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

March 07, 2018

Local 1005 - Bi-Election & Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Treasurer Recording Secretary 4 Members-at-Large        o 1 Member-at-Large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations i...

March 05, 2018

Collective Bargaining at Interior Roads Ltd. – Service Area 17 - BCGEU

Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with Interior Roads Ltd. (Service Area 17). In order to obtain successorship, as stipulated in terms set in an agreement with the Provincial Government, the agreement must be ratified at least 60 days prior to Request for Proposals for the contractors for the service area. For Service Area 17, the deadl...

March 05, 2018

Collective Bargaining for Interior Roads Ltd. – Service Area 16 - BCGEU

Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with Interior Roads Ltd. (Service Area 16). In order to obtain successorship, as stipulated in terms set in an agreement with the Provincial Government, the agreement must be ratified at least 60 days prior to Request for Proposals for the contractors for the service area. For Service Area 16, the deadl...

March 02, 2018

Notice of Poll - Strike Vote for Campbell River PRT Growing Services - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E  V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:              Wednesday, March 7th, 2018TIME:              6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLOCATION:     Campbell River Comfort Inn                       1351 Shoppers Row                       Campbell River, BC For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packagin...

March 02, 2018

Budget 2018/19 brings responsible investment in our province and people - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has released its analysis of the BC NDP's first full provincial budget and financial plan – a budget with a noticeable change of tone from the previous government. After 16 years of austerity and retrenchment under the BC Liberals, the new government has laid important pathways for the introduction of expansive new strategies and programs t...

March 02, 2018

BCGEU Submission on Electoral Reform Referendum - BCGEU

When the B.C. Government announced plans to hold a province-wide referendum on the question of electoral reform, they invited input from citizens and organizations to help shape the way we vote. The response from British Columbians was immense, with over eighty-eight thousand submissions made to the Attorney General. This represents the largest public participation in a consultation in the hist...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for Vernon PRT Growing Services Ltd - BCGEU

  NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E  V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:            Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 TIME:            4:00 pm - 6:00 pm LOCATION:   Village Green Hotel                     4801 27 Street                     Vernon, BC  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) at forest nurseries Th...

March 01, 2018

March is Community Social Service Awareness Month - BCGEU

There isn't a family in B.C. that hasn't received support, or knows someone who's received support, from a Community Social Service (CSS) worker. Every day, they make sure some of our most vulnerable citizens are safe and cared for, and this is why the BC Government Services and Employees' Union (BCGEU) asked the Province of British Columbia once again to proclaim March as Community Social Serv...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for Prince George PRT Growing Services Ltd - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:              Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 TIME:               6:00 pm - 8:00 pm LOCATION:     BCGEU Area Office                         500 Quebec Street                        Prince George, BC  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) a...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for PRT Growing Services Ltd. - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL  ST R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on:DATE:             Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 TIME:              3:30 pm – 5:30 pm LOCATION:     Harrop Community Hall 6066 McConnell Road Harrop, BC  V1L 6P7  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) at forest nurseries The wording on the ba...

March 01, 2018

Update on Bargaining for Yellowhead Road and Bridge (Vanderhoof, Service Are...

We are pleased to advise you that the collective agreement has been ratified by the membership. This agreement takes effect May 1, 2019.Thanks to the Bargaining Committee for their hard work.In solidarityTyrell WeaverBargaining Committee ChairpersonBen AtkinsBargaining Committee MemberHoward HummelBargaining Committee MemberRory SmithVice President, Operational ServicesFateh BornStaff Negotiato...

February 28, 2018

BCGEU supports Pink Shirt Day 2018 campaign - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) joined hundreds this morning in downtown Vancouver at the CKNW Kids' Fund 2018 Pink Shirt Day rally. This annual campaign to end bullying spreads awareness and raises funds to support programs that foster children's healthy self-esteem with this year's focus on cyberbullying. "Bullying continues to be a problem whether in our schools, at wo...

February 27, 2018

Local 1006 (Operational Services) Executive Election Results - BCGEU

Please consider this formal notification of the results of the Local 1006 Executive election.  Kelly McDonald – ChairpersonDrew Miller–1st Vice ChairpersonDave Thompson– 2nd Vice ChairpersonBrenda Williams– TreasurerVACANT– SecretaryStuart Davison– Member-at-Large (1)VACANT – Member-at-Large (2)VACANT – Young WorkerNote: The term for these positions is 3 years and will close in 2021.Download PD...

February 27, 2018

Local 1011 Executive Nomination Results - BCGEU

The nomination process for your Local Executive positions closed on February 26, 2018, and we want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results and congratulate the successful candidate. Congratulations to Curtis Biech (Local Chair). Your Executive with the results are as follows:  Chair:  Curtis Biech  1st Vice Chair:  VACANT  2nd Vice Chair:  VACANT  Secretary Treasurer  ...

February 26, 2018

Elections for Local 1009 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the Local 1009 Executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Local Chairperson:   Garry Campbell Walter Chernoff    Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at theArea Office, 2316 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar.  Ballots are due back to the BCGEU We...

February 23, 2018

BCGEU to host public meeting on housing affordability crisis - BCGEU

VANCOUVER – A five-person panel will discuss Greater Vancouver's housing crisis and hear stories and ideas for solutions from the public.  The panel includes:  Adriane Carr – Vancouver City Council MemberTesicca Truong – Generation SqueezeHarpinder Sandhu – Co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.; CUPE 1767 memberKari Michaels – BCGEU Executive Vice PresidentPaul Finch – BCGEU Treas...

February 22, 2018

Your Local 1001 Executive Notice - BCGEU

I am pleased to announce the results of nominations received for the Local 1001 Executive:  Chairperson                                 Scott Bumphrey 1st Vice Chairperson                    Shea Morgan Treasurer                                      vacant Recorder                                        vacant Member at Large (4 positions)     vacantPlease join us in congratulating your Local ...