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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January 22, 2018

Nomination for Local 1008 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (4) Youth Member    The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is: February 16, 2018  If there is an ...

January 22, 2018

Bargaining Begins for PRT Growing Services - BCGEU

Bargaining commenced with the Employer on January 16th thru 18th in Kelowna, with a full exchange of all the Union's non-monetary proposals. We have a number of significant issues that are equally important as the monetary issues and we wanted a full discussion and to try to resolve those issues first. Bargaining will reconvene on February 6th, at which time we are hopeful we can resolve some ...

January 18, 2018

JPW Ratification Updated Meeting Notice - BCGEU

Members of JPW Road & Bridge Inc.Collective Bargaining   UPDATE – 5:00 a.m. January 19 Armstrong meeting added Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with JPW Road & Bridge Inc. 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 ...

January 15, 2018

BCGEU Defends Members after columnist criticizes social workers - BCGEU

It's become the norm, after 16 years of sustained social service cuts, for columnists and pundits to take knee-jerk reactions and blame government workers when a high-profile tragedy occurs. You may have heard about or read a recent column by the Vancouver Sun's Ian Mulgrew, blaming the courts and social workers for the tragic death of two young girls in Oak Bay. Your union responded on behalf ...

January 15, 2018

Nomination For Vacant Positions For Local 1012 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker)    The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, Fe...

January 15, 2018

On January 20, we will march again! - BCGEU

Last January, millions of people worldwide came together to march for human rights. In Vancouver alone, there were over 15,000 people who marched Downtown. While we made gains in 2017, we also recognize there is still much work to be done. With the growing momentum of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to amplify the voices of not just women and girls, but of all marginalized g...

January 11, 2018

Local 1005 Nomination For Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 4 Members-at-Large: one 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...

January 11, 2018

Collective Bargaining Update for JPW Road & Bridge Inc.

Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with JPW Road & Bridge Inc. 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 13, the deadline for rati...