The BCGEU continues to plan for a full re-opening of all its offices beginning Monday, March 28, 2022. Members will be able to access the offices without an appointment but will be subject to BCGEU Safety Protocols which currently include providing proof of full vaccination (your QR code will need to be scanned) and wearing a mask in all common areas of the office (hallways, washrooms, lunchrooms, meeting rooms, etc.).
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.
Ergonomics is the science of adapting the workplace to the worker and the product to the user.
You are at risk of developing musculoskeletal injuries (MSI) when you carry out work without first considering how the workplace suits you. This can lead to disabling conditions if not recognized and treated in the early stages. The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Sections 4.46 – 4.53, re...
Nominations for your Local Executive for Recording Secretary closed April 14, 2016.
Here is your Local 1710 Executive:
Chairperson: Kurt Langdon
1st Vice Chairperson: Darrel Chorney
2nd Vice Chairperson: John MacGillivray
Treasurer: Kevin Collins
Recording Secretary: ...
Sisters and Brothers,
Over the last three days, we met with your Employer to begin negotiations for the renewal of your collective agreement.
Both parties tabled their proposals and worked diligently to get through them. We have successfully proceeded through a number of housekeeping and non-monetary items.
There are a number of items still outstanding.
We have scheduled further dates on Ma...
The Area 04 Cross Component Committee presents an evening workshop on the duty to accommodate, medical notes and return to work.
This workshop will cover general information about the employer's duty to accommodate members who, because of a disability require accommodation in their job position or duties.
Date: May 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fraser Valley Area Office
The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Networker team had their initial meeting in January. The 21 BCGEU members appointed to the team are from all areas of the province. One of their first tasks is to contact BCGEU OHS committee representatives to let them know about upcoming training opportunities.
The Networkers are also busy calling OHS representatives in their areas to determine if the...
BCGEU is accepting nominations for one additional steward to represent members working at GIS Workplace Solutions Inc. in Local 1703.
The union is seeking one additional steward for this employer because Brookfield GIS Workplace Solutions Inc. operates without a centralized worksite and existing stewards are spread across the Lower Mainland.
Any union member at Brookfield GIS Workplace Solut...