Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
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.
TIME: 6:00 pm
PLACE: Telephone Meeting
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Please call 1-866-562-0090 (toll free) - Conference ID : 514688#
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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 ...