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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 29, 2023

Seniors’ care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement - BC General Employ...

Seniors' care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement  Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Lynnwood Retirement Residence have ratified their new collective agreement by a vote of 100%.  Over months of negotiations, these workers fought for a living wage that would address the soaring cost of living and put an end to high staff turnover at their facility.  The new ...

June 28, 2023

BC Housing Management Commission - Admin and Clerical - Nominations for Bar...

The current Bargaining Committee Chair Geoff Stedman is beginning a parental leave in July returning in February 2024. We wish Geoff all the best for his time away from work to spend with his family. Geoff’s absence means that we’re opening nominations for a replacement bargaining committee member to attend bargaining while Geoff is away. Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a barg...

June 27, 2023

1701 members at Elements Casino - shop steward election - BC General Employee...

The union received three (3) nominations for shop stewards in Local 1701 at Elements Casino Victoria over the course of the nomination period which ended on June 13, 2023. Online voting will now proceed to elect two (2) new Shop Stewards from the list of three (3) members nominated:  Barbara Van Kerkoerle Nicole Becker Misha McDiarmid  All members should receive an electronic ballot starting ...

June 23, 2023

Compass Group members at Surrey Pre-Trial; Surrey School Board; Nanaimo; Ford...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that the ratification vote is now completed, and you have voted 73.7% in favour of the collective agreement.Thank you for your strong support during the bargaining process. Member PortalPlease remind your coworkers to sign up to get important updates by email and ensure that your contact information is current. If you know a co-worker who is not ge...

June 20, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st

Photo description: Members of the BCGEU Indigenous Advisory Committee in front of the Tlúu Xaadaa Naay Longhouse, Old Masset, Haida Gwaii   National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st Activities marking National Indigenous Peoples Day are held from coast to coast to coast on and around June 21st to commemorate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples...

June 12, 2023

NOTICE OF POLL - Compass Group Ratification Vote and Membership Meeting - BC ...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report we have reached a settlement and we are unanimously recommending you vote YES to ratify the agreement.  The Ratification Documents can be found here.  Ratification Document - Compass Group Nanaimo Ratification Document - Compass Group Surrey Ratification Document - Compass Group Fraser Valley & Okanagan   RATIFICATION VOTEDate:  Wednesday, June...

June 06, 2023

Starlight Ratification Meetings Scheduled - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we announced last week, we have reached a tentative agreement with the employer and we look forward to sharing the details with you. The next step is for the bargaining committee to meet with you at ratification meetings, provide you with a ratification document, and to review the ratification document and answer all your questions before you cast a vote.Ratification MeetingsWe have schedule...