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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

August 12, 2022

BCGEU issues 72-hours’ strike notice: job action begins Monday, Aug. 15 - BC ...

Today, our union issued 72-hours’ strike notice to the Public Service Agency (PSA). This notice covers the 33,000 members of the public service bargaining unit who work for direct government. We will be in a legal strike position on Monday, Aug. 15 at 2:46 p.m. Keep an eye on your email for details on targeted sites to be picketed. A general message will be sent out on Monday morning. If your s...

August 12, 2022

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial government - BC General Employees' U...

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial governmentBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The bargaining committee representing 33,000 members of the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) who work for the provincial government issued 72-hours' strike notice this afternoon. The B.C. public service bargaining unit will be in a legal position to take job action as of 2:46 p.m., Monday, August 15...

August 05, 2022

We’re ready - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Photos: picket signs at BCGEU headquarters are ready to be distributed to While your bargaining committee waits for the provincial government to call us back to the bargaining table, our union is continuing to work with our legal team in final preparations to action the 95 per cent strike mandate. We will be in a position to issue strike notice to your employer soon and we will update you as ...

July 28, 2022

Bargaining update: When can we strike? - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

When can we strike?Our union is being prevented from being in a legal strike position by the B.C. government’s insistence on high essential services levels that would dramatically reduce the effectiveness of a strike. As a result, your bargaining committee and our legal team are contesting their positions through the Labour Relations Board so we can exercise the strike mandate as soon as po...

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 28, 2022

BCGEU Members at LDB Cannabis #7042 (New Westminster) - Steward Nominations –...

Nominations are now open for one (1) steward position at your worksite and will close at midnight on Sunday, August 7, 2022Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-wo...

July 22, 2022

Public service strike FAQ - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

You've voted in favour of strike action…now what?After our historic member-led strike vote in June, talks resumed between your committee and your employer, the Public Service Agency (PSA). Talks quickly broke down again because your employer once again failed to table a wage offer that met your needs. While our goal remains achieving a fair agreement at the bargaining table, members may need to...

July 20, 2022

LDB Cannabis #7036 (North Vancouver) Steward Nominations – One (1) position -...

Nominations are now open for one (1) steward position at your worksite and will close at midnight on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to...

July 20, 2022

New polling shows that a majority of British Columbians support stronger inve...

Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...

July 15, 2022

A message from your Public Service Bargaining Committee - BC General Employee...

  Last week we reported to you on the status of bargaining and our desire to return to the bargaining table as soon as the PSA has a revised offer to present – one which protects against increasing inflation by including a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA).  Securing an agreement with inflation protection is still your committee’s top priority in negotiations. Click here to watch a v...

July 15, 2022

Component 5 BCGEU stewards: Your rights and responsibilities - BC General Emp...

You are receiving this email as a BCGEU steward working for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch. It has come to our attention that our employer, the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB), has been telling you how and what you are permitted to do as a steward. As your fellow union representatives, we want to clarify: our collective agreement indicates how and what you are permitted to do as a stew...

July 14, 2022

BCLDB GLS # 111 (Commercial Drive) - Steward Nominations – One (1) Position ...

Nominations are now open for one (1) steward position at your worksite and will close at midnight on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to c...