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 308 are as follows:
General Services: 1 alternate
Nominations can be submitted by fax (250) 489-4700 or email to Area08@bcgeu.ca or in person at a local meeting.
Deadline to submit nominations by fax or email no later than 5:00 pm on October 3, 2017, or in person at the meeting on the same date.
Delegate will be elected at a local meeting. Details are as follows:
Date: October 3, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Cranbrook Area Office
If you are unable to attend this meeting at the Union Office (and live in a community outside Cranbrook), please phone at 4:50 pm MDT:
Conference Call: Dial in Number: 1-866-562-0090 Access Code: 859138#
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) 426-5459 or Area08@bcgeu.ca or Local Chair – Siri Tilling at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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