B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 1 - CORRECTIONS & SHERIFF SERVICES

Component 1 includes members who work as Correctional Officers in provincial prisons and as Deputy Sheriffs for the B.C. Sheriff Services.

NEWS & UPDATES

October 17, 2019

Local 107 Executive - BCGEU

Further to the call for nominations, please be advised your local executive is as follows: Local chairperson: Scott Cudney 1st Vice chair: Wayne Williams 2nd Vice chair: Victoria Jackson Treasurer: Brandon Roenitz Recording secretary: Vacant Member-at-large: Mike Swanson Member-at-large: Kyle McVicar Member-at-large (Sheriff's rep): Gordon Dodds Member-at-large (Women's representative): Jadrank...

October 15, 2019

Listen now: BCGEU's Dean Purdy interview on rise of violence in B.C. prisons ...

Component 1 vice-president, Dean Purdy, gave a detailed interview to CFAX 1070 on Monday, October 7, 2019 about the crisis of rising violence in B.C. prisons including inmate violence against corrections officers. Listen to the interview here. Media attention about the crisis has been growing since the start of the second phase of our Prison Safety Now campaign. To date, five rallies have been ...

October 10, 2019

Local 107 - call for nominations - BCGEU

The BCGEU has received nominations for the following vacant positions on the Local 107 Executive: Treasurer Member at Large Member at Large Any further nominations for these positions shall be submitted on the attached form, delivered to the BCGEU office at 1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6A8 or by facsimile at 250-763-9233 or toll-free 1-800-946-0252 no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2...

October 01, 2019

Component 1 members grieve the loss of longtime friend, fellow officer and un...

It is with deep sadness that I inform you of the sudden loss of one of our members and good friends, CJ Conroy, to cancer this week. CJ was a long-time workplace union activist. He served the membership at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC) as a shop steward for 20 years and as the first vice-chairperson of Local 101 for 15 years. CJ was dedicated to supporting, represen...

September 25, 2019

Nomination open for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

To All Local 0111/12/10/06 members: Nominations are now open for the following vacant positions on the local executive:   1st Vice Chair - VACANT Member-At-Large (PGYCC ONLY) - VACANT   The term is the remainder of the three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached and available from your area office. The nominations will be open from: Wednesday, Se...

September 10, 2019

Component 1 - Rally Against Prison Violence - BCGEU

DATE:             Monday, September 9, 2019 TIME:              11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. LOCATION:    Okanagan Correctional Centre                        200 Enterprise Way                        Oliver, BC  BACKGROUND: Correctional officers will be protesting outside of the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) to bring attention to the rapidly increasing incidents of violence against correctional off...

September 03, 2019

The 18th Main Public Service and component agreements are now available throu...

The 18th Main Public Service and component agreements came into effect on April 1, 2019 and expire on March 31, 2022. BCGEU members who work in the B.C. public service, like yourself, ratified them last year following five weeks of negotiations. The bargaining committee was proud of the many improvements they were able to achieve for members, including: a two per cent general wage increase in...

August 28, 2019

Local 107 Executive - Updated - BCGEU

Further to the call for nominations, please be advised your local executive is as follows: Local Chairperson: Scott Cudney 1st Vice Chair: Wayne Williams 2nd Vice Chair: Victoria Jackson Treasurer: Vacant Recording Secretary: Vacant Member-at-Large (2 positions): Vacant Member-at-Large (Sheriff's rep): Gordon Dodds Member-at-Large (Women's rep): Jadranka Novosel Download PDF...

August 27, 2019

Nominations for Local 105 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following vacant position on the local executive:  Recording Secretary  The term is the remainder of a three-year term (ending early 2021). Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 p.m. on September 10, 2019.(Nominations will remain open until all vacant positio...