ISM Canada - Bargaining Update - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU ISM Members
Re: Bargaining Update – Changes to the Agreement

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with the Employer. The committee is recommending ratification. The tentative agreement improvements include:

· Improved benefits

· Wage increases

· Improvements throughout the collective agreement

Ratification meetings, held through video conference, will be held throughout the province.

The video conference details are: January 16, 2018, time: 6:00 pm

The BCGEU area offices at:

Terrace: 102 - 4710 Lazelle Ave. Terrace, BC V8G 1T2

Prince George: 500 Quebec St., Prince George, BC V2L 0C6

Kelowna: 1064 Borden Ave. Kelowna, BC V1Y 6A8

Fraser Valley: 8555 - 198A St. Langley, BC V2Y 0A9

Lower Mainland : Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4 and

Victoria : 2994 Douglas Street, Victoria BC V8T 4N4

Voting on the collective agreement will begin on January 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm.

You can vote at the meetings or mail in. Ballots are being mailed out to each member this week. All ballots need to be back to a BCGEU office not later than Feb 1, 2018 at 5:00 PM. Please ensure you get your completed ballot to any BCGEU office before Feb 1, 2018.

For voting and ratification, we will be using personal email addresses to communicate with you.

Please ensure that you have sent your personal email address to:

In solidarity

Joseph Ivens – Bargaining Unit Chairperson
Eugene Fox – Committee Member
Brent Stokell – Committee Member
Darlene Thorburn – BCGEU Staff Representative

Download C6 ISM Members FYI Bargaining Update - Changes to Agreement.pdf

Download PDF of Changes to Agreement here