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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

February 13, 2023

Shop Steward Election Results for BCLDB BCCS# 7057 (Brentwood) - BC General E...

We have the results from the election for 2 shop stewards at BCCS #38 Brentwood) and I am pleased to announce that Andrew Moreau and William Austin have been elected as your new stewards at this worksite. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Should you have any union related questions or concerns, please reach out to your local stewards! In Solidarity, Kim Howse, Staff Represe...

February 10, 2023

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 **Part 1: online (1-day) -  CHOOSE ONE OF March 30, April 5 OR April 14, 2023 &Part 2 – In-person (2-day) - April 17 & 18, 2023  Area 04 Local Executive Leadership Training will be held in two parts. Part 1 is an all-day online webinar. You will have a choice of one of the three dates listed above. Part 2 is a two-day in-person training s...

February 06, 2023

Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreem...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 2023 Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreementBURNABY, B.C.- Following one year of negotiations, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), made up of about 19,000 union members provincewide, has reached a tentative agreement with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). The agr...

February 03, 2023

Local 501 GLS 125 Westshore, 2945 Jacklin Rd - Shop steward nominations - BC ...

Nominations are now open for two (2) shop stewards at the Liquor Distribution Branch, GLS 125 Westshore, 2945 Jacklin Road, Victoria.  The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 6, 2023 at 5 p.m.  Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from wor...

February 03, 2023

Local 504 members - Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Un...

To: All BCGEU Local 504 MembersRe: Nomination for Local Executive Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Member at Large Recording Secretary The term is approximately two years. Information on the responsibilities and activities are available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is February 17, 2023. The nomination form (attached) must be u...

February 01, 2023

Black History Month 2024 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Black History Month 2024: Celebrating Black Excellence — A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build. Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements, investments, and contributions of Black communities and to commit ourselves to lifelong learning and allyship. Let's not only reflect on the history and ongoing legacy of racism, but also take action to dismantle systemic o...

January 26, 2023

Policy grievance filed re: retro pay for Public Service Members - BC General...

In an unprecedented move, the public service bargaining committee has filed a policy grievance to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As we informed you in last week's bulletin, we are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Assistant Deputy Min...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 19, 2023

Grievance to be filed to address delay in retro pay for Public Service Member...

As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...