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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 18, 2023

BCGEU Strongly Denounces Hate-Fueled Anti-Trans Attacks - BC General Employee...

Many of you will have heard about rallies planned across the country this week which look to further anti-trans hate speech. The B.C General Employees' Union (BCGEU) vehemently condemns the upcoming wave of hate rallies slated to occur under the misleading banner of #1millionmarch4children on September 20. These rallies represent an alarming assault on the 2SLGBTQI+ community. Our families, chi...

September 13, 2023

New report demonstrates vacancy control is a common-sense policy urgently nee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2023New report demonstrates vacancy control is a common-sense policy urgently needed to address housing crisis BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) today released Evaluating Prospects for Vacancy Control Policy in B.C.'s Housing Affordability Crisis, a comprehensive assessment of vacancy control policy (where re...

September 06, 2023

Vancity bargaining Committee - Elections opened Friday September 1, 2023 - BC...

Friends, A reminder that elections for the two CMS positions and one Visa position to the Vancity Bargaining Committee opened on Friday, September 1. The following members have been nominated:CMS: Andrew Becket BioCMS: Ria WebsterVisa: Nathaniel Prakash BioCMS: Samantha Moskie BioVisa: Susan Adams BioThe 2 CMS candidates and 1 Visa candidate with the most votes will join Norman Mah, Jason Lin, ...

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...