Component 5 - Retail Stores and Warehouse

BCGEU members in the Retail Stores and Warehouse Component operate the provincial government's retail liquor stores and related warehouse operations. Specific classifications include: assistant manager, assistant shipper, concession clerk, foreman, manager, shipper, store clerk and warehouse worker.

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Bargaining Updates

Apr 16, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions: #2 How and when can I vote on the tentative public service agreement?

Ballots and information for members to vote on the tentative public service agreement has been couriered to stewards.

The balloting is being conducted by stewards and mail contacts at the worksite. The voting starts on Monday, April 19.

Feb 22, 2006

Talks over the Component 5 agreement broke down on February 20, after the employer refused to discuss the union's proposal on conversions and demanded more concessions on hours of work, recall units, and unavailability restrictions for auxiliary employees.

The employer left the table even though progress on significant proposals were within reach.

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Component News

Jan 19, 2007

Jan. 18, 2007

Letter to the Editor
Vancouver Sun
#1-200 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
V6C 3N3

Dear Editor,

Nov 28, 2006

A special bulletin for all BCGEU Local 503 members

 

Oct 30, 2006

A comprehensive voter information package for the by-election to fill the vacant positions of Local 503 chairperson and recording secretary has been sent to all members by mail.

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Media Coverage

Apr 12, 2017
Apr 6, 2017

The co-owner and operator of a chic and bright dispensary near Granville Island has received the news that federal government plans to legalize the recreational use of marijuana with anticipation,

Jan 10, 2017

The sale of liquor in grocery stores in North Cowichan will continue to be prohibited.

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