Events

Find events near you

within
  • Thursday, May 04, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU in Langley, BC, Canada

    L304 Enhanced Steward Training

    To: All Local 304 stewards and executive members

    Re: Enhanced Stewards Training

     

    DATE: Thursday, May 4, 2017

     

    WHERE: Fraser Valley area office

    8555 – 198A Street

    Langley

     

    TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

     

    We are excited to provide a full day of education and networking with stewards in our local! As you know, the role of a steward in the workplace is an extremely important one, and we want to make sure that our stewards are equipped with all the information they need to continue to assist members every day.

     

    Registration will close on Thursday, April 28, 2017. Leaves of absences are available if required and lunch will be provided. When you register, please advise of any food restrictions/allergies, and the exact hours of work per day for the leave of absence.

     

    To register for the course, please visit our website at:

    http://events.bcgeu.ca/l304_enhanced_steward_training_xkxume-dzzqgkqyjsa94vq

     

    We look forward to seeing you.

     

    In solidarity

     

     

     

     

    Tamara Peterson

     

    L304 Chair

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Local 602 Enhanced Stewards' Training

    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL STEWARDS IN LOCAL 602

     The Union will be providing all stewards in this Local a day of training in the following subjects:

     1.                  The grievance procedure and the role of the steward.

    This session will review the grievance procedure with an emphasis on resolving issues at Step 1 and Step 2. It will also cover the role of the steward in investigative meetings. This will be interactive and involve the stewards in problem solving and their past experiences.

    2.                  Progressive Discipline:  What it is, the governing principles.

    This session will talk about the governing principles of the progressive discipline process and the use of the William Scott case in the discipline issues and how you can use it in your analysis and in problem solving in the grievance process both with members and with the Employer. 

    DATE:                      Tuesday, May 9, 2017

    TIME:                      9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Please note the office does not open until 8:30 a.m.)

    LOCATION:             BCGEU North Island Area Office

                                    106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo

                                    (Please park in designated BCGEU parking spots.)

    You will not lose any pay as we pay your wage for the day, and your lunch is covered as well as any mileage and/or hotel, meals or childcare you may incur. It doesn't matter if you're from Port Hardy or Nanaimo…..You are an important part of the Union and training is important to properly represent your members. We will ensure you incur no costs.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Local 1202 Enhanced Stewards' Training

    IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL STEWARDS IN LOCAL 1202

     The Union will be providing all stewards in this Local a day of training in the following subjects:

     1.                   The Grievance Procedure and The Role of the Steward

    This session will review the grievance procedure with an emphasis on resolving issues at Step 1 and Step 2. The focus will be on problem solving, dealing with difficult managers/supervisors and how to promote the grievance discussion. This will be interactive and involve the stewards in problem solving and their past experiences.

    2.                   The doctrine of Progressive Discipline and using Wm. Scott and KVP to assist you in the grievance procedure

    This session will talk about the governing principles of the progressive discipline process and the use of the William Scott case in the discipline issues and how you can use it in your analysis and in problem solving with both your member and the grievor.

    3.                   Common grievances and how to solve them

    We will look at some of the more common grievance issues you run into.

     DATE:                              Thursday, May 25, 2017

    TIME:                              9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Please note the office does not open until 8:30 a.m.)

    LOCATION:                   BCGEU North Island Area Office

                                              106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo

                                              (Please park in designated BCGEU parking spots.)

     You will not lose any pay as we pay your wage for the day, and your lunch is covered as well as any mileage and/or hotel, meals or childcare you may incur. It doesn't matter if you're from Port Hardy or Nanaimo…..You are an important part of the Union and training is important to properly represent your members. We will ensure you incur no costs.

     To register please click on the following link: http://events.bcgeu.ca/local_602_enhanced_stewards_training. The deadline to register is May 11, 2017. If you have any questions, please contact the office at 1‑800‑667‑1997.

     

    In solidarity

    Lynda Morrice

     

    Staff Representative

  • Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Miracle Beach in Black Creek, BC, BC, Canada

    Area 02 North Vancouver Island Family Summer Picnic

    BCGEU North Vancouver Island (Area 02)

    Family Summer Picnic

     

     

     

     
      Text Box: Date:		Sunday, June 4, 2017

Time:		11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:		Miracle Beach

Directions:
Miracle Beach Provincial Park is located 22 km north of Courtenay and 22 km south of Campbell River off Hwy 19A. From Hwy 19 take exit #144 (Hamm Road) to Hwy 19 (the Oceanside Route). Turn north a short distance to Miracle Beach Drive and then drive 2 km straight into the park.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Image result for picnic clipart

     

     

     

     

     

     

    All BCGEU Members are inviting to join fellow members and their families at beautiful Miracle Beach for hamburgers, hotdogs (including vegetarian options) and refreshments. There will be kids games.

