As the collective agreement with your Employer expires on August 31, 2022, we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. BCGEU Staff Representatives met with your Bargaining Committee last week and will be meeting with them again on August 30-31, 2022. We are also looking to schedule a date in September to attend your worksite and meet with you to answer your questions regar...
The Union is in receipt of nominations for the vacant 1st Vice Chair Person & Treasurer executive positions on the local. Pursuant to the Provincial Executive Policy D8 (#8), the nomination period will close three days after receipt. If you are interested in submitting a nomination for the position of 1st Vice Chair Person & Treasurer, nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August...
As the collective agreement with your Employer expires on September 30, 2022, we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. The Union needs your help and participation in the preparations and bargaining process. The first step is to elect a Union Bargaining Committee which will negotiate the new collective agreement with the Employer Bargaining Committee. You will need to el...
Thank you to everyone who submitted their names for the Member-at-Large Position for Local 703. Please see below for the official results of the election:
· Daphne Kowalczyk 31
· Donald Bell 18
· Michael J. Robinsmith 54
· Robert J. Supeene 19
· Ronald Tuck 26
Please help me in congratulating Michael J. Robinsmith as your newly elected Member-...
You are receiving this email to notify you that the election for the alternate member to your bargaining committee is now open.
There are three (3) candidates for one (1) position:
Megan KINGRobyn MALLIAJack RYDER
You will be asked to select one (1) candidate on your ballot. The candidate who receives the most votes will be deemed elected.
Balloting will close at 1700 hours, on Monday,...
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Your Bargaining Committee met July 19th & 20th, in caucus, to begin preparations for negotiations.
Thanks to all of you that submitted responses on the recent survey. We appreciate your input and we are considering all of your ideas as we develop proposals to table with the employer.
Summer can often be more difficult to schedule meetings, but we will caucus again in August to finalize our ...
Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...
Friends,There will be a delay in sending out the ballots as it will take approximately two weeks to set up the program. You will be advised as soon as elections are opened.You will be voting for one of the three nominated candidates for the alternate position on your Bargaining Committee. They are:Megan KINGRobyn MALLIAJack RYDER In solidarity, Zoe Towle, Negotiations Staff RepDownload PDF of n...
The Union is in receipt of five (5) nominations for the alternate position on your Bargaining Committee. Darlene OSMONDJolene KITCHENLacey COUTUJudy LEGGECorrinne DIAMONDThis means that an election will be held. Due to summer layoffs, the election will be held once the 2022-2023 school year is in session. You will be advised as soon as elections are opened.In Solidarity,Angie PanouliasStaff Rep...
The Union is in receipt of three (3) nominations for the alternate position on your Bargaining Committee.
This means that an election will be held but will likely not proceed until next week. You will be advised as soon as elections are opened.
In Solidarity,Zoe Towle, Staff Representative – Negotiations
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Nominations are now open for 2 (Two) steward positions at Kenneth Gordon School Society. Nominations close on August 8, 2022. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are:
Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement.
Supporting co-workers in meetings with management.
Listening to ...