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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

October 05, 2022

Remember to vote: 10,000+ ballot received! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

E-voting kicked off Monday – what you need to knowVoting for your tentative agreement kicked off on Monday morning, and over 10,600 members have cast ballots! Thank you to those of you who have voted early – it's essential that every single member of our bargaining unit has their say on our agreement. Voting is open until 5 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022. For those of you who have not voted y...

September 29, 2022

Ratification update: e-voting information and other ratification FAQs - BC Ge...

Ratification update Over the last two weeks, your bargaining committee has hosted 13 Telephone Town Halls (TTH) and webinars, where nearly 10,000 members of your bargaining unit participated and had the opportunity to hear directly from the committee about your tentative agreement. Watch the webinar here in case you missed it. We’ve developed an FAQ based on the questions from the TTHs and webi...

September 29, 2022

Learn, Reflect and Participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliati...

  Tomorrow is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and union encourages all members to take the day to learn, reflect and participate in events going on in our communities.  Learn and Reflect - Reconciliation is an ongoing process, and in addition to the events that are occurring tomorrow, our union has gathered a variety of resources including suggestions of some Indigenous business...

September 21, 2022

Nomination for Local 501 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 2 Member at Large positions 1 Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office or Shannon Dudley, Chairperson Local 501 via email:[email protected]  T...

September 15, 2022

Public Service ratification bulletin now available, member education forums s...

  It’s here — the comprehensive ratification bulletin we promised. It contains the information you need to understand the tentative agreements (for both the main agreement and your component agreement) with your employer with confidence. These tentative agreements come after nearly eight months of bargaining and historic job action that lasted over two weeks. Click here to download...

September 13, 2022

Public Service Tentative agreement: How did we get here? - BC General Employe...

Since announcing the tentative agreement (TA) on September 6 and distributing the highlights of the TA, bargaining committee members have had many questions about how the general wage increase (GWI) in the TA compares to the employer's proposed GWI that was on the table at the time the strike vote was taken in the spring. We want to clarify that the employer's proposed GWI-the one that prompted...

September 13, 2022

2022 Municipal Elections - Labour Endorsed Candidates - BC General Employees'...

Local government elections are your opportunity to influence decision-making in your community by electing mayors, councilors, regional district directors, school board trustees and other representatives who will take action on issues that matter for working people; issues like affordable housing, inclusive schools, and keeping services public. Polls will be open in every community across the p...

September 09, 2022

Tentative agreement: member update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As promised with the release of the tentative agreement highlights earlier this week, a comprehensive ratification document--including full text of the main agreement and component agreements as well as resources to help members understand the impact of those agreements—will be emailed out to every member of the bargaining unit by the middle of next week. The attached spreadsheet—which illustra...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU Public Service Tentative Agreement Highlights - BC General Employees' U...

Highlights of tentative agreement As promised in yesterday’s bulletin, here are the highlights of the tentative agreement. The full text of the agreement will be available early next week in a ratification document that will explain the details of the tentative agreement and how those changes will impact you and your co-workers. Now that we’ve reached a tentative agreement with your employer, t...

September 06, 2022

BCGEU Public Service Bargaining Committee reaches tentative agreement with Pu...

Following seven months of negotiations and a historic job action lasting over two weeks, your bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with your employer – B.C.’s Public Service Agency (PSA). This agreement covers you and 33,000 other bargaining unit members working in direct government service.   The committee worked through the weekend on the details and have signed off on the a...

September 01, 2022

BCLDB BCCS #7036 (North Vancouver) - Steward Results - BC General Employees' ...

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at BCCS #7036 (North Vancouver) and I am pleased to announce that Quinn Crooks has been acclaimed as new steward at this worksite. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Please feel free to reach out to Quinn should you have any union related questions or concerns.In Solidarity, Larisa Mills, Staff Representative D...