Members can view more information here and download the preliminary agreement: in addition to the negotiations at the main table, the negotiating committees have worked hard to secure sectoral agreements for the members and the five of them recommend the adoption and ratification of the component agreements. The vote counting of all members of the public service will take place on August 8 at the BCGEU headquarters in Burnaby. All ballots must be filed with the central or other district office before the closing of the business (5:00 p.m. on August 7. The Public Service Bargaining Committee recommends that members vote in favour of the agreement. Vancouver (July 18, 2018) – After five weeks of negotiations, the B.C.Government and Service Employees` Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) has reached a three-year preliminary agreement with the B.C government for members working directly in the public service. The Public Service Bargaining Committee recommends that members vote in favour of the agreement. At ratification, all amendments to the 18th Interim Convention on the Public Service will come into effect after the current agreement expires. On that date, the 18th Public Service Agreement and the five individual component agreements will replace existing agreements. In preparation for the ratification vote, the union has prepared a ratification newsletter that should be sent by mail and email to all members. This newsletter contains important information about the ratification process.
It also contains detailed information on the 18th Public Service Agreement and the agreements on non-1ividual components. Ballot papers are printed and distributed to stewards. Shop Stewards and mail contact members will vote on the interim agreement on construction sites across the province. Article 2.6 of the collective agreement authorizes trustees to apply the ratification voting obligations in deronzation s. BC Public Service Collective Agreements: Etit Changes – What you need to know: Information Video This compressed information video provides a brief overview of the steps needed to implement the new language of working hours in the ETO component agreement. This video is only used for training purposes. ETO Hours of Work Joint Training Video BCGEU and BCPSA jointly developed training on new hours of work in the ETO component agreement and then provided this training to ETO employees across the province.