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Component 5 includes members who work for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch in retail stores and related warehouse operations.


November 10, 2023

Follow-up re: Supplemental leave (PTO) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

On November 8, 2023, you should have received from our Employer a memo about PTO (also known as Supplemental Leave under Article 20.21 of the 19th Main Public Service Agreement). I can confirm that the contents of that memo are accurate. I also want to emphasize a few important points for you: Supplemental Leave (PTO) applies to employees with 1827 auxiliary status, as well as full-time and pa...

October 25, 2023

Mediated agreement reached to resolve BCGEU filed policy grievance about retr...

On October 17, 2022, the public service bargaining unit voted to ratify the 19th Main Public Service Collective Agreement. As you will recall, the 19th Main Public Service Collective Agreement contained several financial improvements. Employees were to be paid the financial improvements retroactively to April 1, 2022 ("Retroactive Pay").The employer, through its payroll contractor, Telus Employ...