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


April 20, 2016

Area 04 Local Executives, Stewards and OHS representatives evening workshop o...

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                 8...

April 11, 2016

All Local 501 LDB members

Did you know... The Public Service Collective Agreement Provides for: New employees union orientation with a shop steward. New hires have a right to: 1.    Be informed by the Employer when hired that a collective agreement is in effect. 2.    Be provided a dues check off form to complete. 3.    Be informed by the Employer as to who your local shop steward is and their contact information. 4...

April 07, 2016

BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety Networker Outreach

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...

April 04, 2016

Member Update - April, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith is joined by Community Social Services Component VP Andrea Duncan and first vice chair Pamela Pye from worksite visits in Port Coquitlam.

April 04, 2016

OHS Reps in Area 02 - BC Federation of Labour "Emergency Preparedness" Course

The “Emergency Preparedness” course will be offered at the Nanaimo area office on Monday May 2, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course has been designed to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before, durin...

March 31, 2016

Local 501 meeting

DATE: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 TIME: 7:30 pm PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas St.)             Meeting Room 3   AGENDA 1.    Occupational Health and Safety 2.    Steward Recruitment 3.    Conversion of 1827 Auxiliaries 4.    General Business In solidarity Robbie Clarke, Acting Local 501 Chairperson Darlene Thorburn, BCGEU Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UN...