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 26, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...

January 25, 2017

Local 508 meeting

DATE: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU East Kootenay Cranbrook Area Office             46 7th Ave S, Cranbrook          AGENDA •    Convention Resolutions •    Election – Alternate Convention Delegate If you are unable to attend this meeting at the Union Office (and live in a community outside Cranbrook), please phone at 5:50 pm MST: Conference Call:        Dial in Num...

January 25, 2017

Local 505 meeting - convention delegates

DATE: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m.  PLACE: BCGEU Area Office – 158 Oriole Rd (Back Entrance)   Please rsvp to anitacoffeebreak@gmail.com by Noon on February 28, 2017 AGENDA CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS FOR THE 50th BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14-17, 2017, in Vancouver. CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR DELEGATES TO CONVENTION - 1 DELEGATE and 2 ALTERNATES. If you ...

January 24, 2017

Local 507 Union Meeting and Nomination and Election of Delegates to the BCGEU...

COMPONENT:   Retail Stores and Warehouse LOCAL:             507 DATE:               February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) TIME:               5:30 p.m. PLACE:             BCGEU Kelowna Area Office                         1064 Borden Avenue, Kelowna   AGENDA Call for resolutions to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitution Convention (June 14 – 17, 2017). Nomination and Election of  Delegates to the B...

January 24, 2017

Local 504 Executive By-Election Results

To:     All BCGEU Local 504 Members Re:     Local 504 Executive By-Election Results   Please be advised the following Local 504 members have been acclaimed: Treasurer                   Jonathan Boulton Member at Large        Sonu Sharma Congratulations to the new Local 504 Executive members and thank you to everyone that allowed their names to stand in nomination and/or participated in ...

January 23, 2017

Local 501 General Meeting and Election of a Delegate

COMPONENT:    Retail Stores & Warehouse LOCAL:             501 – General Meeting DATE:               Thursday, February 23, 2017 TIME:               7:30pm PLACE:             BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas St.)                         2nd Floor Members Lounge   AGENDA Election of one delegate to the BCGEU Convention (June 14 - 17, 2017) will occur at this meeting.  If you are...

January 20, 2017

Local 507 Union Meeting and Nominations

COMPONENT:  Administrative Services LOCAL:            507 DATE:              February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) TIME:              5:30 p.m. PLACE:            BCGEU Kelowna Area Office                        1064 Borden Avenue, Kelowna   AGENDA   Call for resolutions to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitution Convention (June 14 – 17, 2017). Nomination and Election of  Delegates to the BCGEU Tr...

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...