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

January 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...

January 18, 2017

Lower Mainland warehouse process moves forward

Yesterday BCGEU Component 5 – Retail Stores and Warehouse – members at the Vancouver Distribution Centre were informed that the government has identified a potential location for an interim warehouse to replace the current warehouse for a five-year period.  In order to finalize the plan, government has issued a Notice of Intent outlining the specifications needed for their temporary warehouse....

January 17, 2017

BCGEU stands with striking brewery workers in Toronto

The BCGEU is proud to stand with members of the Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers (CUBGW) in their fight for a fair contract. Despite boasting revenues in the tens of billions, MolsonCoors has repeatedly come to the table demanding concessions from employees at their Toronto brewery. “BCGEU’s 72,000 members are standing strong with our friends at CUBGW in Toronto in their fight ...

January 16, 2017

Local 503 Meeting

LOCAL:   All Local 503 Members DATE:     February 15, 2017 TIME:      5:00 pm PLACE:    Lower Mainland Area Office  (Musqueam Room)                Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 0C4 Nominations are open for delegates to the BCGEU convention. Election of delegates to the BCGEU 50th CONVENTION AGENDA Call for Resolutions 2017 BCGEU Convention Election of Delegates and Alternat...

January 13, 2017

Chilliwack volunteers sought for ambitious project to interview every senior ...

Older people living in long-term care homes are often overlooked, forgotten behind the walls. An ambitious project taken on by the province's Office of the Seniors Advocate aims to change that by interviewing all 27,000 residents in 303 care homes across the province. Read More...

January 10, 2017

Local 501 Union Meeting

COMPONENT:   Retail Stores & Warehouse LOCAL:             501 – General Meeting DATE:              Tuesday, January 31, 2017 TIME:               7:30 pm PLACE:             BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas St.)                         2nd Floor Members Lounge      AGENDA Resolutions to the Triennial BCGEU Convention in June Discussion of Pay Rates Committee Reports General B...

January 10, 2017

Metro Vancouver seniors' care workers face more struggles with icy streets

Volunteers and homecare workers are bracing for another tough week caring for the city's homebound seniors as temperatures are predicted to drop again Monday night.   Read more...

January 10, 2017

Icy road conditions are posing a danger to home care workers

BURNABY (NEWS1130) - Worries about injuries to homecare workers have increased dramatically in the past month as a result of icy road conditions. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Convention 2017: Guidelines for FT Officer and Exec VP Candidates' Election C...

1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention. 2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....

January 10, 2017

North Cowichan council votes against liquor in groceries

The sale of liquor in grocery stores in North Cowichan will continue to be prohibited. That’s the decision that the municipality came to after a lengthy discussion at the council meeting on Dec. 21   Read more...