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  • CANCELLED Area 12 - 712 Enhanced Steward

    Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Office - Terrace or Zoom in Terrace, BC, Canada

    TRAINING IS CANCELLED

    If you are a Local 712 Steward or Local Executive Member

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS – REGISTER TODAY!!

    Enhanced Steward Training

    Date: Thursday October 28, 2021

    Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: Terrace BCGEU office or Zoom

     

    DEADLINE TO REGISTER: October 13, 2021

     

    Please join in for the upcoming Enhanced Steward Training.

     Topic: Common Grievances
    Steward's Refresher

    In order to participate via zoom, you will need access to a laptop or tablet and have either Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser. We will also need your current home email address.

     As in the past, you will still be eligible for a leave of absence and accomodation that needs approval from your supervisor. This means that you would be paid your regular wage, if you are scheduled to work that day, and the Union will reimburse your employer.

    Please use the "Additional Info" field to let us know if you plan to attend in person or via Zoom.

    For more information please contact the area office at:

    Northwest Area Office of the BCGEU

    4600 Lazelle Avenue

    Terrace, BC V8G 1S5

    Fax: (250) 635-3588 or Toll Free at 1-800-946-0259

    Phone: (250) 635-9126 or Toll Free at 1-800-665-1664

    Email: [email protected]

    By order of the PHO, vaccination will be required to access indoor organized gatherings including conferences, meetings and workshops. Beginning September 13, 2021, you will be required to provide proof of at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to access any BCGEU in-person training sessions and you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination by October 24, 2021. Please have your proof of vaccination ready upon entry to our training session. You will need to provide this to your course facilitator or designate.

  • Area 05 Char + 1 - VIRTUAL

    Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 09:00 AM
    Virtual - Zoom in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Each Local Chair – along with one (1) delegate per local – is asked to attend VIA Zoom the upcoming Local Chair + 1 session. Conducting and facilitating the session will be Rob Wotherspoon, Regional Coordinator.

    IMPORTANT: Please appoint a second delegate to represent your local. This delegate must be from your executive. Please send your delegate a link to this event so they can register. Please ensure they provide their leave of absence requirements. 

    Please submit any agenda items or training requests to [email protected] by Oct. 21, 2021.

    Please RSVP to the Kamloops office no later than Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A Zoom link to the meeting will be sent out a few days before the meeting.

    If you require a union-paid leave of absence, please indicate this when you RSVP.

    Thank you very much and looking forward to seeing you on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021!

  • Area 12 - 612 Enhanced Steward

    Tuesday, November 02, 2021 at 09:00 AM
    BCGEU Office - Terrace or Zoom in Terrace, BC, Canada

    If you are a Local 612 Steward or Local Executive Member

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS – REGISTER TODAY!!

    Online Enhanced Steward Training

    Date: Tuesday November 02, 2021

    Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: Terrace BCGEU office or Zoom

     

    DEADLINE TO REGISTER: October 15th, 2021

     

    Please join in for the upcoming Enhanced Steward Training.

    Topic: Steward Review

     In order to participate via zoom, you will need access to a laptop or tablet and have either Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser. We will also need your current home email address.

     As in the past, you will still be eligible for a leave of absence and accomodation that needs approval from your supervisor. This means that you would be paid your regular wage, if you are scheduled to work that day, and the Union will reimburse your employer.

    Please use the "additional info" field to let us know if you plan to attend in person or via zoom.

    For more information please contact the area office at:

    Northwest Area Office of the BCGEU
    4600 Lazelle Avenue
    Terrace, BC V8G 1S5
    Fax: (250) 635-3588 or Toll Free at 1-800-946-0259
    Phone: (250) 635-9126 or Toll Free at 1-800-665-1664
    Email: [email protected]

     

    By order of the PHO, vaccination will be required to access indoor organized gatherings including conferences, meetings and workshops. Beginning September 13, 2021, you will be required to provide proof of at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to access any BCGEU in-person training sessions and you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination by October 24, 2021. Please have your proof of vaccination ready upon entry to our training session. You will need to provide this to your course facilitator or designate.
    This is event is mask mandatory and scent free. 

     

  • Equity & Human Rights Webinar

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021 at 07:00 PM
    Zoom in Burnaby, BC, Canada

    The BCGEU would like to invite you to the Equity & Human Rights Webinar.

