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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.

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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...

January 18, 2021

Member Benefits Coordinator Internal Posting - BCGEU

MEMBER BENEFITS COORDINATOR INTERNAL POSTING  January 18, 2021   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires an experienced lawyer, trade unionist or lay-person to fill the vacancy of Coordinator for the Member Benefits Department. Effective date to be determined. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Member Benefits Coordinator will function as a member of the senior staff team of t...

January 15, 2021

Staff Representative Negotiations department- BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVENEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 15, 2021 The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department. The effective date is to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development a...

January 15, 2021

Internal Auditor (Excluded Position) - BCGEU

Internal Auditor(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest January 13, 2021 The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position...

January 15, 2021

Staff Representative Advocacy Department - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVEADVOCACY DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 15, 2021    The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Advocacy Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocacy services to the union and its members. Duties will include, but m...

January 11, 2021

All BCGEU Members at AIM Roads Inc (SA08 and 13) - BCGEU

In 2019 AIM Roads Inc took over the highways maintenance contracts in Service Area 8 and 13. Under their former management, AIM implemented benefits plans that the union asserted were neither consistent with the collective agreements, or with the levels of coverage that were offered under the benefit plans that were in place with the previous contractors. The union grieved this matter and it wa...

January 11, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Protrans BC Operations Ltd - Station Attendant - BCGEU

Last year, the employer reintroduced the Station Attendant position as a regular-full time position. The employer asserted that the appropriate rate of pay for this position would be 85% of what a Canada Line attendant earned. The union grieved this, asserting that this was an inappropriate rate of pay for these positions. The matter was subsequently set down for arbitration.  As a result of ne...

January 05, 2021

The Provincial Fall 2020 - BCGEU

Check out the latest issue of The Provincial  This issue has updates on our union's shareholder program, scholarship winners, member stories aboutworking during a pandemic, COVID & women: call for an intersectional feminist recovery and the crisis in B.C. seniors’care facilities.  UWU/MoveUP

December 24, 2020

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 80,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all physical and virtual BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices will be closed from 12:00pm on December 24, 2020 and until 8:30am on January 4, 2021, except for the Prince Geo...

December 21, 2020

COVID on the job: how to refuse unsafe work - BCGEU

The right to refuse unsafe work is a legislative right and responsibility of all workers in B.C., and that is no different during the COVID-19 pandemic.Have you been assigned work that you feel is unsafe? According to law, the procedure to refuse unsafe work is as follows: Immediately report to your supervisor that you have stopped work and the reasons why you believe the job or task is uns...

December 21, 2020

COVID-19 and recent changes to the Workers Compensation Act and Board Policy ...

During the pandemic, the B.C. government amended the Workers’ Compensation Act to allow workers to be compensated for lost wages when they contract COVID-19 on the job. Members who have reason to believe they have contracted COVID-19 through work should report it to their employer as soon as possible and should file an application for compensation with WorkSafeBC, including as many details as p...