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Component 10 primarily includes members who work for private corporations, contracted by the government to maintain provincial highways and bridges. The component also includes members employed by the Canada Line, small private ferries, some municipal governments and other private companies connected with technical services.


COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

April 01, 2020

Child care for essential service designated workers – COVID-19: All members -...

Province helps essential service workers find child care In response to concerns expressed by the BCGEU since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased that the B.C. government has launched a process to provide child care to parents who are essential service workers. This process will match parents who are working on the front lines of B.C.'s COVID-19 response with child care in th...

April 01, 2020

Supporting co-worker health in stressful times - COVID-19 Update- C10 - BCGEU

As we continue to work together as a province to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, reliable, accurate information regarding the spread of the disease is key to keeping our members, their families and all British Columbians safe. This is equally important in the workplace.With that in mind our union would like to ask for your help in supporting the mental well-being of your colleagues by refrain...

March 31, 2020

Beware of fraudulent Emails related to Covid-19 - BCGEU

We are seeing a significant increase in the number of phishing and other fraudulent email scams being sent to BCGEU members, some trying to capitalize on people's fears related to COVID-19. Please review all incoming messages carefully, and if in any doubt about the authenticity of the message, do NOT click on any attachments or links contained within the message, delete the email. The overwhel...

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 update Component 10: Your wages and hours – Mar 31 - BCGEU

On March 26th SNC-Lavalin, owner of Protrans BC, sent an email to its entire workforce asking employees to take a voluntary reduction in wages or hours for three months as the company deals with the COVID-19 pandemic. This email was sent to you without consultation with the union and therefore without our knowledge. We have taken great exception to this communication and we know our members hav...

March 31, 2020


STAFF REPRESENTATIVEEAST KOOTENAY AREA OFFICE(CRANBROOK)   INTERNAL POSTINGMarch 31, 2020     The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the East Kootenay Area office, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attending membership meetings; assisting in u...

March 17, 2020

Election results for YRB (SA14) labour-management committee members - BCGEU

The election for Yellowhead Road & Bridge Ltd. Labour-Management Committee has concluded.   The results of the election are as follows:   TONY DiMARCOKEN BARRDAVE THOMSON   ALTERNATE: MICHELLE McKENNA     Thank you to all the candidates and congratulations to the committee members!       In solidarity Kamloops Area Office     Download YRB LMC Election Results 2020.pdfUWU/MoveUP

March 17, 2020

2020 BCGEU scholarships

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 BCGEU scholarships. Our annual scholarship programme of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members. Download the poster here.  Eligibility A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and ...