B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Memorandum of Settlement - BCGEU


The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in.
 
The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both.
 
Meeting one:
Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can connect using one of these three methods:
 
Join the Zoom meeting on your computer:
Go to: https://zoom.us/j/964691891
Meeting ID: 964 691 891
 
By One tap mobile:
Dial: +16475580588, 964691891# (within Canada)
 
From a landline phone:
Dial: 1647 558 0588 (within Canada)
Meeting ID: 964 691 891
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Meeting two: please note the meeting ID is different for the 6:00 P.M. meeting
Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can connect using one of these three methods:
 
Join the Zoom Meeting on your computer:
Go to: https://zoom.us/j/434229517
Meeting ID: 434 229 517
 
By One tap mobile
Dial: +16475580588, 434229517# (within Canada)
 
From a landline phone:
Dial: +1 647 558 0588 (within Canada)
Meeting ID: 434 229 517
 
Highlights of the tentative agreement include:

  • Consolidation of existing collective agreement language. 
  • Consolidated and streamlined harassment procedures.
  • Parity with the public service agreement including benefits and language. 
  • Monetary gains are contained in the agreement including a one-time payment related to the savings resulting from the elimination of MSP premiums.
  • General wage increases follow the government mandate of two per cent per year over three years.

 
Important Dates to Note:

  • October 30/31: a ratification document containing all changes to the collective agreement will be emailed out to CLBC members
  • November 4: conference call at noon for all Component 6 Stewards at CLBC 
  • November 5: telephone townhall meeting at noon and 6:00 p.m.
  • Ratification meetings November 13, 14 & 15:
  •        -    Nov. 13 in Victoria at CLBC office at 11:30 a.m.
  •        -    Nov. 14 at Surrey CLBC office at 11:30 a.m.
  •        -    Nov. 15 at CLBC HQ at noon
  • November 15: ballots will be emailed out
  • November 25: ballots due back

 
You can read the Memorandum of Settlement here
 

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