B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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 21, 2019

Basic Income submission - BCGEU

As you may be aware, in July 2018 the Province announced the creation of an expert committee to study the potential for using a basic income approach in its efforts to reduce poverty and prepare for the emerging economy. Organizations and individuals with an interest in basic income were invited to share their input with the committee, and the BCGEU developed a submission that brings the voice ...

March 18, 2019

The BCGEU supports Association of Legal Aid Lawyers strike vote - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) stands in support of the Association of Legal Aid Lawyers (ALL) and their strike vote. "B.C.'s legal aid lawyers help some of our province's most vulnerable people get access to justice, and as they demand the funding they need to serve British Columbians, the BCGEU stands in support of their strike vote," says BCGEU president Stephanie S...

March 15, 2019

Miller Capilano Steward Nominations - BCGEU

We are looking for at least 1 new shop steward in each of our Miller Capilano worksites, especially those worksites that don't currently have stewards. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Please consider nominating yourself or another member to be a shop steward. Look forward to receiving your nominations!The deadline for n...

March 15, 2019

New Zealand Mosque Attack - BCGEU

Like all of you, I am angry and shocked and heartbroken at the news of the terrorist attacks in New Zealand. Some of you know that I grew up and started my career as an ECE and a labour activist in New Zealand. I still have family and friends there and I think of New Zealand as home. This attack feels very personal for me and I am writing to share my thoughts with all of you. First, I want to e...

March 14, 2019

Protrans Steward Nominations - BCGEU

We are looking for 2 new Protrans stewards. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Specifically, we are looking for 2 new stewards from Rotation 1 in the control room. Ideally, 1 from Team Blue and 1 from Team Green. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a steward, please sign the posted nomination form or submi...

March 14, 2019

Protrans Bargaining Update. - BCGEU

As you may know, your collective agreement expires at the end of this year. With that in mind we have recently, on two separate occasions, met with other transit unions to share information about timing and scheduling through a committee called the Joint Union Council (JUC). It is important we understand issues and matters at other tables as we often share similar concerns at our own bargaining...