To: All BCGEU Members covered under the Community Social Services Sectoral Agreements:
Community Living Services, General Services and Aboriginal Services
Re: Call for Delegates for Sectoral Bargaining Conference
In preparation for sectoral agreements contract expiry in 2019, the BCGEU is holding a Community Social Services Sectoral Bargaining Conference.
Community Social Services Sectoral Bargaining Conference
November 6th and 7th, 2017
Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport
3500 Cessna Drive, Richmond
The Union will provide leave to attend the conference, make arrangements for necessary travel and accommodations, as well as cover meals and child care.
The number of delegates are determined by collective agreement in each local for sectoral and geographic representation. Local Chairs are delegates to the bargaining conference by right, so in some areas the call is for an alternate only in the event that a local chair cannot attend.
Members who are nominated to be a delegate must be available to attend both dates, and work under one of the sectoral agreements.
Call for nominations for delegates in Local 307 are as follows:
Community Living Services: 1 and 1 alternateGeneral Services: 1 alternate (Chair is GS)
Nominations can be submitted by fax (250) 763-9233 email to Area07@bcgeu.ca or in person at a local meeting.
Deadline to submit nominations by fax or email no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 28, 2017, or in person at the meeting on the same date.
Delegates will be elected at a local meeting. Details are as follows:
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: BCGEU Kelowna Area Office, 1064 Borden Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6A8
Delegates may submit a short bio of no more than 250 words to be presented at the meeting prior to the election. Members will only vote for the delegate(s) nominated to represent their sectoral agreement.
The Community Social Services Sectoral Bargaining Committee members will be elected from the delegates at the conference.
If you have any questions about this process, please contact your Area Office at (250) 763-6405/1-800-667-1132 or Area07@bcgeu.ca or Local Chair – Wynn Hartfelder at (250) 540-6674 or email@example.com
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