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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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August 12, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: BCGEU encourages vaccination, re-issuing of single-site and ma...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 12, 2021 BCGEU encourages vaccination, re-issuing of single-site and mask orders BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) - Following today's provincial government announcement regarding vaccines for health care workers, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) encourages all British Columbians to get vaccinated. "Vaccinations are an essential tool in combatting the...

August 03, 2021

PRT Growing Services Ltd.-Bargaining Update - BCGEU

Bargaining has had a slow start. We prepared for negotiations, reviewed surveys and finalized proposals. Due to scheduling challenges, we finally met with the Employer virtually to exchange proposals on June 22nd. We had a positive first meeting and we meet with them again on August 12th. We hope to continue to schedule more regular meetings as summer ends and as the Employer gets used to meeti...

July 30, 2021

Your input is needed: Working with COVID - BCGEU

Our union, in partnership with a research team from University College Dublin, wants to know more about the safety measures used in your workplace to protect against COVID-19 and future infectious diseases.  Research shows that some workplaces are common settings for infectious disease outbreaks due to transmission between employees, their households, and communities. Because employees have a l...

July 26, 2021

All Component 10 BCGEU Members in Service Area 08 - BCGEU

Know Your Rights! How Do Vacations Work?The vacation year is from May 1 to April 30. What is my Entitlement?You are entitled to vacation starting the year you complete one year of work, according to the following: 1-5 years = 15 days 6 years = 16 days 7 years = 17 days 8 years = 21 days 9 years = 22 days 10 years = 23 days 11 years = 24 days 12-19 years = 25 days 25+ years = 30 days Seniority...

July 26, 2021

ARGO Road Maintenance, Mile 22 Yard - Steward election results - BCGEU

Nominations closed July 19, 2021 for election of Steward at the Mile 22 yard, ARGO Road Maintenance. Peter Daly has been elected as a Steward at the Mile 22 yard. Please join us in wishing Peter well in his new position!  In solidarity Brittany LequiereStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

July 20, 2021

Tips to avoid email fraud - BCGEU

In the past couple of years, the BCGEU has seen an increase in the number of fraudulent, or phishing, emails being sent to BCGEU members.Often, these emails look like they come from someone at the BCGEU. In other circumstances, the scammers have taken information off the BCGEU website and have attempted to impersonate component or local executive members.In many of these cases, the scammers are...

July 12, 2021

Local 1010 ARGO Road Maintenance, Mile 22 Yard - Steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are open as of Monday, July 12, 2021.  To be elected:  1 Steward Please ensure a copy of this notice, and the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace. Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to:BCGEU Peace River Area Office (Drop box at the back entrance)10147 100 AveFort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7Phone: 2...