Posts Tagged "members"

It is for all these reasons and more that I support Lorene

With over 20 years of experience and contributions in a labour setting, Lorene brings her skills in leadership, financial management, education, and communication to offer in running for Treasurer.
Lorene’s significant experience and advocacy in the labour movement created the exceptionally…

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Thanks to the members across British Columbia for your support

I will be supporting Lorene as BCGEU treasurer. During her 9 years serving as our Vice President she has been hard working and a passionate advocate for BCGEU members. She has gained the knowledge and insight required for this challenging…

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New BCGEU Office for the Okanagan

Congratulations to the members in the Okanagan. You have a brand new BCGEU office in Kelowna at 1064 Borden Avenue. It’s been great to be a part of the development from idea to ground breaking to the open house on…

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Election at the Canadian Labour Congress Convention

This year’s Canadian Labour Congress’s convention was in Montreal. A full week of speakers, educational sessions, human rights forum, caucuses, some resolutions, and fierce competition culminating in an election.
Congratulations to the new executive of the Canadian Labour Congress.
President: Hassan Yussuff
Treasurer: Barb Byers
2…

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BCGEU All Candidates Forum

Thanks to all the BCGEU members who tuned in, asked questions, all the candidates, staff & Mediaco for setting up the candidates forum* tonight! 
I look forward to talking with all the delegates either before or during convention.
 
*If you were not…

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Meeting with members at their worksites

I represent all 67,000 BCGEU members around the province and I think it’s a priority to be able to get around the province and see and hear from the members. It gives me a deeper understanding of the important work…

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Inspiration in the Kootenays and around BC

I was just going through some of my photos from the BCGEU 2011 Regional Women’s Conference that was held in Castlegar. Women from the region came together to share stories and ideas and discuss life/work harmony. At the end of the conference…

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Snow Day

It’s been snowing all day and night.
We’re not used to the snow, ice and cold in the Lower Mainland. I thank our BCGEU highways members who are working hard to clear the roads all through BC.
I decided to stay home…

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Worksite Visit Tour – Vancouver Island North

I’m enjoying my visits with members in the Vancouver Island North area: Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Parksville, Comox, Courtenay, Campbell River, Port McNeill, and Port Hardy. I’m now making my way back south from Port Hardy.
When I arrived in Port Hardy, I…

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Celebrating our Families and Aboriginal Solidarity Day

I met with members at a barbeque at our new George Heyman Union Organizing Centre in Langley, yesterday. We have a wonderful patio and barbeque so this won’t be the only event and it was an event specifically for the…

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