Posts Tagged "NUPGE"

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
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BCGEU at the CLC Convention in Montreal

Saturday, May 3: Travel all day, Arrive in Montreal
Sunday, May 4: CLC Human Rights meeting; Registration for convention; NUPGE caucus; Human Rights Forum
 
 
 

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Pensions ensure dignity for those retired.

I moderated the workshop on the Economic Outlook at the SHARE (Shareholder Association for Research and Education) 10th BC Pension Forum. Good information and a reminder of the role of our pensions to ensure dignity for those retired and also for…

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Solidarity Spring Roars

Spring has come in with a roar.
Bargaining is occupying about 85% of the 65,000 BCGEU membership. For direct government members, BCGEU will be conducting a strike vote (deadline May 11, 2012) and looking for the 25,000 members to provide a…

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Occupy Together

November 25, 2011 was a rainy night in Vancouver. The Canucks were playing. Pre-2011 Grey Cup events were taking place so the streets were filled with people and about 400 people showed up for a public forum on Occupy Together…

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What I did during the summer…

After being re-elected as a provincial vice president for BCGEU, I was back to my usual hectic schedule. Convention ended on Saturday (June 18th). Later that evening, I attended the 50th birthday party for Canada’s New Democrats. Unfortunately I wasn’t…

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Unions make a difference!

About 2,500 delegates, including a BCGEU contingent along with NUPGE, from across Canada have gathered at Vancouver’s convention centre for the Canadian Labour Congress’s convention. The convention theme is Good jobs. Better lives. UNIONS make a difference!
We kicked off…

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Voting on Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day. It’s also the start of advance polling for the federal election. Disparate events? At first glance it may appear so, but in fact your vote is determining our role as caretakers of our earth. You…

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Digital Democracy + Net Neutrality

We hear about activists in countries like China who have their websites shut down and we recoil in shock and anger. How undemocratic. Never in North America. Never?
In the US, there are major threats against net neutrality (an open and…

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BCGEU website

My favourite website is www.bcgeu.ca
You can keep up-to-date by viewing the latest BCGEU headlines, but did you know that you can also check on member notices in the News Centre. It’s in the Main Menu – top left of the…

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