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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.

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August 18, 2020

Steward results - BCLDB GLS # 160 (39th & Cambie) - BCGEU

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at GLS # 160 (39th & Cambie). I am pleased to announce that Javier Santiago Buritica, Megan Cawood and Owen Cameron have been acclaimed as new stewards at their worksites. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Your worksite is now represented by the following stewards: Corissa Toop Javier Santiago Buritica Me...

August 12, 2020

Join our equity networks - BCGEU

Join our equity networks!Your union is committed to building diversity and inclusion and speaking out for equity and social justice for all workers. Key to achieving this goal is creating the opportunities for members to feel heard, represented and able to contribute to their union, their workplace and their community.Over the last 18 months, your BCGEU Equity and Human Rights committee held a ...

August 05, 2020

BCLDB GLS # 160 (39th & Cambie) - Steward Nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for five (5) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, August 12, 2020. 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 co-work...

July 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...

July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...