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

Nov 5, 2012

BCGEU members have ratified the 16th Master Agreement, which was concluded September 27 in Victoria after a marathon bargaining session.

Nov 2, 2012

The union has received some sharp criticism from members regarding reimbursement of professional fees. Our agreement with government changed this fee schedule from 2005 to 2009.

Oct 17, 2012

The Ratification Bulletin for BCGEU members who work for the B.C. Government is now available online.

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Component News

Feb 21, 2017

BCGEU president gives a first-look response to the BC 2017 budget, from the budget lockup at the Victoria Convention Centre.

Feb 20, 2017

The BCGEU has been notified by the Liquor Distribution Branch of the location for the interim warehouse that will replace the Vancouver Distribution Centre (VDC).

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Media Coverage

May 18, 2016

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – While new liquor laws introduced by the provincial government mean that grocery stores can now apply to sell alcohol, that most likely won’t be the situation at Fort St.

May 18, 2016

Would it be legal and could the city enforce it?

May 18, 2016

The provincial government’s new liquor laws will allow for booze to be sold inside grocery stores, but Pitt Meadows council is about to restrict that.

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