As you are likely aware from the communication earlier today from the head of the Public Service, beginning April 3 vaccinations against COVID-19 will no longer be a requirement to work in the BC Public Service.The employer has also told us that they will be amending HR Policy 4, the Occupational Health and Safety policy, to remove the related requirements for contractors and other non-employee...
We are writing to update you on the policy grievance the BCGEU filed to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As you will recall we advised you of this initiative in our previous bulletin. The grievance states that "It has now been more than three months since the 19th Main Public Service Agreement was ratified. Despite this significant passage of time, BCGEU members continue to await ...
Please be advised the following has been acclaimed into the position listed below on the Local 104 Executive:
Young Worker Kayla Watkins
Congratulations to Kayla!
Ira Kibbe Local 104 Chair Chad BlackeyStaff Representative
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Re: Hours of Work Decision for Surrey Pretrial
As you may be aware, in January, the Employer changed the hours for Correctional Officers at the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre. The Employer implemented a schedule that changed what had been working well and been in place for over 15 years.
The Union challenged this change through an Hours of Work Umpire pursuant to Article 14.2.
Today we recei...
In an unprecedented move, the public service bargaining committee has filed a policy grievance to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As we informed you in last week's bulletin, we are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Assistant Deputy Min...
COMPONENT: Corrections and Sherriff Services LOCAL: 104 DATE: Tuesday, February 21st, 2023 TIME: Executive Meeting 5:30pm PLACE: Fraser Valley Area Office – 8555 198A St, Langley TWP
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Executive/General meeting plans for 2023
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As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...
Nominations are now open for Shop Steward at the Victoria Courthouse - Sheriffs, 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria. We are looking for Stewards from Local 101. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Nomination forms must be submitted by email to: [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's exp...
We have heard from many of you that you have not yet received your retro pay. We hear your concerns, and we agree that this is unacceptable. Right from ratification of your collective agreement, we made it clear to your employer – the Public Service Agency (PSA) – that retro pay was a priority. Your bargaining committee has followed up with your employer and has pressed them on the urgency of ...
BCGEU Headquarters is on the unceded and shared traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish) & Səlí̓ lwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.