Vancouver City Savings Credit Union workers join BCGEU

19 employees join 73,000-strong union

Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union (Vancity) Hastings Branch, voted May 24 to join the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU).

The 19 financial services’ workers at the branch join 645 of their Vancity colleagues, who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under the collective agreement, said the union.

“Workers at the Vancity Hastings Branch will now enjoy wage parity with other branches and have a voice in the workplace,” said Stephanie Smith, BCGEU president.

The BCGEU is one of the largest unions in B.C. with more than 73,000 members.

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