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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

January 31, 2022

Black History Month 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

February is Black History Month, and the BCGEU is celebrating the contributions and legacy of Black Canadians throughout our history. Since Black History Month was created 25 years ago, we have honoured the role that so many Black Canadians have played in society. Around this year’s celebrations, there has been a focus on those who have made an impact on Canadian politics, including Lincoln Ale...

January 31, 2022

Local 507 Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (2 positions) One member-at-large position may be filled by a young worker representative. Young workers are defined as 29 years of age or younger. Please indicate this on the nomination form if it applies to you. T...

January 28, 2022

Retail Stores and Warehouse Component Bargaining - BC General Employees' Unio...

Component bargaining for the Retail Stores and Warehouse Component will begin Monday, January 31, 2022 and run until Friday, February 4, 2022. Your bargaining committee is comprised of: Kusam Doal – Component 5 Vice President Erica Cardarelli – Member at Large Keith Stone- Member at Large Kelly Smith – Component 5 Treasurer Shannon Dudley- Member at Large Christine Peters – BCGEU staff Britt ...

January 28, 2022

Nomination for Local 504 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations will open tomorrow, January 29, for the following positions on the local executive Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (5 positions) Young Worker at Large  No early nominations will be accepted. The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area ...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 20, 2022

Employment standards act changes five days paid sick leave - BC General Emplo...

  2022 Public Service Bargaining Bulletin #2The Province of B.C. recently introduced five 100 per cent paid sick days under the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”).  Members in the public service have been questioning the application of this legislative change to employees in the public service. This bulletin describes the impact of this legislative change on our collecti...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...