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COMPONENT 10 - OPERATIONAL SERVICES

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.

NEWS & UPDATES

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

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...

July 26, 2021

All Component 10 BCGEU Members in Service Area 08 - BCGEU

Know Your Rights! How Do Vacations Work?The vacation year is from May 1 to April 30. What is my Entitlement?You are entitled to vacation starting the year you complete one year of work, according to the following: 1-5 years = 15 days 6 years = 16 days 7 years = 17 days 8 years = 21 days 9 years = 22 days 10 years = 23 days 11 years = 24 days 12-19 years = 25 days 25+ years = 30 days Seniority...

July 26, 2021

ARGO Road Maintenance, Mile 22 Yard - Steward election results - BCGEU

Nominations closed July 19, 2021 for election of Steward at the Mile 22 yard, ARGO Road Maintenance. Peter Daly has been elected as a Steward at the Mile 22 yard. Please join us in wishing Peter well in his new position!  In solidarity Brittany LequiereStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

July 23, 2021

Staff Representative (Temporary) Victoria area office - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)VICTORIA AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJuly 23, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Victoria Area Office, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 3 months or to return of incumbent. DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their...

July 20, 2021

Tips to avoid email fraud - BCGEU

In the past couple of years, the BCGEU has seen an increase in the number of fraudulent, or phishing, emails being sent to BCGEU members.Often, these emails look like they come from someone at the BCGEU. In other circumstances, the scammers have taken information off the BCGEU website and have attempted to impersonate component or local executive members.In many of these cases, the scammers are...

July 19, 2021

Staff Representative (Temporary) Negotiations Department - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGREVISEDJuly 19, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department for up to 5 months. The effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargai...

July 19, 2021

Events Coordinator/Planner - Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department -...

EVENTS COORDINATOR/PLANNERCONVENTIONS, CONFERENCES and TRAVEL DEPARTMENTINTERNAL REVISEDJuly 19, 2021 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires an administrative representative to work in the Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department. The position reports directly to the Facilities Coordinator. Effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Organizes and coordinates the physical and administrat...

July 12, 2021

Local 1010 ARGO Road Maintenance, Mile 22 Yard - Steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are open as of Monday, July 12, 2021.  To be elected:  1 Steward Please ensure a copy of this notice, and the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace. Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to:BCGEU Peace River Area Office (Drop box at the back entrance)10147 100 AveFort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7Phone: 2...

July 07, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP- Settlement is Awarded on First Collective Agreement ...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that we finally have a first collective agreement, effective July 6th, 2021. Following three more days of mediation, concluding June 30th, with a newly appointed arbitrator, Mark Atkinson, we were still unable to reach settlement on the monetary issues and the scheduling by daily dispatch.  Arbitrator Atkinson was able to assist us in resolving som...

July 02, 2021

BC Restart Phase 3 – union offices opening and changes at work - BCGEU

BCGEU offices re-opening on July 12With the shift to Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan, BCGEU offices will re-open, by appointment only, on July 12.Members can visit offices for meetings and to drop off or pick up materials.For the safety of BCGEU members and staff, masks are required in common spaces and visitors must register upon arrival. Additional occupational health and safety protocols will...