The Employer and your union bargaining committee met on Friday to exchange proposals and initiate bargaining discussions. All union and employer proposals are now on the table except for wages and term which will be tabled at a later date. We are going to deal with non-monetary proposals first and monetary later.
Following the tabling of proposals, the Employer sought some time to review the union's proposals. It is very early in the bargaining process. We are scheduled to return to the table with the Employer on April 3rd and 4th. Our union bargaining committee will meet on the 5th to caucus.
If you want more details about what's happening with bargaining, please speak with one of your union bargaining committee members. Don't buy into the rumour mill.
Your support through the bargaining process is important. To help ensure you receive a copy of bargaining updates, please provide a personal email address to the BCGEU at http://www.bcgeu.ca/update . If we already have an email address on file for you and you wish to edit or update any of your existing contact information, you can use the same form.
Your Bargaining Committee:
Jackie Pierre – Bargaining Committee Chair
Lorraine Robinson – Bargaining Committee Member
Ann McLean– Bargaining Committee Member
Gary Bennett, Staff Representative – Negotiations
Download PDF of notice here
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