BCGEU | National Union of Public and General Employees

BCGEU

August 23, 2012

Strike vote was taken over two days, August 20 and 21, 2012, after the employer served 72 hour lockout notice to the union.

August 17, 2012

Union asks Labour Relations Board to rule lockout illegal.

August 17, 2012

More government worksites struck to bring pressure on government to negotiate a new collective agreement.

August 13, 2012

Health workers looking for more movement from employers when bargaining resumes.

August 8, 2012

The union chose to conduct strike action at these work sites to back demands for a fair and reasonable agreement with the B.C. Government and to support BCGEU/NUPGE members’ wage proposal.

August 3, 2012

This will be the second job action this summer in support of proposals for a new contract with the B.C. Government. 

July 27, 2012

Over 25,000 people have signed the petition asking for the LBD to remain public. Opposition to the privatization is broad-based and includes the media, brewers, distillers, bar and restaurant owners, local government and the general public.

July 24, 2012

Members in General Services have voted 85 per cent in favour of strike action. Members in Community Living Services voted 90 per cent in favour.

July 17, 2012

Corrections officers holding rally to bring attention to serious issues affecting working conditions.

July 16, 2012

BCGEU/NUPGE thanks the community for its strong support of the workers during the lockout.