Covering employees called into service for the winter games next month in Vancouver.
Vancouver (11 Jan. 2010) - The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) has reached agreements with the B.C. Public Service Agency (PSA) covering the hundreds of BCGEU members in the public service who are expected to be seconded during the Winter Olympics next month
The memorandums for secondments to the Olympic Games Secretariat and the Vancouver Organizing Committee will provide seconded members with terms and conditions appropriate for the postings.
These memorandums of agreement (MOAs) offer improvements on the initial agreement reached in 2008 covering secondments to last year's Beijing Olympics:
- MOA - Temporary Reassignment to the Olympic Games Secretariat - pdf
- MOA - Secondment to the Vancouver Organizing Committee - pdf
- MOA - Assignment from Ministry of Health, Finance and Environment to Olympic duties - pdf
BCGEU is also close to finalizing a similar memorandum covering deputy sheriffs and conservation officers who will be seconded to the federal government's integrated security unit for the games.
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