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

2018 BCGEU Scholarship Program - BCGEU

Delegates to our 2017 Constitutional Convention voted to increase our annual scholarship program to $60,000. Awards for full-time students are $2,000 and, for part-time students, $1,000. Our scholarship program is funded by the dues of our 73,000 members. Applicants must be: A BCGEU member, or related to a current retired, or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A student or prospective post-se...

February 21, 2018

Government must take bolder action on speculation tax - BCGEU

February 21, 2018BURNABY – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is pleased to see the B.C. NDP government's newly released 30-point housing plan which proposes significant steps towards addressing the province's housing affordability crisis. This plan includes measures, many of which the BCGEU has been calling for, like introducing a progressive property transfer tax surcharge...

February 20, 2018

BC Budget provides path to affordability and quality public services - BCGEU

Fixing 16 years of neglect in public services, childcare and housing will take time, but BC Budget 2018 signals a bold path forward on these important public issues, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union. "We have consistently called upon government for greater investment to restore quality public services," said BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "Today's budget begins that renew...

February 20, 2018

Elections for Local 1007 Executive Chairperson - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 1007 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Chairperson: Mike Turley Jon Hopkins Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the area office, (1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna). Ballots are due back to the BCGEU Okanagan area office no ...

February 19, 2018

Vancity workers at Downtown Vancouver branch join BCGEU - BCGEU

Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Downtown Vancouver Branch (#10) have voted by majority to join the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).  The 26 financial services workers at this branch join over 700 of their Vancity colleagues who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement. "We are thrilled to welcome wor...

February 19, 2018

Caring Professionals should be exempt from mobility pricing - BCGEU

The Mobility Pricing Independent Commission recently published its initial report exploring decongestion charging as part of a 10-year plan for transportation development in the Metro Vancouver region. They have proposed two main policy approaches for consideration: tolling congestion points and charging drivers for each kilometre they drive. Congestion point pricing charges drivers when they p...

February 19, 2018

Local 1012 Executive Results - BCGEU

The call for nominations for Local 1012 Local Executive closed. We confirm that your new Executive is as follows: Local Chairperson:Earl Haward 1st Vice Chair:Vacant 2nd Vice Chair:Vacant Treasurer:Vacant Recording Secretary:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large (Young Worker):Vacant Congratulations to the above noted!...

February 19, 2018

Elections for Local 1005 Executive - BCGEU

The nomination period for the local 1005 executive closed on February 7, 2018. The following positions have been acclaimed: Chairperson:Michelle McKenna Recording Secretary:Vacant - No nominations received 1st Vice Chairperson:Fred Street 3 Members-at-Large:3 Vacant - No nominations received Treasurer:Vacant - No nominations received 1 Member-at-Large Young Worker:Vacant - No nominations receiv...

February 15, 2018

1002 Local Executive Announcement - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Local 1002 Members Re: Local Executive Announcement   The call for nominations for Local 1002 Executives closed on February 2, 2018. We are pleased to announce that the following members have been acclaimed for their positions in this three year term: Dan Campbell, Chairperson Sheryl Boire, 1st Vice Chairperson Willie McWillis, Member-at-Large   The local still has vacancies for...

February 15, 2018

Elections for Local 1003 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 1003 executive.  First Vice-Chairperson (1 position): Stephen RaysonVanessa BatresKevin Doiron Member-at-Large (3 positions): Kevin DoironStephen RaysonVanessa BatresCindy Kwan Second Vice-Chairperson (1 position): Vanessa BatresKevin DoironStephen Rayson • Ballots will be available from your stewards and contacts at the wo...

February 13, 2018

BC throne speech ‘turns the corner on 16 years of neglect’ - BCGEU

The BC NDP government Speech from the Throne isn't perfect, but it starts to repair the damage done to public services by the previous government, says the BC Government and Service Employees' Union. "I've witnessed many throne speeches, but this is the first time I've seen a real commitment to progressive policies that will make people's lives better," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "If...

February 13, 2018

Emcon Services Inc. Contract Area 2 & 3 - Memorandum of Understanding 12 - BCGEU

Most members are aware that 2018 is the final year of Emcon's road and bridge maintenance contracts with the Province of BC for Service Contract Area 2 and Service Contract Area 3. The province is in the process of receiving bids for these service contract areas. Members are reminded of the following provision of the collective agreement. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING 12 Re: Final Vacation Year I...