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  • 2 Day Organizing Fundamentals - Nanaimo Area Office

    Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 09:00 AM through March 14, 2024
    Nanaimo Area office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    This two-day introduction to organizing provides members with knowledge and support to help build collective power at work. The training will introduce participants to core organizing skills that can help build the kind of union engagement needed to tackle issues at work. No previous training or experience necessary to attend. A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this training. Travel, meals and accommodation (if required) are also provided. Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

     

    If you wish to register, but the course is full, please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

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

    Wednesday, March 13, 2024 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 is provided for this course.
    • Travel, meals and accommodation, if required, are also provided.
    • Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

  • INVITATION ONLY - Area 01 Activist’s Appreciation Banquet

    Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 05:30 PM through March 17, 2024
    Victoria Conference Centre in Victoria, BC, Canada

    To All Local Officers, Stewards &
    Union Appointed OH&S Representatives in Area 01

    As a "Thank You" for your dedication and commitment to the membership of our Union, you and a guest are cordially invited to attend the 2023/24 Activist Appreciation Event. We hope you will take the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful evening with your fellow activists, special guests and Area office Staff.

    When: Saturday, March 16th, 2024

    Where: Victoria Conference Centre 
    720 Douglas Street, Victoria

    Doors Open/Registration: 5:30 pm
    Welcome/Speeches: 6:15 pm
    Dinner:
    7:00 pm
    DJ / Dancing:
     8:30 pm

    This year's theme: Night on the Town

    Deadline to register for this event is Thursday, February 29, 2024

    If you have any questions or difficulties registering, kindly contact the Victoria Area Office at 250-388-9948 or 1-800-667-1033 or email at [email protected].

    You must be registered to be eligible to attend.

  • Area 04 Steward Fundamentals Course March 20-21

    Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at 09:00 AM through March 21, 2024
    BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office in Langley, BC, Canada

    Steward Fundamentals is a two-day foundation-level course for new Stewards. It focuses on the essential skills every steward needs to know. Through discussion and interactive group activities, you will be introduced to the key roles and responsibilities of a steward as advocate, educator, organizer, and communicator. Stewards will leave feeling more confident, effective in their role, and skillful in their interactions with members and the employer. 

    This course is for elected stewards and local officers who have not previously taken the Steward Fundamentals Training.

    A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this course. Please provide how many hours you work per shift on the registration form. Lunch will be provided, please advise of dietary restrictions and/or allergies.

  • 2 Day Organizing Fundamental Training - Fraser Valley

    Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 09:00 AM through July 11, 2024
    Fraser Valley Area Office in Langley, BC, Canada

    This two-day introduction to organizing provides members with knowledge and support to help build collective power at work. The training will introduce participants to core organizing skills that can help build the kind of union engagement needed to tackle issues at work. No previous training or experience necessary to attend. A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this training. Travel, meals and accommodation (if required) are also provided. Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

     

    If you wish to register, but the course is full, please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

  • 2 Day Organizing Fundamentals Training - Victoria

    Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at 09:00 AM through July 18, 2024
    Victoria Area Office in Victoria, BC, Canada

    This two-day introduction to organizing provides members with knowledge and support to help build collective power at work. The training will introduce participants to core organizing skills that can help build the kind of union engagement needed to tackle issues at work. No previous training or experience necessary to attend. A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this training. Travel, meals and accommodation (if required) are also provided. Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

     

    If you wish to register, but the course is full, please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

  • 2 Day Organizing Fundamental Training - Nanaimo

    Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 09:00 AM through July 25, 2024
    Nanaimo Area office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    This two-day introduction to organizing provides members with knowledge and support to help build collective power at work. The training will introduce participants to core organizing skills that can help build the kind of union engagement needed to tackle issues at work. No previous training or experience necessary to attend. A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this training. Travel, meals and accommodation (if required) are also provided. Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

     

    If you wish to register, but the course is full, please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

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

    Wednesday, October 16, 2024 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 is provided for this course.
    • Travel, meals and accommodation, if required, are also provided.
    • Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

  • 2 Day Organizing Fundamental Training - Nanaimo

    Wednesday, October 23, 2024 at 09:00 AM through October 24, 2024
    Nanaimo Area office in Nanaimo, BC, Canada

    This two-day introduction to organizing provides members with knowledge and support to help build collective power at work. The training will introduce participants to core organizing skills that can help build the kind of union engagement needed to tackle issues at work. No previous training or experience necessary to attend. A union-paid leave-of-absence is provided for this training. Travel, meals and accommodation (if required) are also provided. Reasonable child and/or other dependent care expenses may be reimbursed.

     

    If you wish to register, but the course is full, please email [email protected] to be added to the waiting list.

  • Local 707 Bowling Event

    Wednesday, November 06, 2024 at 06:00 PM
    McCurdy Bowling Centre in Kelowna, BC, Canada

    You're invited to a special member to member event. Mingle with co-workers new and old from near and far. Enjoy some delicious appetizers and try your hand at 10-pin bowling. There's no fee to attend but space is limited. Don't delay. Sign up today for an evening of fun and games. Please leave your kids at home or arrange for a sitter. We'll pay for the childcare.

    RSVP is required to attend.

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