To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
NAOSH week is recognized annually throughout North America to promote the prevention of injury and illness at the workplace. Organizations are encouraged to participate by planning activities during this week. The theme this year is to “make health and safety a habit”. For more information go to Worksafe BC’s website at http://www.worksafebc.com/news_room/campaigns/naosh_week/
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Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Meeting Room
#130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver
The Union will be hosting an Enhanced Steward Training Day for all Local 703 Stewards on Thursday April 7, 2016, at the Lower Mainland Area Office. We will be using this day to inform, discuss and connect.
The topics covered th...
In Canada and around the world, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day.
International Women's Day and trade unionism are historically linked. The day was initiated to commemorate the 1908 strike of women garment workers in New York, and has evolved into a world-wide movement to celebrate advances and demand improved rights for women and girls.
As part of this fight for social j...
I am pleased to announce the results of nominations received for the positon of Treasurer for the Local 701 Executive:
As no other nominations were received, the nominee is acclaimed.
Please join us in welcoming both and Ryan to his new position on the Local 701 Executive.
BCGEU Staff Representative
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Your current collective agreement will expire on March 31st 2016 and plans are now underway to return to the bargaining table. First of all, a bargaining representative must be elected.
In order to be nominated, a member and nominator must complete the attached nomination form and that form must be returned by 5:00 PM on Friday, April 1st, 2016.
Each candidate who is nominated, may complete ...
In preparation for negotiations, a new bargaining committee must be elected to participate in the bargaining process.
Call for nominations for:
One (1) Bargaining Unit Chair
Four (4) Bargaining Committee Members
If more than one (1) Bargaining Unit Chair or more than four (4) Bargaining Committee Members are nominated, there will be an election.
In order to be nominated, a member and no...
The B.C. Liberal Government has delivered yet another of its “balanced” budgets, dressed in sleight-of-hand fiscal manoeuvering, ambiguous language, and cavalier comparisons to other provinces and jurisdictions.
Sadly, and once again, the fiscal planning of our elected government puts in second place the essential public goods and services British Columbians require to lead prosperous, inclusi...