Your Bargaining Committee, along with Staff Representative Chad McQuarrie, are pleased to announce that a tentative deal has been reached for a new Collective Agreement for our members employed at VIRL.
Highlights of the 5 year deal include:
2% wage increase for each year of the agreement.
An increase in the Extended Health Care Plan for coverage not covered by MSP for Professional Health ...
We are pleased to announce two new Local 703 Executive Members:
First-Vice Chairperson – Sandra Mountain
Member-at-Large – Reija Roberts
Your Local 703 Executive Members are:
Chair - Richard Stanley
First-Vice-Chair – Sandra Mountain
Second-Vice-Chair - Richard Schaeffer
Treasurer - Amber Keane
Recording Secretary - Annette Taylor
The Area 04 Cross Component Committee presents an evening workshop on the duty to accommodate, medical notes and return to work.
This workshop will cover general information about the employer's duty to accommodate members who, because of a disability require accommodation in their job position or duties.
Date: May 10, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Fraser Valley Area Office
June 1 – 4, 2016
BCGEU HQ Burnaby
Participants will explore important issues and develop skills through hands-on workshops and presentations from top-notch guest speakers.
Some of the topics covered include: Economic, legal and social issues, social media, negotiations and an inside look at the wide world of the BCGEU.
Hurry! Apply today!
Contact your Local chairs for information:
The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Networker team had their initial meeting in January. The 21 BCGEU members appointed to the team are from all areas of the province. One of their first tasks is to contact BCGEU OHS committee representatives to let them know about upcoming training opportunities.
The Networkers are also busy calling OHS representatives in their areas to determine if the...
The “Emergency Preparedness” course will be offered at the Nanaimo area office on Monday May 2, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course has been designed to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before, durin...
DATE: Monday, April 18, 2016
TIME: 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
PLACE: BCGEU OFFICE (after hours entrance at right rear of building)
158 ORIOLE ROAD (VALLEYVIEW), KAMLOOPS
As this will be a Dinner Meeting, please RSVP with dietary needs to Chairperson - LaVerne Bernier @ [email protected] if you planning to attend.
Regular Order of Business
Nominations for Local 7...