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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

June 14, 2022

All Area 01 BCGEU Members 2022 Pride Day Parade and Festival - BC General Emp...

The BCGEU is committed to advancing equity and human rights for everyone. Please come out and support the 2022 Pride Day Parade and Festival! Look for the Victoria Labour Council and BCGEU Banner! Join the Pride Festival at MacDonald Park in James Bay after the parade (starting at 11 a.m.) for an afternoon of festivities with live bands, children's entertainment, community groups,  drag perfo...

June 13, 2022

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction...

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction targets BCGEU celebrates strong first shareholder vote at Brookfield Asset Management AGM after launching ambitious climate action campaign BURNABY – At the annual meeting of shareholders, over 17% of Brookfield (TSX:BAM.A) Class A shareholders voted in favour of a shareholder proposal asking Brookfield to have its la...

June 09, 2022

Strike Vote: FINAL WEEK! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Thanks to the incredible work of stewards and worksite contacts, thousands of BCGEU members have already cast ballots in the public service strike vote. The deadline to vote is next week. If you haven't voted yet, can we count on you to vote as soon as possible?Why vote "YES"?A strong strike mandate sends a clear message that members are united behind our bargaining committee's demand for cost ...

June 08, 2022

1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Work...

  1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Workers, including at Quebec-Based Warehouse and Distribution Centres Canada's largest dollar store faced a shareholder vote from the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), earning backing from major investors BURNABY – Today, shareholders at Dollarama voted 18% in favour of a shareholder proposal asking the company to...

June 07, 2022

Members at Canada / British Columbia Business Services Society (Small Busines...

Your latest collective agreement has now been finalized and can be accessed on our website at this link: https://agreements.bcgeu.ca/files/c1ee6933-7eb3-a9a9-22a6-b798b24fb322/0181effa-b619-da39-cd36-8ad6d1d46df5/CBC%20Business%20Services%20Society If you would like a paper copy, please contact your worksite steward, Darren Dunne, or request one from the union office by emailing [email protected]

June 07, 2022

2022 National Union scholarships - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Did you know the BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees? The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is a family of 11 component and three affiliate unions. The BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). Just like the BCGEU, our national union offers its own scholarships program. There are nine scholarsh...

June 02, 2022

All BCGEU members, Local 1710 – Lake View Credit Union June 7, 2022 Member me...

Unfortunately the member update meeting planned for June 7, 2022 is postponed. Your employer has agreed to our request to reschedule bargaining to this fall, dates to be determined. Thank you for your patience in this, we look forward to meeting with you in the fall and resuming our bargaining scheduling. For any questions please contact your Bargaining Committee members or myself. In solidarit...

June 02, 2022

All Local 1703 BCGEU Members at Servomation Bargaining Update - BC General E...

We wanted to update you on the work we have been doing on behalf of all members at Servomation.The bargaining committee has met several times to prepare for negotiations with the Employer. The committee met with the Employer on February 10, 2022, to get the Concession Tip Line up and running for this season. We also met with the Employer on February 17 & 18, 2022 and have reached an agreeme...

May 31, 2022

BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands...

  BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands BCGEU Shareholder Proposal to $690B giant deemed "reasonably crafted," "warranted," and "flexible." BURNABY – Ahead of the June 10 annual meeting of shareholders, influential proxy advisor Glass Lewis has endorsed the B.C. General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) shareholder proposal at Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BA...

May 26, 2022

SEM Resort Temporary changes to payment for staff in Housekeeping and Food & ...

Please find attached a copy of the notice prepared by St Eugene Resort Management, outlining coming temporary changes to payment for staff in Housekeeping and Food & Beverage departments at your worksite. These changes will be applied to both existing, and new employees in the manner described by the management. The BCGEU has worked with your employer in order to ensure that your rights und...

May 26, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Grand Villa Casino - REMINDER: Ratification Voting and I...

Reminder – Please make sure you stop by today as it’s the final day for the ratification meetings and voting. Managers will work to allow you some time to attend the meetings, you must connect with your manager to ensure you get the time to leave the floor. If any problems getting off the floor please let a committee member know Todays Ratification and Information session will begin early at 11...

May 25, 2022

REMINDER: Ratification Voting and Information Sessions Today and Tomorrow fo...

Reminder – Please make sure you stop by these important meetings today or tomorrow. Managers will allow you time to come to the meetings and ask any questions you may have. You must connect with your manager to ensure you get the time to leave the floor. If you have any problems getting off the floor please let a Bargaining committee member know. You may vote at the meeting or come back later, ...