VIRL staff have been out of contract since January 1, 2015. The new five-year contract is applicable from January 1, 2015 until December 31, 2019. The regional library system is the fifth largest in B.C. It employs more than 400 people on Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands, Haida Gwaii and Bella Coola and cares for more than 430,000 people. On its website, you can find information and resources online at virl.bc.ca. The Vancouver Island Regional Library employs more than 370 people and serves more than 430,000 people in 39 offices on Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, Bella Coola on the central mainland and via our eLibrary in www.virl.bc.ca. Virl recruits the most qualified candidates. The choice of collective agreements is made according to the provisions of the corresponding collective agreement. Based on the job description and position location, employees are divided into one of the following groups: “Due to the closures and the two collective agreements covered by DIE VIRL, we have decided to lay off the majority of staff,” the statement said.

Cupe 401 employees of the Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) voted on February 5 for a five-year collective agreement. According to a press release from VIRL, it was settled with the assistance of a mediator on 14 January and the 38-member FOUNDATION board of VIRL ratified the collective agreement at its general meeting on 25 January. The board of trustees ratified the collective agreement at its general meeting on January 25. . The statement specified that BCGEU and cupe employees will receive their full salary and benefits for up to eight weeks and 30 days. Benefits are also extended by at least 30 days after the notice period for all union members has expired. All casual or on-call officers are paid for the positions provided during these notices. Site-classified staff must be at least 15 years old, registered and attend school full time. Two days after all agencies closed, Vancouver Island Regional Libraries announced today that they will lay off most of their employees. (News Bulletin file) ETO Changes – What you need to know: Information Video This compressed information video provides a brief overview of the steps needed to implement the new working language 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. This video is a recording of the Kamloops workout. It should only be considered for training purposes. An employee who does not have permanently scheduled hours and is willing to work on demand with or without notice. “But if we enter a long closure period, we will respond in the best interests of our employees,” he said. The most recent conditions approved by Queen`s Printer and Unifor: “As we all know, the situation of COVID 19 changes every day and VIRL is committed to responding as needed in the best interests of our employees,” the announcement states. All options are on the table, including extending the length of time workers continue to receive their wages and benefits. We provide a stimulating and supportive work environment that allows employees to make a real difference in their communities while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.