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

October 24, 2017

Collective Agreement Ratification for Members at Mainroad Lower Mainland Con...

We are pleased to announce that your Collective Agreement, which takes effect March 15, 2019, has been ratified. This ratification ensures that successorship will be included in the next maintenance contract.    In solidarity Orlando Bokor, Bargaining Committee Chair Joseph Reith, Bargaining Committee Member Kevin Thomasen, Bargaining Committee Member Bill Hall, Bargaining Committee Member - al...

October 23, 2017

Executive Vice President Tour - Revised - BCGEU

  Hello Everyone!   Executive Vice President, James Coccola will be visiting worksites in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton and Smithers starting at 8:00 am on October 22 as outlined in the schedule below (all times are approximate):   Prince Rupert, Sunday October 22nd, 2017: 1. 8:00 - 10:00 am Crest Motor Hotel 2. 11:15 - 11:35 am BC Liquor Store   Old Hazelton, Monday October 23rd...

October 20, 2017

President's statement on death of correctional officer Kellie Shand - BCGEU

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Kellie Shand, a long-time BCGEU member, who tragically died while on shift as a correctional officer at Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC). This is a terrible tragedy for not only our Corrections and Sheriffs component, but for our entire union. In his 22-year career as a correctional officer, Kellie was a committed and experienced profes...

October 18, 2017

Executive Vice President, James Coccola Worksite tour - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Members in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton and Smithers (at the below listed worksites) Hello Everyone! Executive Vice President, James Coccola will be visiting worksites in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton and Smithers starting at 8:00 am on October 22 as outlined in the schedule below (all times are approximate): Prince Rupert, Sunday October 22nd, 2017: 8:00...

October 17, 2017

BCGEU submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government S...

Yesterday, the BCGEU entered our submission to the B.C. Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services yesterday, outlining the union's priorities for the upcoming provincial budget for 2018/19. This budget marks an important moment. It will take the next steps toward a fiscal plan for the province that truly puts families and communities first. "We support the new government in i...

October 17, 2017

RATIFICATION VOTE MEETING – Wednesday, October 18, 2017 for all Mainroad Lowe...

A tentative settlement has been reached.   Ratification meetings will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the following venues:   Location Time   Cloverdale 6:30 am – 8:30 am   Massey 10:00 am – 12:00 pm   Port Mann 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm   Members on the job will be afforded time to attend and vote. Members not on shift can attend any of the meetings to vote.   It is important for you to ...

October 17, 2017

Election Results and Bargaining Survey for PRT Growing members - BCGEU

Elections for the PRT Bargaining Committee are now completed with the following results:   Jan Brewer, Chairperson (Armstrong/Vernon) Marcel Ouellet, Bargaining Committee Member (Campbell River) Nora Wallach, Bargaining Committee Member (Red Rock) Darrell Strom, Bargaining Committee Member (Harrop)   Congratulations to the successful candidates and thanks to everyone who participated in this i...

October 12, 2017

Public Service Pension Plan for Protrans Employees - BCGEU

***PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD***   Great news! The Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) has approved Protrans employees' entry into the plan, effective January 1st, 2018, as negotiated in the last round of bargaining.   We have received questions about members' access to My Account at the PSPP. Unfortunately, members will not be able to set up their My Account until after the enrollment date, as ...

October 11, 2017

Provincial magazine - Fall 2017 - BCGEU - BCGEU

Download the PDF file of the 2017 Fall issue of The Provincial magazine. In this issue: Electing workplace stewards Dangerous work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital BCGEU’s sound financial management Mental health first aid and more...    

October 10, 2017

Rally for Youth from Care - BCGEU

Show support for youth in and from foster care, group homes, and other types of government care in B.C. Rally: B.C. LegislatureTuesday October 24, 2017, 3:00 pm

October 03, 2017

October is Community Living Month - BCGEU

19 years ago, the province of BC declared October Community Living Month. The BCGEU is proud to represent thousands of members across the province who have dedicated their careers to helping those who are not able, or need the assistance of others, to bring a level of independence and quality of life that benefits not only those with developmental disabilities, but also the communities that we ...

October 03, 2017

Sister in Spirit Vigils - BCGEU

October 4th is a day where we honour the lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). The violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls in Canada is a national tragedy. We must take the time to give thanks to the families who are our reason for demanding continued action. The BCGEU believes that the October 4th Sisters In Spirit Vigils are a movement for social change....