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Component Bargaining

September 13, 2012

BCGEU/NUPGE members achieve wage increases and other improvements in contract settlement.

September 12, 2012

Renewed contract for members at the Western Manitoba Regional Library provides improvements to working conditions and wages.

September 12, 2012

"The government wants to extend the two-year wage freeze and won't make an offer to keep up with inflation. So we’re stepping things up with an overtime ban.” - BCGEU President Darryl Walker.

August 24, 2012

“The Colleges have ignored faculty demands, asked for major concessions, and demanded a wage freeze. Their delays and refusal to budge on key issues have demonstrated ill-will from the start of negotiations.”  Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

August 23, 2012

Strike vote was taken over two days, August 20 and 21, 2012, after the employer served 72 hour lockout notice to the union.