“Financial institution workers have joined our union because they see the value of having a voice in the workplace,” said BCGEU President Stephanie Smith. “You understand that significant gains for workers are made through collective bargaining and protected by solidarity in the workplace.” The new BCCGEU/NUPGE members work in the Vancity Visa Cardholder Care, Visa Cardholder Credit and Visa Cardholder Collections and Fraud departments. They now have access to the Vancity collective agreement and will negotiate specific terms for their departments. The entire De Vancity bargaining unit will renegotiate the collective agreement at the end of 2015. Call Jonny at 778-240-2279 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to benefit from a collective agreement and union representation. The 26 financial service providers in this sector join more than 700 of their Vancity colleagues who, as part of their collective agreement, have access to fair wages and improved working conditions. The 91 employees of the Vancouver-based Vancity Visa Call Centre are now part of a group of more than 500 Vancity employees, represented by BCGEU/NUPGE. Workers want to have a say in important employment decisions affecting them, see the latest letter from the #13 Status Commission (PDF, 1.43MB) Nurses 16th Master and Component Agreements (PDF, 2.04MB). . THE BCGEU/NUPGE is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia, with more than 73,000 members. Vancity employees join 700 other colleagues as members of BCGEU/NUPGE. Join the growing number of workers who are opting for BCGEU/NUPGE to maintain fairness and respect in the workplace! The latest conditions agreed by the province and the B.C Government and Service Employees` Union (BCGEU): union employees from other financial institutions who have been encouraged to join bcGEU/NUPGE Vancity Visa, as Aimmey Chu, who was one of the main organizers of the committee, wanted to join the BCGEU/NUPGE to have a say in important employment issues such as new strategies, workload and compensation.
The latest conditions that Queen`s Printer and Unifor have accepted: “We are very pleased to join our DenE-Services colleagues as bcGEU/NUPGE members,” said Chu. Vancity Visa employees look forward to choosing stewards to actively improve our workplace. Visa Centre employees are joining an increasing number of Vancity BCGEU/NUPGE members. Harp Dhillon, a long-time Vancity employee who has been BCGEU/NUPGE Steward at the Member Centre for five years, helped organize. “I`ve shared the same floor with Visa staff for a few years and it`s great to see how they organize themselves to get the same right to negotiate their working conditions as we have,” Dhillon said. “We are proud to represent Vancity`s staff and are pleased to welcome the Visa Vancity team to the union,” said BCGEU President Smith.