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

Oct 10, 2012
Sep 28, 2012

Following months of difficult negotiations a tentative agreement was reached late last night between the BCGEU and the B.C. government.

Sep 28, 2012

The BCGEU and B.C. Government have reached a tentative agreement for more than 25,000 members who work in direct government service.

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Component News

Mar 2, 2017

A lot of questions and comments came in with the benefits provider transition announcement in January. 

Mar 2, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017, the contract for providing Employee and Family Assistance Services (formerly referred to as Employee and Family Assistance Program or EFAP) will change.

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Media Coverage

Nov 16, 2016

A trade dispute between British Columbia and the United States could be fermenting over the provincial government's recent liquor reforms.

Nov 9, 2016

Love it or hate it, public retailing of non-medical marijuana is coming.

Nov 7, 2016

Liquor licence applications will be processed more efficiently thanks to upcoming changes involving local governments and First Nations.

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