To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
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.
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...
This is a notice following up on the June 3 notice, that nominations are currently open for three bargaining committee members to represent you in negotiations with your employer.
If you know that one of your colleagues would be an asset on the committee or you want to participate, please fill out the nomination form here.
Nominations close July 3rd at 5:00pm.
This is an important step moving f...
Nominations are now open for three (3) positions and one (1) alternate on your labour management committee.
Nomination forms are attached to this bulletin. Nominations close on July 30, 2020. Nominations can be faxed to 604.215.1410, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations must be received no later than 5:00pm, Thursday, July 30, 2020.
In the event we receive more nominations than positions a...
Working in an intensely hot and humid summer can pose a risk of heat stress to workers, affecting their health and safety. It is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress, the compounding effect of humidity in the current pandemic environment, and to implement preventative measures.
What are the signs and symptoms of heat stress?
Working in high temperatures can be hazardous ...
STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE
INTERNAL POSTINGJune 26, 2020
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Lower Mainland Area office for up to 7 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.
· Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of ...
COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...