All BCGEU offices are open. Members who wish to attend at a BCGEU office must follow BCGEU Safety Protocols which include proof of vaccination and wearing a face mask in all common areas.
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.
To: All 1704 BCGEU Members at Vancity – Branch 70 Morgan Crossing
15795 Croydon Drive, Surrey
Re: Steward Nomination (1 position)
Nominations are now open for 1 position for a steward at your worksite, and will close January 4, 2017.
The steward is the face of the union at your worksite.
Some of the roles of the steward are:
To enforce the collective agreement and...
D-day is here!!
On November 30th the names of over 2800 designated Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) representatives will disappear from the BCGEU database. Locals should ensure their confirmed choices for new or reappointed OHS representatives are submitted to their area offices before this date. If OHS appointments are not completed for each worksite, OSH representatives will not have ...
Sisters and Brothers
Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative Collective Agreement.
The Committee is pleased with the positive changes and improvements that have been negotiated.
We would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to the membership for their support and participation in this important process.
Please feel free to contact yo...
Early in October, Haiti was hit by Hurricane Matthew, causing more damage to an island still recovering from the earthquake of 2010. As part of the Public Services International (PSI) relief campaign, the BCGEU sent a contribution to help with community rebuilding. The relief will go to trade union members and their families directly. For more information on the campaign, visit the PSI Hurrican...
Nominations are now open for the North Peace Cultural Centre for the following positions:
Two Bargaining Committee Members
Nominations will close on Friday, December 23, 2016, and are to be faxed, mailed, emailed or hand delivered to:
BCGEU Peace River Area Office
10251 – 100th Street
Fort St. John BC V1J 3Y8
Fax: (250) 785-0048 or 1-800-946-0255
Nomination forms are atta...
We send this bulletin to update the membership about the Collective Bargaining process between the Union and the District of Hudson's Hope.
We are pleased to announce the District of Hudson's Hope Council has ratified the tentative settlement.
Details of the proposed settlement will be released at a ratification meeting, being held at the District Office downstairs boardroom at 12:00 (noon), ...
Your Cross Component Committee is sponsoring a bowling night for all BCGEU Young Workers in Area 02 – North Island plus a guest. There will be 4 door prizes drawn throughout the night. Please note travel expenses will not be covered by Cross Component Committee.
Date: Friday, December 16, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Snacks at 7:30 p.m., Bowling starts at 8:00 p.m...
COMPONENT: General Services
DATE: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
TIME: 5:00 p.m. – General Meeting
5:30 p.m. – Executive Meeting
PLACE: BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office
106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo
Please come out and meet your BCGEU Local 1702 Executives and br...
To: All BCGEU Members at River Rock Casino Resort
Re: Bargaining Set To Resume
Your Bargaining Committee is set to head back to the negotiation table with the Employer on November 24th. Multiple dates have been scheduled up until December 2nd. We remain committed to updating you on our progress.
The committee would also like to take this opportunity to thank all River Rock member...
To: All BCGEU members, Local 1710, District of Hudson's Hope
Re: Bargaining Update
Sisters and Brothers:
We are pleased to report that after three productive and respectful days of negotiation with your Employer last week, we were able to reach a tentative agreement.
The Bargaining Committee is pleased with the results and are recommending acceptance of the terms.
Today we honor and reflect on the sacrifice that those in our armed forces have made to protect our country and the freedoms we all enjoy. We also must not forget the sacrifices made by men and women in our armed forces in protecting other countries.
Remembrance Day commemorates the anniversary of the end of World War I. Since then Canada has been involved in many conflicts and peacekeepi...
On behalf of the 70,000 workers of the BCGEU, and as a parent myself, I want to congratulate the BC Teachers' Federation on their courage and determination in standing up for the children of this province. The BCTF was right to push back on the provincial government's attempts to decide by themselves what a classroom looks like. It's great news that the BCTF finally won the right to include cla...
By Stephanie Smith & Damian Kettlewell
Love it or hate it, public retailing of non-medical marijuana is coming.
With that in mind, the most socially responsible way to sell it in B.C. is through our existing public and private liquor stores.
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals took office in October 2015, they did so with a host of mandates from Canadians. Former prime minister...