    When: Nov 3, 2021 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

    Please click the link below to join the webinar:

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81705756072?pwd=bUczZDNZcTg3eFE5RDE2T1F1emI5dz09  

    Passcode: 775274
    Or One tap mobile :
        Canada: +16473744685,,81705756072#  or +16475580588,,81705756072#
    Or Telephone:
        Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
            Canada: +1 647 374 4685  or +1 647 558 0588  or +1 778 907 2071  or +1 204 272 7920  or +1 438 809 7799  or +1 587 328 1099  or +1 613 209 3054
            US: +1 206 337 9723  or +1 213 338 8477  or +1 253 215 8782
    Webinar ID: 817 0575 6072

     

  • Local 306 General Meeting & C3 Bargaining Conference Close

    Friday, November 05, 2021 at 05:00 PM
    VIRTUAL - Cariboo in Williams Lake, BC, Canada

    Date: November 5, 2021

    To: All BCGEU Members, Component 3

    (Community Social Services)

    Local 0306 Members

    Re: Local General Meeting (Virtual Event)

    The Local 306 General meeting will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm. This meeting is open to all members of Local 306.

    AGENDA

     

    1. General Meeting

    2. 306 bargaining conference delegate/alternate nomination close

    3. Other agenda items to be determined

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83847558952?pwd=TXI3a3dPN1p4UWcwMzNDSE1qb09DZz09

    Meeting ID: 838 4755 8952

    Passcode: 482093

    One tap mobile
    +16473744685,,83847558952# Canada
    +16475580588,,83847558952# Canada

    Dial by your location

    Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kcHsNsK9Uy

  • Area06 Chair+1 Meeting (Online)

    Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 09:00 AM
    VIRTUAL - Cariboo in Williams Lake, BC, Canada

    Please mark your calendars:

    Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Place: Virtually (Zoom Link)

     

    It is that time of year again where each Local Chair– along with one (1) delegate per Local is asked to attend the upcoming Local Chair Plus One Day Session for 2021.

     

    We ask that you please appoint a second delegate to represent your Local, this delegate must be from your Executive. Please advise the Williams Lake Area Office of your delegate choice and pass this information on to those you appoint in order that they may make the necessary arrangements to attend.

     

    Due to the most recent Public Health Order regarding gatherings and events in Interior Health we are only offering this event virtually.

     

    In order to participate virtually, you will need access to a laptop or tablet and have either Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge as your internet browser. A training package will be mailed out to you so please make sure that we have your current home address.

     

    Please RSVP to the Williams Lake Area Office no later than Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

     

    If you require a Union-Paid Leave of Absence please indicate this when you RSVP. Notify your Supervisor immediately of the date you require off for Union Business and advise paperwork coming.

     

    If you have any questions, please contact the office:

     

    Williams Lake Area Office of the BCGEU

    107A North First Avenue, Williams Lake BC, V2G 1Y7

    Telephone: (250) 392-6586 or Toll Free: 1-800-667-9244

    Facsimile: (250)-392-5582 or Toll Free: 1-800-946-0251

    Email: [email protected]

  • Area 03 Activists Appreciation Event - Night at the Aquarium

    Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 07:00 PM through November 21, 2021
    Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, BC, Canada

     

    A NIGHT AT THE VANCOUVER AQUARIUM

    ACTIVISTS APPRECIATION EVENT

     The Area 03 Cross Component Committee is hosting an appreciation event to honour and recognize your hard work on behalf of the BCGEU members in Area 03.

    You and one guest are cordially invited to attend the Activists Appreciation Event

     SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2021

     PLACE: Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, BC V6G 3E2

    TIME: Doors open at 7:00 pm to Midnight

    Appetizers will be served & Cocktails available via cash bar

     DRESS: Black & White themed attire encouraged!

    NO MINORS. THIS IS A 19+ EVENT.

     Space is limited, so please register online to reserve your seat(s):

    Deadline to register for this event is Monday, October 25, 2021

     Taxi vouchers for the trip home will be available at the venue. Taxi to the venue can be expensed using the online expense claim form only and will require a receipt.

     A limited number of hotel rooms are available for members traveling from outlying areas.

     If you require childcare re-imbursement for this event please contact [email protected]

     By order of the PHO, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination to the venue upon entering and masks will be mandatory.

     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.