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Component Bargaining

August 14, 2018

"After 16 years of staff cuts and wage restraint, there was a lot of pent-up demand for positive change from our membership," — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

August 9, 2018

The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October, 2016.

August 2, 2018

Upon returning to the bargaining table, the government was unwilling to negotiate. It was their unwillingness that brought about the need for a strike vote.

July 18, 2018

The Public Service Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the agreement.

July 17, 2018

Help striking health care workers in Owen Sound. Send a message on social media to help get the employer back to the negotiating table. 

July 9, 2018

“I’m incredibly proud to say that we stood strongly together and demanded that our work and the people we serve get the respect they deserve.” — Michelle Moore, OPSEU Local 548 bargaining team member

July 9, 2018

Workers in Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton will walk off the job on June 29.

June 28, 2018

“How can the employer ask its workers to take a $20,000 pay cut when it’s given its CEO a $20,000 pay hike?" — Len Mancini, OPSEU Local 216 bargaining committee Chair

June 28, 2018

“It took some time for the employer to come around, but eventually they got the message that Local 152 members were serious about equity and clarity.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

June 26, 2018

"This truly is a ground-breaking deal that will help achieve fairness for casino workers across the industry." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President