BCGEU members to strike in demand for fair and reasonable collective agreement

Late Monday evening, the BCGEU will commence a one-day job action at BC Liquor distribution centres in Vancouver, Victoria and Kamloops.

HSA members are encouraged to join the BCGEU members at each of the three locations throughout the action, but primarily from 6:00 am on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 until the action is over at the end of the day.  Please bring banners and signs that show your support.

Location details are as follows:

The job action will start at 23:30 (11:30 p.m.) Monday, July 2, 2012 at 3200 East Broadway in Vancouver.  This site houses the main warehouse, a retail store, and the Vancouver Wholesale Customer Centre.  It is also the LDBs head office.  The action will last for 24 hours, ending at 23:30 (11:30 p.m.) on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, when the night shift begins at the Broadway location.

The BCGEU will also have pickets set up on Tuesday, July 3rd at:

• The Kamloops distribution warehouse at 9881 Dallas Drive during the operating hours of 05:30 to 22:30 (5:30 am to 10:30 pm);

• The Victoria Wholesale Customer Centre at 2219 Government Street will be picketed between 06:00 and 17:00 (6:00 am and 5:00 pm).

For more information, please visit the BCGEU website: