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

September 20, 2016

Local 1708 SEM Members Bargaining Committee

To:     All BCGEU Local 1708 Members                Re:    Bargaining Committee   Please be advised that the following BCGEU members have been elected to your Bargaining Committee:                                 Lindsey Hamilton                                 Julie Free                                 Melissa Vitaliano                                 Patricia Chambers (Alternate)   Thank...

September 16, 2016

Important information on registering for BCGEU-BCPSA OHS Safety Education Pro...

Important information on registering for BCGEU-BCPSA OHS Safety Education Program courses The joint BCGEU-BC Public Service Agency Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Education Program is now 22 years old. Through this collaboration we are able to offer valuable training to our OHS committee worker representatives all across the province. Members in the public service register for these cour...

September 13, 2016

Tried and tested: liquor distribution and retail system ready to manage legal...

VANCOUVER – September 13, 2016: The Responsible Marijuana Retail Alliance of BC, a partnership between the BC Private Liquor Store Association (BCPLSA) and BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU), today communicated its support of the federal government’s process toward the legalization and regulation of marijuana across Canada. The alliance intends to offer advice to policymakers o...

September 12, 2016

BC Makes Little Progress on Public Service Diversity Gap

Visible minorities and Indigenous people are still dramatically underrepresented in the B.C. public service, according to the province’s latest report on workforce diversity. Read more...

September 09, 2016

BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace Course

To:       To all Occupational Health and Safety Committee Representatives in Area 03                and Local Chairs Re:       BC Federation of Labour Women's Health & Safety in the Workplace   The “Women’s Health and Safety in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Lower Mainland area office at Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver on Wednesday October 19, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4...

September 04, 2016

Celebrating Labour Day 2016

As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community. Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.  We’ve grown tre...

September 02, 2016

Local 504 General Meeting

LOCAL:       Local 504   DATE:      Sunday October 2, 2016   TIME:       Breakfast 10:00 a.m.                  General Meeting: 10:30 a.m. PLACE:       8555 198A Street, Langley Twp V2Y 0A9 (use Twp if using map search)    AGENDA Introductions Adoption of Agenda Adoption of Previous Minutes Component Update New Policies and Regulations Officers/Stewards/Chair Reports Grievance Report...

September 01, 2016

Qualicum LDB - Nominations for Shop Steward (1 position)

Nominations are now open for a shop steward at Qualicum LDB What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU information. Wha...

September 01, 2016

Parksville North LDB - Nominations for Shop Steward (1 position)

Nominations are now open for a shop steward at Parksville North LDB What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They sign up new employees and provide information on BCGEU services. Solve problems in the workplace. They conduct ratification votes and elections, and stewards keep members informed by distributing BCGEU informati...