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

Dec 3, 2013

The BCGEU and two bargaining associations have reached tentative agreements for 25,000 BCGEU members who work for direct government, 15,000 members in the community health subsector and 11,000 members in community social services.

Jan 2, 2013

Click here to read BCGEU letter concerning professional fees.

Click here to read fee structure.

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Component News

Oct 24, 2006

Nominations closed on October 20, for the vacant positions of Local 503 chairperson and recording secretary.

Oct 6, 2006

Opponents of the provincial government’s plan to permanently close downtown Vernon’s only public liquor outlet say they’re launching a petition campaign this weekend outside the Fruit Union Plaza s

Sep 12, 2006

September 12, 2006

503 All Members, Retail Stores & Warehouse

Nominations opened on September 10, 2006 for the vacant positions of :

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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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