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  • Local 1703 General Meeting

    Tuesday, February 07, 2023 at 06:00 PM

    The next Local 1703 General meeting is on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 6:00pm. Please come out, meet your BCGEU Local 1703 Executives, and bring your questions and worksite issues.

    This meeting will be held in-person at the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area office and food will be provided for those attending. Please RSVP by February 1, 2023, to let us know of any dietary restrictions.

    Members also have the option to attend virtually using the details below. Please note that members attending virtually will be expected to have their video turned on during the meeting.

     https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89918139044?pwd=UjFwazVheThoclFIeldFQjRUTG8wdz09

    Agenda

    · CALL TO ORDER

    · FIRST NATIONS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

    · INTRODUCTIONS

    · APPROVAL OF AGENDA

    · APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    · REPORTS

    Component Executive Report

    Labour Council Report

    Other Committees

    Worksite Reports (by participants)

    · MOTION TO DESTROY BALLOTS

    2022 Local Election

    · OTHER BUSINESS

    · ADJOURNMENT

  • Area 03 Family Day Bowling - Morning Session - 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

    Monday, February 20, 2023 at 09:30 AM
    Port Coquitlam Bowl in Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada

    The Area 03 Cross Component Committee is hosting a Family Day Bowling Day for all Area 03 BCGEU members and their families in the Lower Mainland. Please come on out with your family and join us for some bowling!

    Place: Port Coquitlam Bowl

    2263 McAllister Ave, Port Coquitlam, V3C 2A9

    Date: Monday, February 20, 2023

    Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

    This event is free. It is Disco Ball bowling so there will be music & lights. It is 5 pin bowling which is the smaller lighter ball and easier for kids! Pizza and beverages will be served.

    Maximum registration per family is 4 including the member (yourself). If you as the member are not bowling but have registered your family, please email us to let us know after confirmation of registration. There is no space for spectators unless they are under the age of 3. Children must be 3 years or older to bowl. Please register bowlers only. We will be maximizing the number of people in each lane (6 bowlers only per lane) so you may not be bowling with just your family unit. If you need to cancel please email [email protected]

    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.

  • Area 04 Family Day Bowling Event

    Monday, February 20, 2023 at 11:30 AM
    Galaxy Bowling Alley in Abbotsford, BC, Canada

    Area 04 Cross Component Committee invite you to have some fun bowling on Family Day! There will be 10 lanes with 6 people per lane so this event is open for 60 people. A good time bowling & mingling. Bowling shoes, pizza, fruit, veggie platters & non alcoholic soft drinks will be provided. Check in at 11:30 to get your bowling shoes, lane assignment and then start bowling at 12:00 noon!

  • Area 03 Family Day Bowling - Afternoon Session - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

    Monday, February 20, 2023 at 03:00 PM
    Port Coquitlam Bowl in Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada

    The Area 03 Cross Component Committee is hosting a Family Day Bowling Day for all Area 03 BCGEU members and their families in the Lower Mainland. Please come on out with your family and join us for some bowling!

     

    Place: Port Coquitlam Bowl

    2263 McAllister Ave, Port Coquitlam, V3C 2A9

     

    Date: Monday, February 20, 2023

     

    Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

    This event is free. It is Disco Ball bowling so there will be music & lights. It is 5 pin bowling which is the smaller lighter ball and easier for kids! Pizza and beverages will be served.

     

    Maximum registration per family is 4 including the member (yourself). If you as the member are not bowling but have registered your family, please email us to let us know after confirmation of registration. There is no space for spectators unless they are under the age of 3. Children must be 3 years or older to bowl. Please register bowlers only. We will be maximizing the number of people in each lane (6 bowlers only per lane) so you may not be bowling with just your family unit.

    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.

  • Area 05 In-Person Step UP! Course (Area 05 Members) - 1 Day

    Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 09:00 AM
    Kamloops BCGEU Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Whether you're a brand new BCGEU member or you've been a member for a while, this STEP UP! workshop will introduce you to our union and help you develop your skills and knowledge around your rights as a worker and the role the union plays in supporting workers, their families, and our communities.

    Through stories of courage and strength, you will gain the clarity and support you need along with some useful union tools and strategies to get started with the BCGEU. You will leave feeling more informed, confident, and ready to connect with your co-workers.

    A union-paid leave-of-absence (LOA) and lunch is provided for this course. Please provide us with any dietary restrictions and the total number of paid hours required for your LOA.

    Travel and accommodation, if required, are also provided.

  • Area05 - Steward Fundamentals 2-Day Course (Kamloops, Wednesday March 22 at 9:00am)

    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 09:00 AM through March 23, 2023
    Kamloops BCGEU Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Two Day Steward Fundamentals Course from Wednesday March 22 - Thursday March 23, 2023 from 9:00am - 5:00pm.

    To register you need to be a Steward within Area 05.

    Lunch will be provided on both days. Please let the Area office know of any dietary restrictions when you register.

    If you require an LOA please provide your total paid hours worked (exclude breaks not paid for) for each day you are scheduled to work during the training.

    For BCGEU paid hotel accommodations, the attendee's home address must be at least 100 kms or more away from the Area 05 office.

  • Area 05 In-Person STEP UP! Course (Area 05 Members) - 1 Day

    Wednesday, June 07, 2023 at 09:00 AM
    Kamloops BCGEU Area Office in Kamloops, BC, Canada

    Whether you're a brand new BCGEU member or you've been a member for a while, this STEP UP! workshop will introduce you to our union and help you develop your skills and knowledge around your rights as a worker and the role the union plays in supporting workers, their families, and our communities.

    Through stories of courage and strength, you will gain the clarity and support you need along with some useful union tools and strategies to get started with the BCGEU. You will leave feeling more informed, confident, and ready to connect with your co-workers.

    A union-paid leave-of-absence (LOA) and lunch is provided for this course. Please provide us with any dietary restrictions and the total number of paid hours required for your LOA.

    Travel and accommodation, if required, are also provided.