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 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...

August 19, 2016

Local 501 Members - nomination for local executive

We are opening nominations for one position of Member-at-Large on our BCGEU Local 501 Executive Committee. The term of this position will end in February, 2018. Our Executive is responsible for: -          being in regular contact with the Local 501 membership. -          ensuring that BCGEU Stewards are in place at our twenty worksites. -          keeping appointed OHS Worker Representati...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 17, 2016

LDB Retail Stores - Worksite Visits: Ladysmith, Parksville, Qualicum, & Cumb...

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am pleased to advise you that BCGEU Local 502 Chairperson, Jennifer Newman and Staff Representative, Mike Scott, will be visiting on August 31, 2016 to meet with members, introduce themselves, and discuss any issues you may have. Ladysmith Retail Store # 24,         370 Trans Canada Hwy   10:15 a.m. Parksville North Retail Store # 157, 810 Island Hwy West    1...

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...