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.

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Component News

Dec 18, 2014

A government report released today contains some positive recommendations to improve safety in provincial prisons but fails to address unsafe officer-to-inmate ratios.

Dec 17, 2014

This bulletin is for all Component 1 members regarding the status of the benchmark review hearings.

Dec 10, 2014

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights … “

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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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