BCGEU issues STRIKE NOTICE for August 7 - direct Government of B.C. members | National Union of Public and General Employees

BCGEU issues STRIKE NOTICE for August 7 - direct Government of B.C. members

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

Vancouver (2 Aug. 2012) - The BC Government and General Employees Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) has issued strike notice to the B.C. Labour Relations Board.

The strike will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 during operating hours at the following worksites:

  • Surrey: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, 40 members. 200 - 10428 153rd Street.
  • Kelowna: Ministry of Labour, Agriculture, Health, Environment, 30 members. 1690 Powick Rd.
  • Campbell River: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations, 50 members. 370 South Dogwood Street.
  • 100 Mile House: Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations; Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure, 60 members. 300 S. Caribou Highway.

This will be the second job action this summer in support of proposals for a new contract with the B.C. Government. On July 3, BCGEU members picketed three Liquor Distribution Branch sites in Vancouver, Victoria and Kamloops.

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The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE

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