The BCGEU continues to plan for a full re-opening of all its offices beginning Monday, March 28, 2022. Members will be able to access the offices without an appointment but will be subject to BCGEU Safety Protocols which currently include providing proof of full vaccination (your QR code will need to be scanned) and wearing a mask in all common areas of the office (hallways, washrooms, lunchrooms, meeting rooms, etc.).
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.
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive:
2nd Vice Chairperson
Member at Large (2)
Young Worker Representative
The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities for each position is attached.
The deadline for nominations is: Monday August 15th, 2016 by 5:00pm. Any nominations received after the deadline wi...
Under the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) regulations, all workers have the right to a safe and healthy workplace. Every worker should understand these rights. This will make the workplace safer for you and your coworkers. Understanding and defending these rights also encourages compliance by your employer.
Your four basic safety rights are:
1. RIGHT TO KNOW:...
Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12.
The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...
The BCGEU is pleased to announce we have negotiated an agreement with the Public Service Agency to establish an internship program for individuals who self-identify as a person with a disability. The program is designed to support the recruitment and retention of people with disabilities.
Each internship will run for 12 months, and a maximum of 15 internships will be available per year.
Canada Post’s announcement that they will lock out Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members as soon as Friday is an attack on collective bargaining, its workers and its customers.
Canada Post is refusing to do the work of collective bargaining with CUPW by demanding massive rollbacks on the union’s hard fought gains.
Those rollbacks include moving all new hires from a defined benefit...
Since mid-May, Mexican teachers have launched a nation-wide protest against new government measures that seek to shut down teacher (normal) training schools, base continued employment on teachers’ results on standardized written exams, and eliminate the need for pedagogical training for new teachers. The government’s response has been a wave of violence that includes the abduction and arbitrary...