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


COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

June 26, 2020

Staff Representative (Temporary) Lower Mainland Area Office - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJune 26, 2020     The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Lower Mainland Area office for up to 7 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.   DUTIES:   · Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of ...

June 25, 2020

Your union’s position on changes at the Liquor Distribution Branch - BCGEU

Your union's position on changes at the Liquor Distribution BranchI am writing today to clarify your union's position about recent announcements made by the B.C. government, and some potential changes, that affect the Liquor Distribution Branch.On June 16, Attorney General David Eby announced a temporary wholesale pricing model that will allow liquor licensees to purchase beer, wine and spirits...

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to know - BCGEU

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...

June 24, 2020

Proudly wearing our union masks - BCGEU

Dear BCLDB members,  Thank you for your advocacy and response in pushing back at our employer's short-sighted mask policy.Your union is happy to announce that – thanks to our collective strength and the language we've bargained into our collective agreement – we've gotten the BCLDB to back down and issue a clarification that the BCGEU-branded masks that you have all been supplied are allowed to...