All members at the BC Safety Authority

September 1, 2015

Re: Ratification Vote

Your committee has decided to open the ratification voting period on Monday September 14th, and close voting on October 2nd, 2015.

Members can vote at the Area Offices listed below, and also at any BCGEU Area Office during business hours from September 14th to October 2nd, 2015.

Members will also receive a ballot in the mail, with a return addressed envelope.  Mailed ballots must be received by October 2nd, 2015.

Your committee has also decided to hold ratification meetings on the dates listed below, at the locations listed below.  Please attend meeting to discuss the tentative settlement.  You can attend any meeting.  If you choose to do so, voting will also be available at each ratification meeting.

Your committee is recommending a YES vote.

KELOWNA – Okanagan Room
Date:  Sept 14, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8

PRINCE GEORGE – Meeting Room "A"
Date:  September 15, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  BCGEU Prince George Area Office 500 Quebec Street, Prince George, BC V2L 0C6 (new location)

LANGLEY – Fraser Room
Date:  September 16, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office – 8555 - 198A St. Langley, BC V2Y 0A9

BURNABY – BCGEU Headquarters Building TKEC "A"
Date:  September 17, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  BCGEU Headquarters, 4911 Canada Way, Burnaby, V5G 3W3

VICTORIA - Classroom
Date:  September 23, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  Victoria Area Office 2994 Douglas St. Victoria, BC V8T 4N4

NANAIMO – Auditorium “A”
Date:  September 24, 2015
Time:  5:00 pm
Place:  Nanaimo Area Office #106-1650 N. Terminal Ave Nanaimo, BC V9S 0A2

A conference phone line will also be set up for each ratification meeting.  If you wish to call in to follow the discussion and to ask questions, please call:

For all meetings:

Call in number:  1-866-562-0090

Conference Id:  475683

Read Memorandum of Settlement here

View current collective agreement here

To update contact information please click here


In solidarity, 

Mark Lang, Bargaining Committee Chair
Ann McLean, Bargaining Committee Member
Jackie Pierre, Bargaining Committee Member
Frank Greenlay, BCGEU Staff Representative


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