Nineteen financial services workers join 645 workers at Vancity credit union as members of BCGEU/NUPGE.
Burnaby (30 May 2017) – Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Hastings Branch (#3) have voted by majority to join the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU/NUPGE).
The 19 financial services workers at this branch join 645 of their Vancity colleagues, who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement.
“Workers at the Vancity Hastings Branch will now enjoy wage parity with other branches, and have a voice in the workplace,” says Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.
The BCGEU/NUPGE is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia with over 73,000 members.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 370,000 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