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.

Dec 11, 2013

The Public Service Master Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement for the over 25,000 union members working in the public service across the province.


Component News

Oct 30, 2014

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith has requested a meeting with Parliamentary Secretary Laurie Throness (MLA Chilliwack-Hope) to get an update on the report he is preparing for Minister of Justice Suz

Oct 28, 2014

On October 20-21 the BCGEU and the BC Public Service Agency facilitated a health and safety workshop for OHS committee co-chairs and wardens from all nine provincial custody centres.

Oct 24, 2014

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith gives members an update on the past weeks of busy activity within the union.


Media Coverage

Oct 27, 2014

A study finds U.S. prisons to be sites of stress-inducing trauma comparable to war zones.

Oct 27, 2014

The worst part of Dave’s job as a death-row guard happened early morning on the day of an execution.

Sep 18, 2014

An inquest into the death of an inmate at North Fraser Pretrial Centre has determined that the man committed suicide by leaping to his death from a third-floor walkway some have dubbed “the flight


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