Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
COMPONENT 20 - ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONS
Component 20 includes members who work for the B.C. Government engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as those charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment.
As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community.
Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.
We’ve grown tre...
Nominations are open for one (1) position of Shop Stewards to represent members who work for the Archaeology Branch. The one (1) steward will assist existing stewards in representing members.
The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:
Monday, October 3, 2016 by 5:00 pm
Nomination forms may be submitted by email to [email protected] or by fax, Attn: Jenny Ewing at 25...
Dear Sisters and Brothers,
I am pleased to advise you that BCGEU Local 2002 Chairperson, Thierry Rouget , will be visiting at the end of August, 2016 to meet with members, introduce himself, and discuss any issues you may have.
4885 Cherry Creek Rd, Port Alberni August 30, 2016 11:45 a.m.
2080 A Labieux Rd, Nanaimo August 31, 2016 11:30 a.m.
DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
PLACE: 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops
Snacks will be provided at this meeting, please RSVP to [email protected] to ensure there is enough food.
• Regular Order of Business
• Worksite Reports
• Provincial Executive & Component Executive Updates
Please Notify George Buis ([email protected]) PRIOR to the meet...
An update from the BC Pension Corporation:
The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.
Your Pension, Your Future
It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...
DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2016
PLACE: BCGEU Peace River Area Office
10251 100th Street
Fort St. John
ALL 2010 MEMBER ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME!
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE
• Upcoming Executive Election
• News and updates from Component
Sisters and Brothers
As you may recall, the Employer issued an "interim direction to staff" early in the fire season. The union did not agree that the direction met the terms of the Collective Agreement. Therefore, we filed a grievance. We met with BC Wildfire Services (BCWS) on August 9th to assist in modification of the noted document. The new document, which will be released shortly, is en...
DATE: Thursday, September 8, 2016
TIME: 5:00 p.m.
PLACE: Diane L Wood Union Centre,
Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU
500 Quebec St, Prince George
Everyone welcome to attend – if you are in the outlying areas, please see note below to find out how to join via conference call.