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 24, 2016

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System You may have noticed a change with the hazardous product labelling at your worksite. This is due to the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The Globally Harmonized System was initiated to standardize information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces and with our ma...

October 24, 2016

Steward Nomination for Liquor Distribution Branch - Fairfield Plaza Liquor St...

Any union member at this workplace can nominate another member for election as a steward.  Both the person nominated, and the nominator should print and sign their names below. NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN FOR 30 DAYS AND WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON: November 25, 2016       Number of Stewards needed: 2   Name of candidate for steward (Please print and sign.) Name of nomi...

October 24, 2016

Steward Nomination for Liquor Distribution Branch - James Bay Liquor Store, V...

Any union member at this workplace can nominate another member for election as a steward.  Both the person nominated, and the nominator should print and sign their names below. NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN FOR 30 DAYS AND WILL CLOSE AT MIDNIGHT ON: November 25, 2016       Number of Stewards needed: 1   Name of candidate for steward (Please print and sign.) Name of no...

October 20, 2016

LDB Members at Willow Point and Dogwood St - Shop Stewards

Please be advised that Derek Lund has been nominated and appointed as the steward for Willow Point.  Should you have any worksite concerns or questions, please contact Derek. Ellen Conville was nominated and appointed as the new steward at Dogwood and will be mentoring under Sherri Stamen until Sherri retires next year.  Please feel free to contact either of them if you have any worksite issue...

October 18, 2016

Notice of Worksite Stewards for Liquor Distribution Branch, Dawson Creek

To:        All BCGEU members, Liquor Distribution Branch, Dawson Creek Re:         NOTICE OF WORKSITE STEWARDS   RESULTS FOR WORKSITE STEWARD ELECTIONS Elections are now completed for Liquor Distribution Branch Stewards in Dawson Creek. The following members are now your worksite Stewards:   Sherry Wagar & Brenda Abel   Please join us in congratulating your new Stewards.   Thank ...

October 18, 2016

Oxfam Canada launches new campaign for gender equality

Oxfam Canada is launching a new campaign this week called Shortchanged. The campaign’s goal is to shift the public debate on care responsibilities and build a movement of people who want to accelerate progress for women. In particular, the campaign will help create awareness and mobilize Canadians around the issue of women’s inequality in work.  In the coming months, Shortchanged will challe...

October 14, 2016

Occupational Health and Safety Committee Representatives in Area 07 - BC Fede...

The “Occupational Health” course will be offered at the Okanagan area office in Kelowna on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be delivered by a facilitator from the BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre. Health hazards are not as obvious and apparent as safety hazards in the workplace and as such often don’t receive proper attention and resources co...