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

Jul 4, 2012

Many of you have asked questions about essential services. Here are some key things you need to know.

Jun 28, 2012

Provincial Executive authorizes strike action in the Government Bargaining Unit

Apr 24, 2012

A strong YES  strike vote is an important first step for LDB members who want to stop the privatization of the BC Liquor Distribution Branch.

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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

Dec 14, 2016

Recommending 18 as the legal age for using marijuana was a pragmatic compromise between health research and the reality that young people form the largest group of users, according to a B.C.

Nov 16, 2016

Wine has officially hit the shelves at the Real Canadian Superstore in South Surrey, rivaling a nearby Save on Foods that introduced wine last spring.

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