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  • Kamloops Pride Festival

    Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM
    Riverside Park in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event in August in Kamloops that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Kamloops:

    Date: August 25, 2019

    Location: Riverside Park

    Click here for map

    More info: Click here

  • Nelson Pride Festival

    Sunday, September 01, 2019 at 11:00 AM
    Baker Street in Nelson, BC, Canada

    Every year the BCGEU sponsors a number of events throughout the province every year. These events are family friendly and we encourage all our members to attend an event in their area.

    Below you will find information about the event in Nelson that your union is sponsoring. Come out and enjoy the festivities and stop by the BCGEU table and say hello to your fellow members.

    Nelson:

    Date: September 1, 2019

    Location: Baker Street

    Click here for map

    More info: Click here

  • Area 03 BCGEU Labour Day Centennial Picnic

    Monday, September 02, 2019 at 01:00 PM

    The Area 03 Cross Component Committee is hosting a Picnic for Area 03 BCGEU members and their families.

     

    PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Broadway Tech Centre Picnic Area

    #130, 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver

    Picnic Area – off of Virtual Way in front of 2980 Virtual Way

     

    DATE: Monday, September 2, 2019 RAIN OR SHINE

     

    TIME: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In the Picnic Area

    Popcorn, candy floss, snow cones and water will be provided. Bring your own picnic lunch and meet other Union members for a fun afternoon with the bouncy castle, face-painting and caricature portrait artist. (This is not a BBQ event).

    Please register by August 23, 2019

     

    Let us know the names & ages of the people in your party (maximum 4 guests plus yourself).

     

    The BCGEU Code of Conduct is in effect at all Cross Component events. Any participant engaging in unacceptable behaviour may be asked to leave and not invited to future events.

    * Street parking is located off of Renfrew, Hebb or Nootka (underground parking is closed in the evening and on the weekend). Disabled parking spots are available outside at ground level. Please call 604-215-1499 in advance during weekday business hours for detailed instructions to access disabled parking.

     

  • Local 1207 General Membership Meeting

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    BCGEU Okanagan Area Office in Kelowna, BC, Canada

     

    You are all invited to our general 1207 meeting; it's a chance to meet co-workers and union activists from throughout the province, and learn more about your union, your workplace, and your rights. 

     

    AGENDA

     

    Meet and greet with component executive members

    New changes to our collective agreement

    Food and refreshments will be provided so please RSVP.

  • Component 17 BBQ

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 02:00 PM
    BC Place (Gate TBA) in Vancouver, BC, Canada

    Every year around labour day BCGEU members gather at BC Place stadium for the annual union night at the Whitecaps member appreciation BBQ.

    Hundreds of BCGEU members work hard every day at BC Place to create one of the best stadium atmospheres in all of Canada, so you won't want to miss out on this event!

    We will be celebrating BCGEU members from component 17 with a fun and free BBQ surrounding BC Place. This event is open to all component 17 members and their families.

    The BBQ will run from 2pm to 6pm and we hope that you can drop by before the match kicks off to grab some swag, a hot dog and say hello.

    Please RSVP below to let us know you are coming.

    *Beef hot dogs and a vegetarian option will be available for those with restrictions*

  • Area 06 - Activist Appreciation Event

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 05:30 PM through September 15, 2019
    The Hanger in 108 Mile House, BC, Canada

    The Cariboo Cross Component Committee invites you and a guest to attend our annual Activist Appreciation Banquet to appreciate you for your time being a BCGEU activist.

     

    TIME: Cocktails 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Dinner 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

    Recognition

    Speeches 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm

    Live Band 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

    Additionally, the committee has arranged a deal on golfing for the weekend of the banquet with the 108 Golf Resort. 18 holes of Golf for $35 (this includes the cost of the cart rental). If you would like to partake in this activity at your own cost, please contact 1-250-791-5212 to book a t-time by August 31, 2019 to ensure this special rate and availability. Just let them know you are part of the BCGEU Group.

    Hotel Accommodations:

    (RSVP for Hotel Accommodations REQUIRED BY AUGUST 15, 2019)

    If required, Hotel Accommodation will be booked on your behalf by the Union at the 108 Golf Resort, 816 Telqua Drive, 108 Mile Ranch, V0K 2Z0.

     

    Request your hotel requirements in this registration. The Cariboo Area Office will forward your Hotel Confirmation approximately two weeks prior to the event.

     RSVP for Dinner with Hotel Requirements due: August 15, 2019

    RSVP for Dinner only due: August 30, 2019

  • Area 11 - CCC Activists Appreciation Banquet

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Ramada (Cranbrook Ballroom) in Prince George, BC, Canada

    Area 11 - Activist Appreciation Banquet YOU'RE INVITED!!! In appreciation of your efforts and commitments on behalf of the BCGEU members, the Area 11 Cross Component Committee is hosting an Appreciation Dinner.

    The honour of your presence is requested. You and a guest are invited to attend!

    Please join us for dinner and entertainment!

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    Ramada Inn (Cranbrook Room)

    444 George Street

    Prince George, BC V2L 1R6

    Cocktails at 6:00 pm

    Dinner at 7:00 pm

    Licensed bar will be open but is not included with dinner!

    Cabs to and from the event can be expensed to the Union with receipts.

    Expense Claim forms will be available at the event.

    Out of town Members: If you require accommodations, the office will need to be notified by Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Otherwise, we will not be able to guarantee accommodations for this event. Accommodations will be booked if available after this date.

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 30, 2019 ACCOMMODATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 7, 2019

  • Night At The Museum - Part Deux!

    Monday, September 16, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Fort St. John - North Peace Museum in Fort St. John, BC, Canada

    BBQ * Face Painting * Picture Display * Stories

    If you are joing the celebration as a retiree, please let us know in the 'Additional Field' provided.

     

  • Area 02 Step UP Training September 2019

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 09:00 AM
    North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

     

    STEP UP, our new introductory, 1-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, and explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey with the union. Along the way, you will learn about your fundamental union rights and useful union tools and strategies that will leave feeling more informed and confident. This course is open to members and new stewards and is the first step on our new learning pathway for stewards.

    A union paid leaves-of-absence is provided for this course. Travel, meals and accommodation, if required, are also provided. Lunch will be provided for the days you are in class.

     

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  • Local 304 Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 06:00 PM
    Fraser Valley Area Office in Langley, BC, BC, Canada

    Dealing with Difficult People in the Workplace