TO ALL DEPUTY SHERIFFS
CORRECTIONS AND SHERIFFS SERVICES
May 25, 2007
Acknowledging problems surrounding recruitment and retention of staff, Adult Custody Division entered into discussions with the BCGEU to address our members' concerns regarding access to regular status.
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed today and will take effect on May 1, 2007.
February 22, 2007
The Attorney General's Article 29 Committee met recently with the employers' representatives to discuss outstanding issues affecting the Attorney General's section of our component. A number of issues were presented directly to Deputy Attorney General Alan Seckel.
January 26, 2007
Union representatives from Sheriff Services and Adult Custody met yesterday with officials from the Attorney General's ministry and the ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General to formally present our concerns over recruitment and retention issues for Deputy Sheriffs and Corrections Officers.
October 26, 2006
Overcrowding and safety issues in B.C. Corrections facilities has been an ongoing issue since the BC Liberal government began closing correctional centres and began double-bunking prisoners in pre-trial facilities after being elected in 2001.
October 03, 2006
October 2, 2006
BCGEU leaders took the concerns of deputy sheriffs right to the top when they met last Friday with B.C. Attorney General Wally Oppal and several of his senior officials.
September 28, 2006
Alert for Component 1 members
September 27, 2006
August 10, 2006
The union is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with MCFA, Youth Custody Division, to retroactively adjust the regular seniority date for some affected Component 1 Corrections Officers.The union is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with MCFA, Youth Custody Division, to retroactively adjust the regular seniority date for some affected Component 1 Corrections Officers.