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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

December 15, 2021

BCGEU applauds delayed return to office, calls for reinstatement of all layer...

BCGEU applauds delayed return to office, calls for reinstatement of all layers of protection BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 looms in British Columbia, the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) applauds the Head of the BC Public Service for their decision to delay the date which public service workers are required to return to the office or have an ...

December 10, 2021

Fighting for better worker consultation on liquor policy - BC General Employe...

Our union and you, the workers at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB), have a stake in the development and implementation of any B.C. policy or legislation regarding liquor. The B.C. government, who is responsible for liquor policy and legislation, knows the benefit of consulting us before implementing any changes. Recently, we had to remind them to do so – and to do it better. In a meeti...

December 03, 2021

Update on Essential Pay for Essential Work - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Over the last year, we have done tremendous work to pressure the Minister of Finance Selina Robinson, and BCLDB CEO Blain Lawson, to provide us with essential pay for our essential work during this pandemic. This email will provide you with an update on the status of our efforts, and where we’re headed next. Our efforts to dateEssential Pay for Essential Work has always been about getting you, ...

December 02, 2021

LDB Distribution Centre, Delta - Worksite Visit - Monday, December 6, 2021 - ...

Your union will be holding worksite visits on Monday, December 6th at the following times: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.9:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. We will be using the large meeting room for this meet and greet. Drop by during your breaks or before or after your shift. In attendance throughout this time will be: Component 5 Vice President: Kusam DoalExecutive Vice Presidents: Kari Michaels, Doug Kinna, Jud...

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...

November 30, 2021

Delay of Return-to-Office for Public Service Members - BC General Employees' ...

B.C.'s Head of the Public Service announced yesterday that the implementation of telework agreements approved under the flexible work policy has been pushed back one month to January 4, 2022 from the current date of December 1, 2021. While we understand the extension was announced to support emergency measures related to the extended provincial state of emergency, flooding, and the impacts on o...

November 29, 2021

Pubic Service Members Delegates Set Priorities At Public Service Bargaining C...

Delegates from communities across the province gathered in Vancouver last Friday to discuss priorities and bargaining strategies at the public service bargaining conference. BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith welcomed delegates with opening remarks, recognizing that members in the public service have kept our province running through the pandemic – and...