Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS (Updated Jun 28):
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE CLOSURE (Jul 20):
The Castlegar office is currently closed, as a result of a safety precaution, until further notice. Staff continue to work from home. For assistance, please contact the area office.
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.
For months the BCGEU has been working hard to make sure frontline essential workers would be offered vaccines as soon as possible. This week's announcement that more than 300,000 front-line workers will be eligible for immunization starting in April is great news-especially for thousands of BCGEU members in child-care and corrections who are among the priority groups listed. However, thousan...
Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed.
Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members.
A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and
A student or prospective pos...
Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season
The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...
We have news regarding a change in paygrades and the grid 14 classification.A joint communication with the Public Service Agency has been created to explain the changes and how they will impact members.You can view it here.Briefly, employees classified as Grid 14 of the wage scale will be moving to grid 15.This takes effect April 1, 2021 and reflects changes made to the public service job evalu...
As a BCGEU member working at a BCLDB warehouse or retail store, you are receiving this communication from the Component 5 Campaigns Committee to let you know that our campaign to receive essential pay for essential work continues. In December, as the second wave of the pandemic intensified and British Columbians headed into the holiday season, our Vice President, Kusam Doal, explained the next ...