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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

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

Local Elections 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Local Elections are beginning early 2022.  Please find more information for your Local here UWU/MoveUP

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Finance (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees' ...

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING January 14, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - FINANCE GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an administrat...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Regular/LEVEL 3) - BC General Employees'...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022     POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE:                LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy.   DUTIES: Will include processing a variety of documents on a personal computer ...

January 17, 2022

Administrative Assistant - Advocacy (Temporary 12 months/LEVEL 3) - BC Genera...

  BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING January 17, 2022    POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 12 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Will include processi...

January 14, 2022

COVID Safety Plans and Omicron Update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your health and safety at work is paramount and the situation with COVID-19 is changing daily. Below is an update about safety measures being taken at your worksite with the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB).COVID-19 safety plansOn January 7, the PHO announced that worksites must reinstitute their COVID-19 safety plan. The plan must be posted and accessible to all workers and be reviewed by...

January 14, 2022

Staff Representative - Negotiations Department- BC General Employees' Union (...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 14, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development and implementation o...

January 11, 2022

Call for Nominations for Local 505 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 2 Members-at-Large 1 Member–at-Large: Youth Worker (29 years of age or younger) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office and is attached to this bull...

January 11, 2022

Nomination for Local 509 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson 1st Vice 2nd Vice Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large – 4 positions Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is:  Wednesday, February 9, 2022 If there is an election ...

January 10, 2022

Local 512 Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on these roles is attached HERE Deadline to send nominations is: February 08, 2022, at 5:00pm Nominations Close at the meeting: Via Zoom or In person at the Terr...

January 10, 2022

COVID-19 Safety And Omicron - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union is once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers throughout the province, with 80% of the reported cases being attributed to the Omicron variant . On January 7, the PHO announced an order requiring businesses to return to COVID-19 Safety Plans. The situation is evolving daily and the BCGEU will be updating you as we get more information.The BCGEU will continue to advocate for meas...