     

    We hope you come out and join us for loads of fun for the whole family!

     

     

    This event is sponsored by your BCGEU Area 02 Cross Component Committee.

     

    /ds

     

    MoveUP

  • Sunday, June 04, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Miracle Beach in Black Creek, BC, BC, Canada

    Area 02 North Vancouver Island Family Summer Picnic

    BCGEU North Vancouver Island (Area 02)

    Family Summer Picnic

     

     

     

     
      Text Box: Date:		Sunday, June 4, 2017

Time:		11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:		Miracle Beach

Directions:
Miracle Beach Provincial Park is located 22 km north of Courtenay and 22 km south of Campbell River off Hwy 19A. From Hwy 19 take exit #144 (Hamm Road) to Hwy 19 (the Oceanside Route). Turn north a short distance to Miracle Beach Drive and then drive 2 km straight into the park.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    All BCGEU Members are inviting to join fellow members and their families at beautiful Miracle Beach for hamburgers, hotdogs (including vegetarian options) and refreshments. There will be kids games.

     

    We hope you come out and join us for loads of fun for the whole family!

     

     

    This event is sponsored by your BCGEU Area 02 Cross Component Committee.

     

    /ds

    MoveUP

  • Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 12:00 PM
    Front St / Maffeo Sutton Park in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Nanaimo 2nd Annual Pride Parade

    Join the BCGEU RV for this 2nd annual parade. Last years parade was highly popular!

    The parade starts at noon on Front Street and winds through downtown to Maffeo Sutton Park where admission to the festival is free. There will be a play area, food trucks, beer garden, main-stage entertainment, vendors and more.

     

    There is no RSVP needed for this event.

    If you'd like to participate just find the RV!

     

  • Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Cumberland Recreation Institute in Cumberland, BC, Canada

    31st Miners Memorial Weekend

     

     

    Join this celebration of workers and their families and call for a renewed commitment for safe and healthy workplaces, justice and equity, and bread and roses for all!

    9:00-11:00am Pancake Breakfast
    1:00-2:30pm Graveside Vigil

     

     

    No RSVP necessary

    For more information visit www.cumberlandmuseum.ca 

     

  • Monday, September 04, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    "Kin Hut" in Ladysmith, BC, Canada

    Labour Day Picnic (Area 02)

    Join us for food and games at Transfer Beach, Ladysmith for this popular annual picnic for Union members and families.

    This picnic is open to your family and the entire community so there is no sign up necessary

     

     

    If you have any questions contact Joanna Lord (702) at Jo.M.Lord@gmail.com

  • Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 09:00 AM through October 03, 2017
    Pacific Gateway Hotel in Richmond, BC, Canada

    File This! BCGEU Administrative Services Conference

    Are you a BCGEU member who works in an office environment providing administrative services OR provides frontline service to the public in an administrative role?

     If the answer is yes, you may be eligible to attend File This!, a BCGEU education conference for members who work in administrative services.

     From: Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017 

    Where: Pacific Gateway Hotel, 3500 Cessna Dr, Richmond, B.C.

     Preference will be given to new activists and those BCGEU members who've not previously attended a conference and want to take the next step, and those who've had minimal education opportunities. 

     The conference will feature guest speakers and workshops. Topics are expected to include stress management and occupational health and safety, ergonomics, bullying & harassment, conflict resolution, the challenges of overwork and time management.

     If you are selected to attend, the BCGEU will cover the costs of your leave of absence from work (LOA), travel, accommodation, childcare (if required), and other incidentals. 

     Limited spaces are available.

     

    If you have any questions please contact: anna.johnson@bcgeu.ca 

     

     

    Register here http://filethis-bcgeu.nationbuilder.com/

  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 06:00 PM through October 22, 2017
    Ballroom in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    Activists' Appreciation Evening (Area 02)

    The Annual Banquet and "thank you" to Stewards and OH&S Representatives for all the work that they do for our Union - an evening at the Coast Bastion Hotel beginning at 6pm and finishing at midnight (or later) in the Ballroom.

     

    No RSVP's at this time.

    Invitations will be sent out closer to the date.