Vancity workers at Downtown Vancouver branch join BCGEU

Workers at Vancity join 700 other colleagues as members of BCGEU/NUPGE.

Vancouver (20 Feb. 2018) — Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Downtown Vancouver Branch (#10) have voted to join the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE). 

The 26 financial services workers at this branch join over 700 of their Vancity colleagues who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement.

"We are thrilled to welcome workers at the Vancity Downtown Branch to the union," says Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

"As more Vancity workers join their colleagues in the BCGEU/NUPGE, they give strength to the union and ensure they have a voice at the bargaining table and in the workplace." 

The BCGEU/NUPGE is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia with over 73,000 members.


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The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 390,000 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