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

Aug 7, 2015

Your union recently negotiated an agreement with the Corrections Branch to correct a pay anomaly for Correctional Supervisors.

Apr 8, 2014

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

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Component News

Aug 19, 2015

Convention Resolution D-215: Update for Corrections and Sheriff Services (Component 1) members

Aug 5, 2015

The BCGEU is becoming increasingly discouraged by the soft approach taken by the WCB to workplace safety issues in B.C. corrections facilities.
 

Jul 30, 2015

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith updates members on summer events and ongoing union issues.

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Media Coverage

Aug 7, 2015

A young offender briefly escaped from custody at Victoria International Airport on Wednesday night, prompting further questions about the decision to partially close the Victoria Youth Custody Cent

Aug 6, 2015

Despite B.C.’s inmate population dropping in the last five years, the number of people finding themselves behind bars is projected to climb over the next decade.

Jul 29, 2015

Nanaimo News Bulletin -- Congratulations go out to the Nanaimo corrections officers Christine Bootsma, Jenna Beck, Rose Humphrey and Warren Orr brought home medals from the World Police and Fire Ga

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