Component 1 - Corrections & Sheriff Services

The Corrections and Sheriff Services Component includes members who work as Deputy Sheriffs in B.C. Sheriff Services and as Correctional Officers at provincial prisons throughout British Columbia. 

Bargaining Updates

Apr 8, 2014

A reminder to all members who receive reimbursement for professional fees per Clause 27.26 of the 17th Master agreement.

Jan 6, 2014

The BCGEU is holding information sessions across the province to discuss the tentative 17th Master Agreement for members in the public service.


Component News

Jun 24, 2015

The following is an update on the status of the Corrections & Sheriffs benchmark reviews:

Jun 12, 2015

Last status update: Friday, June 12 at 11:45am

While the BCGEU's e-mail service is improving, there remain issues to be resolved.

May 28, 2015

The BCGEU wants the provincial government to act on the recommendations of Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth, who is calling for the reopening of the Victoria Y


Media Coverage

Jun 30, 2015

A correctional officer was severely beaten by an inmate at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre (KRCC) in Kamloops, B.C.

Jun 29, 2015

B.C.’s health minister is considering having the province’s independent ombudsperson probe the controversial firing of eight drug researchers, but critics say that’s not good enough.

Jun 24, 2015

An officer at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre is recovering today after he was the victim of a vicious assault at the hands of an inmate yesterday.


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