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 312 are as follows:
Community Living Services: 1 and 1 alternate (Chair is CL)
General Services: 1 and 1 alternate
Aboriginal Services: 2 and 1 alternate
Nominations can be submitted by fax (250) 635-3588 or email to Area12@bcgeu.ca or in person at a local meeting.
Deadline to submit nominations by fax or email no later than 5:00 pm on September 27, 2017, or in person at the meeting on the same date.
Delegates will be elected at a local meeting. Details are as follows:
Date: September 27, 2017
Location: Terrace Area Office
If you wish to join this meeting via conference call, please call toll free 1-888 -289-4573
And enter Access Code: 4062641#
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) 635-9126 or Area12@bcgeu.ca or Local Chair – Dorothy Bartsoff at (250) 638-8183 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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