Friday, June 23, 2017 at 09:00 AMBCGEU North Island Area Office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada
ATTENTION ALL LOCAL 302 OH&S REPRESENTATIVES
The Union will be providing all OH&S Representatives Local 302 with a day of training!
It is preferable but not mandatory that you have the 1-Day OH&S Training prior to the networking session. This Local 302 Networking Strategy Session will focus on:
- providing you with specific knowledge, tools and skills to ensure union caucuses are occurring prior to each joint OH&S committee meeting
- tools to help identify, strategize and prioritize issues to create an action plan.
DATE: Friday, June 23, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 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.)
Please register for this session as soon as possible. You will not lose any pay as we pay your wage for the day, and your lunch is covered. You will not lose any pay as we pay your wage for the day, and your lunch is covered .You are an important part of the Union and training is important to properly represent your members.
Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 09:00 AMCumberland Recreation Institute in Cumberland, BC, Canada
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
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 05:00 PMSurrey Public Library - Room 405 in Surrey, BC, Canada
TO: All Members at DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
DATE: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
TIME: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
PLACE: Surrey Public Library, 4th Floor - Room 405
City Centre Library - 10350 University Dr
You are invited to join your BCGEU Vice President, Andrea Duncan, Community Social Services, and local 304 chair, Tamara Peterson and Sarah Georgetti, staff representative for a general union meeting for your worksite.
Please bring any workplace concerns or questions you may have.
We hope you can attend this meeting, and look forward to seeing you there.
*Please note light refreshments will be provided*
RSVP: Please click on the link.
pc Andrea Duncan, Vice President, Community Social Services component 3
Tamara Peterson, L304 Chair
Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 07:00 PMRoyal Canadian Legion Branch 170 in Castlegar, BC, Canada
Please join us in celebrating the retirement of Staff Representative, Henny Hanegraaf. After 23 long years fighting for the rights of the membership, she retired in late February 2017. Now that she is back from some well-deserved vacation time, we want to give members an opportunity to say goodbye and let her know her efforts haven't gone unnoticed.
This will be a POTLUCK event at the Legion in Castlegar on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
We ask that you RSVP below and include the dish or item you wish to bring under the "dietary restrictions/allergies" space provided.
Please feel free to bring your partners and/or friends to this event. Attendees must be 19 years of age or older.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 09:00 AMIncident Investigation in Victoria, BC , BC, Canada
An incident happens at your work place and you suddenly get a call to participate in an investigation. What do you do? What is the purpose of an investigation? What is required? This course will answer all these questions and provide you with the opportunity to improve you're investigative skills.
In this course you will learn:
•The legislative requirements for conducting accident/incident investigations
•How to get to the contributing factors by conducting effective witness interviews and examining physical evidence
•How to assess the evidence in order to recommend effective corrective measures
8 hours of annual OH&S committee education, to be paid by the employer, is legally required under the Workers Compensation Act (Division 4, Section 135) and collective agreements.
Saturday, August 05, 2017 at 10:00 AMSKYFEST 2017 in Quesnel, BC, Canada
The Cariboo Cross Component Committee invites you and your family to attend our annual Activist Appreciation Event. This years event will be held at SKYFEST in Quesnel, BC. The purpose of this event is for the BCGEU to acknowledge the time and effort it takes to be an active member for your Union!
For further information & Start times for this event please visit
Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 11:00 AMTrout Lake Community Centre - Grandview Room in Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sunday, August 20, 2017 RAIN OR SHINE!
TIME: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Grandview Room
Trout Lake Community Centre – Located in John Hendry Park off Victoria Drive
Check in at the Grandview Room
3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver BC V5N 4M4
Monday, September 04, 2017 at 11:00 AM"Kin Hut" in Ladysmith, BC, Canada
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
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 06:00 PM through October 22, 2017Ballroom in Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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.