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

Nov 21, 2014

Many BCGEU members in direct government service are being asked by the B.C. Public Service Agency to complete an online Stress and Health Survey.

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.


Media Coverage

Nov 13, 2014

The Victoria Youth Custody Centre ran 70 per cent of the time through September and October with zero clients, but still has 10 staff on hand.

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.


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