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COMPONENT 5 - RETAIL STORES AND WAREHOUSE

Component 5 includes members who work for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch in retail stores and related warehouse operations.

NEWS & UPDATES

September 21, 2022

Nomination for Local 501 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 2 Member at Large positions 1 Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office or Shannon Dudley, Chairperson Local 501 via email:[email protected]  T...

September 16, 2022

Capital Stewardship Assistant – Research and Interactive Services - BC Gener...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGSeptember 16, 2022    POSITION: CAPITAL STEWARDSHIP ASSISTANT – RESEARCH AND INTERACTIVE SERVICES  GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT  A full-time support staff is required to assist the Capital Stewardship Officer. This position is based in the Research & Interactive Services (RIS) department, located in Burnaby (HQ). DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  T...

September 15, 2022

Public Service ratification bulletin now available, member education forums s...

  It’s here — the comprehensive ratification bulletin we promised. It contains the information you need to understand the tentative agreements (for both the main agreement and your component agreement) with your employer with confidence. These tentative agreements come after nearly eight months of bargaining and historic job action that lasted over two weeks. Click here to download...

September 13, 2022

Public Service Tentative agreement: How did we get here? - BC General Employe...

Since announcing the tentative agreement (TA) on September 6 and distributing the highlights of the TA, bargaining committee members have had many questions about how the general wage increase (GWI) in the TA compares to the employer's proposed GWI that was on the table at the time the strike vote was taken in the spring. We want to clarify that the employer's proposed GWI-the one that prompted...

September 13, 2022

2022 Municipal Elections - Labour Endorsed Candidates - BC General Employees'...

Local government elections are your opportunity to influence decision-making in your community by electing mayors, councilors, regional district directors, school board trustees and other representatives who will take action on issues that matter for working people; issues like affordable housing, inclusive schools, and keeping services public. Polls will be open in every community across the p...

September 09, 2022

Tentative agreement: member update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As promised with the release of the tentative agreement highlights earlier this week, a comprehensive ratification document--including full text of the main agreement and component agreements as well as resources to help members understand the impact of those agreements—will be emailed out to every member of the bargaining unit by the middle of next week. The attached spreadsheet—which illustra...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU Public Service Tentative Agreement Highlights - BC General Employees' U...

Highlights of tentative agreement As promised in yesterday’s bulletin, here are the highlights of the tentative agreement. The full text of the agreement will be available early next week in a ratification document that will explain the details of the tentative agreement and how those changes will impact you and your co-workers. Now that we’ve reached a tentative agreement with your employer, t...

September 06, 2022

BCGEU Public Service Bargaining Committee reaches tentative agreement with Pu...

Following seven months of negotiations and a historic job action lasting over two weeks, your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your employer – B.C.’s Public Service Agency (PSA). This agreement covers you and 33,000 other bargaining unit members working in direct government service.   The committee worked through the weekend on the details and have signed off on the a...

September 01, 2022

BCLDB BCCS #7036 (North Vancouver) - Steward Results - BC General Employees' ...

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at BCCS #7036 (North Vancouver) and I am pleased to announce that Quinn Crooks has been acclaimed as new steward at this worksite. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Please feel free to reach out to Quinn should you have any union related questions or concerns.In Solidarity, Larisa Mills, Staff Representative D...

August 30, 2022

Returning to work after job action - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To all BCGEU members employed by the B.C. Liquor Distribution Branch who have been in strike action:Your solidarity on the picket lines these last few weeks succeeded in getting the employer to invite us back to the table and working towards a tentative agreement. As an act of good faith we agreed to end our strike action while negotiations continue. Please note that the media and communication...

August 30, 2022

Following talks with PSA, BCGEU stands down job action in BC Public Service -...

Following a return to the bargaining table, the BCGEU's Public Service Bargaining Committee has stood down job action at BC Public Service worksites as a sign of good faith.   The committee returned to the bargaining table with the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) last Thursday and has made significant progress. The two sides will continue to meet throughout the week, hoping to finalize a tentati...

August 25, 2022

BCLDB GLS # 38 (Marpole) - Steward Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at GLS #38 (Marpole) and I am pleased to announce that William Emery has been acclaimed as new steward at this worksite. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Please feel free to reach out to William should you have any union related questions or concerns.In Solidarity, Larisa Mills, Staff Representative Download ...

August 25, 2022

LDB Cannabis #7042 (New Westminster) - Steward results - BC General Employees...

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at Cannabis #7042 (New Westminster) I am pleased to announce that Tarin Cooper has been acclaimed as the new steward at your worksite. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. The current stewards at your worksite are: Tarin Cooper Jordan Moniz  If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your collectiv...