bargaining committee The Union bargaining committee has started pre-bargaining. We have already met for 3 days and have another 2 days scheduled for the week of August 22.   We would like the opportunity to meet with the members and are therefore hosting a drop in on August 24 from 11:30 am to 1:45 pm in the Town Council Chambers.   Please take your lunch break and come in and...