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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

December 18, 2020

All BCGEU Members at SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining Update #3 - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee has been working hard to negotiate a first collective agreement with the Employer. We formally met with the Employer, remotely, on: September 22; October 13 – 16, 23, 27 and 30; November 19 and 26; December 14 and 18. The Union and the Employer first focused on all the non-monetary items and agreed to language in many areas, including: a grievance and arbitration proce...

December 17, 2020

B.C. liquor and cannabis workers wear button on the job in demand for essenti...

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – As the second wave of the pandemic intensifies and British Columbians head into the holiday season, B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) members working for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB) are ramping up their campaign to be recognized and compensated as essential workers. BCLDB workers will be wearing Essential Pay for Essential Wor...

December 14, 2020

BCGEU stands in solidarity with farmers in India

The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union expresses solidarity with farmers, labour activists and other workers in India who are protesting dangerous new agricultural legislation that threatens the livelihoods of millions of families. In September, the Indian government quietly passed or amended three Farm Bills designed to deregulate agricultural markets and open them up to takeover by ...

December 10, 2020

All BCGEU Members at AIM Roads Inc. (SA08) - Joint Labour Management Committe...

Nominations have closed for the open positions on the labour management committee. No election is required. Please be advised the following members are acclaimed: Warren LavoieMatthew HubbardMark TaylorCam Abel (alternate) Thank you to everyone who participated.   In solidarity,   Cathy SeagrisStaff Representative Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

December 01, 2020

Dawson Roads SA16 100 Mile House - Steward Elections Open - BCGEU

Please be advised that Dawson Road Maintenance SA16 is holding elections for 1 Shop Steward for members located in 100 Mile House. Nomination Form is attached. Nominations will be open from December 1 , 2020 to December 8, 2020 at Midnight. Email or Fax your nomination to Area06.WilliamsLake@bcgeu.ca or 250-392-5582. Or it can be sent to the Cariboo Area Office, 107A North First Avenue, Willia...

November 30, 2020

New Book Recounts Worker-led Occupation at Tranquille - BCGEU

  UPDATE - It is with heavy hearts we have to tell you about the passing of our dear friend Gary Steeves, a true champion of working people, human rights and social justice.  The devastating news comes as we and Gary were celebrating another great achievement of his, the recent printing of his book, Tranquility Lost: The Occupation of Tranquille & Battle for Community Care. We are feeli...