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.
On November 8 we, as Canadians, honor and celebrate the great contributions and sacrifices that Aboriginal peoples have made in defending Canada during times of war. Aboriginal veterans have participated in all major wars since the war of 1812 and enlist at a higher proportion than any other group in Canada.
For many, enlisting presented many challenges such as learning English, leaving the...
The union became aware that 'Letter of Intent #2' was not being applied to casual employees while working at a unionized worksite at Vancity. This meant that casual employees were not having their hourly rate adjusted to cover the deduction of union dues.
This resulted in the union submitting a grievance on behalf of all members at Vancity.
We have reached a prejudicial settlement with the em...
BCGEU members at River Rock perform important work for both customers and the Employer. Unfortunately, many have expressed frustration that they are often asked to perform work that is unrelated to their position, and that their job descriptions are out of date
To best represent members at the bargaining table, your committee needs some up-to-date information that we can take back to the Emplo...
To: All BCGEU Local 1702 Stewards
Re: 1-Day ENHANCED STEWARD TRAINING
Bring your Questions! Build Your Skills! Have Fun!
Don’t you deserve a day to feel appreciated for the work you do representing your co-workers as a BCGEU Steward.
Did you know that you have an entire group of people with Union experience and expertise who want to help/mentor you in your steward role?
COMPONENT: General Services
DATE & TIME: November 9th - 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
November 10th – 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
PLACE: BCGEU Cranbrook Area Office
46 7th Avenue South
Come and join in on the conversation, grab some swag and food!
Download PDF of notice he...
A bargaining committee is required for the next round of Bargaining. Nominations are now open for two positions on the Bargaining Committee: Bargaining Committee Chairperson, plus one bargaining committee member. An Alternate to the Bargaining Committee will also be elected from this nomination process. A member may be nominated for either position or for both positions. If elected as Chairpers...
To: All BCGEU Members at River Rock Casino Resort
Re: Bargaining Update
Your Bargaining Committee resumed negotiations with your Employer on October 17th. Multiple days were spent at the table, and your committee is pleased to advise that progress has been made.
The Union and the Employer have agreed to arbitration language that will become part of River Rock's first collective a...
TO: All BCGEU Members of the District of Hudson's Hope
COMPONENT: General Services
DATE: November 7th, 2016
TIME: 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Hudson's Hope Arena
10010 Arena Rd, Hudson's Hope, BC V0C 1V0
Question and Answer Session
General Membership Info...
Recently there have been changes to the Cariboo Regional District Bargaining Committee. Member Genny Hilliard has stepped down from the committee therefore the complete Bargaining Committee is as follows:
Arnold Jenner – Bargaining Committee Chairperson
Tracy Bartsch – Bargaining Committee Member
Jody Stratton – Bargaining Committee Member
Sonja Ramsay – Alternate Bargaining Committee Memb...