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

Sep 28, 2012

The BCGEU has reached a tentative agreement with the B.C. government that sees gains for more than 25,000 members who work in direct government service province-wide.

Sep 25, 2012

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS
UPDATE ON UNION'S OVERTIME BAN
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

Sep 24, 2012

The BCGEU is heading back to the bargaining table this week in an effort to conclude a collective agreement for its roughly 25,000 members who work directly for the B.C. Government.

Talks broke down after mediation failed last June. Since then, the BCGEU has conducted four one-day strikes and implemented an overtime ban to back demands for a fair and reasonable collective agreement.

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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

Jun 22, 2016

A Kamloops city councillor wants a provincial moratorium on grocery store wine sales — and an apology from local MLAs Todd Stone and Terry Lake.

Jun 2, 2016

Kamloops city councillors say they aren’t interested in revisiting a decision to ban Save-On-Foods from selling B.C. wine on the shelves in its Sahali store.

May 18, 2016

KAMLOOPS - In front of crowded chambers Kamloops council voted to deny the Save-On-Foods application which would have allowed sales of wine in their Sahali store.

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