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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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February 10, 2017

BCGEU provides submission to Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth

Today the BCGEU provided its submission to the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth, an all-party committee of the Legislative Assembly, in response to its regular statutory review of the Representative for Children and Youth Act (SBC, 2006, c. 29). The Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) provides an essential point of oversight and review for our province’s ch...

February 09, 2017

BCGEU encouraged by Vancouver’s New Investments in Harm Reduction

VANCOUVER – Yesterday Vancouver City council made important steps in bolstering their response to the fentanyl crisis by releasing the second wave of funding intended to provide support to affected communities. “We are encouraged by City Council’s focus on providing the necessary relief to the hardest hit communities, and to hear about an additional focus on supporting front line workers.” sa...

February 09, 2017

Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local 0512 Executive

To:     All BCGEU Local 0512 Members Re:     Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive   Nominations are now open for the vacant positions on your Local Executive:  2nd Vice Chair, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Member-At-Large (x2) & Member-At-Large (Young Worker). Your Local Executive is as follows: Position                                                           Nam...

February 07, 2017

Tell Us About Your Bad Job

Tell Us About Your Bad Job   Unpaid wages? Unpaid overtime? Employer taking your tips? Unfair firings? Unfair treatment of workers is all too common in British Columbia. Few people know their rights, and getting justice from a bad boss can be nearly impossible. The BC Employment Standards Coalition is campaigning for better employment laws and stronger enforcement for all workers. Tell yo...

February 07, 2017

Local 512 Meeting and Election of an alternate delegate to Convention

COMPONENT:  Retail Stores and Warehouse LOCAL:           512 DATE:             Wednesday March 8th, 2017 TIME:              5:00 pm PLACE:           BCGEU Terrace Area Office                       102-4710 Lazelle Ave, Terrace, BC                                          or                        Conference Call – Dial 1-866-562-0090, ID#:  17705   AGENDA Election of an alternate delegate ...

February 07, 2017

Local 509 Meeting

COMPONENT:  Retail Stores & Warehouse LOCAL:            509 DATE:              Sunday, February 19, 2017 TIME:              Executive Meeting at 4:30 pm                        General Meeting at 6:30 pm PLACE:            BCGEU West Kootenay Area Office                        2316 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar    AGENDA   BCGEU Triennial Convention  June 14 – 17, 2017 Convention Resoluti...

February 06, 2017

Public service benefits change to take effect in April 2017

As you may already know the Province of BC has announced that they will be changing the carrier for employee benefits from Pacific Blue Cross to Great West Life. As benefit entitlements are set out in our negotiated collective agreement, this change should result in no substantive changes in benefits for members. The change will take effect in April 2017, and BCGEU’s Public Service Bargaining...

February 06, 2017

Report reaffirms urgent need for B.C. government to transform Aboriginal chil...

Report reaffirms urgent need for B.C. government to transform Aboriginal child welfare system BURNABY – A report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY), Bernard Richard, exposed once again the systemic complexity and dysfunction of B.C.’s Aboriginal child welfare system and the urgent need for reform. The report, Broken Promises: Alex’s Story, details the tragic deat...

February 01, 2017

Local 502 meeting - convention

DATE: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU North Island Area Office             106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo   AGENDA *CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS AND NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION being held June 14 – 17, 2017, in Vancouver* Election of Delegates and Alternates to Convention (nomination form attached) If you are interested in being a Del...