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 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE
Component 7 includes members who work in colleges and institutes as instructors and support staff, in private environmental testing laboratories, legal services, and other related fields.
Employers include community colleges, the B.C. Institute of Technology, the Justice Institute of B.C., private labs, BC NDP Caucus and Constituency Offices, legal services to the public and many more.
We are pleased to advise that the membership have voted in favour of accepting the tentative agreement by 70 per cent.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the bargaining committee for all their hard work and effort throughout the bargaining process.
Bhavesh Patel, Bargaining Committee Member
Eduardo Caoili, Bargaining Committee Member
Laird Story, Bargaining Commit...
The Just Film Festival features social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global. It will also include a Social Justice Bazaar, on Saturday February 13th.
Visit the festival website for more information about ...
COURSE: Stewards' Training
WHEN: February 16-18, 2016
WHERE: BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office, 8555 198A Street, Langley
TIME: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Please note: our gate and office do not open until 8:30 am
REGISTRATION: Please call our office at 604-882-0111 or toll free at 1-888-991-6062 or respond by email to [email protected] as soon as possible to register for t...
The Nominations for Bargaining Committee Chair and Committee Members have closed.
There were three members nominated to represent you on the Bargaining Committee.
Your Bargaining Committee Members are:
Chair: Stephanie Davis
Members: Nancy Boettcher, Kate Quenville
We will be meeting in the near future to go over surveys that we received and put together our proposals.
A notice will ...
The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB).
The new fee took effect on Jan. 1.
A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. An appeal review will now cost $50, up from $25.
On behalf of the Local 701 Executive, I am pleased to advise that Chantel Mather has been elected to the position of 1st Vice Chairperson on the Local Executive.
Please join me in wishing her well as she takes on this new responsibility.
Your new Local 701 Executive Members are:
Chairperson - Steven Kitcher
First Vice Chairperson – Chantel Mather
Second Vice Chairperson - Tim Renneberg ...