Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive:
Member at Large (1 position)
The term is until Spring of 2017. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office.
The deadline for nominations is: September 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm
If there is an election for a position, candidates may...
BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...
"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street
Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day.
In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn:
Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure
Roles and responsibilities of employers,...
Nominations are now open for the following positions:
• Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee - one position
• Bargaining Committee member - two positions
Yes, you can be nominated for both elections. The election for Chairperson will be conducted first. If you are elected Chairperson, your nomination for committee member would be unnecessary and withdrawn. If you’re nominated fo...
On May 3, 2016, your Bargaining Committee began negotiations with Native Education College to renew your collective agreement. Bargaining continued on May 9, 12, 17, 24 and June 13.
We have been able to agree on a number of non-monetary proposals. However, we have made little progress on monetary issues. Specifically, the parties have been unable to agree on key issues, including:
BCGEU members at JM Project Management are invited to complete a short bargaining survey.
This is your opportunity to have a say in the terms and conditions in your collective agreement. Please take the time to fill out the attached survey, so that the Bargaining Committee knows what is most important to you in your job contract.
The deadline for returning bargaining surveys is Thursday, Jul...
Please be advised that Keisha Reichert was acclaimed as Bargaining Committee Chairperson at the close of nominations July 13, 2016.
Congratulations, we look forward to working with you!