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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.


September 22, 2020

SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining Update - BCGEU

The Union and the Employer will now work through all the non-monetary language before we table our monetary proposals. It can be tricky to schedule dates for when everyone is available and our next meetings are booked for October 13th thru 16th. We hope to make some considerable progress with four days scheduled for bargaining. Stay tuned for further updates then. To help ensure you receive a c...

September 10, 2020

Release of Patterson WCB review validates injured workers’ experiences - BCGEU

We want to share how pleased our union and our members are to see the B.C. government's release of the long-awaited review of our workers' compensation system by retired labour lawyer Janet PattersonThe report, released August 26, is not only a victory on the path towards a more worker-centered system but a validation of the lived experience of injured workers in B.C. – including many current a...

September 09, 2020

New MOU - Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees - BCGEU

The BCGEU and NTT DATA (ISM Canada) have signed a service seniority portability MOU for ISM employees: Click here to read the new Memorandum of Understanding regarding Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees An earlier bulletin is found here. UWU/MoveUP

September 04, 2020

SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining update #2 - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee has met for several days over the past few weeks to prepare for negotiating a first collective agreement with your employer. Thank you to those members who submitted surveys! We have considered all your input and reviewed other Union agreements to get ideas. Our first meeting with the employer is set for September 22nd, for the initial exchange of proposals. Unfortunat...

September 04, 2020

A Labour Day Message from Stephanie Smith - BCGEU

The future cannot be predicted, but it can be created.  So far, 2020 has been a year of upheaval and uncertainty and that has many of us questioning what the future will look like for ourselves, our families, and our society. It's also been a year in which working people have shown time and again that we have the power to create a society that is stronger, safer, and more prosperous through sol...

September 03, 2020

Capilano Highways - Joint Labour Management Committee - BCGEU

The nomination period has closed and we have received three nominations for the four positions on your joint labour management committee.Please join me in congratulatingRon Dendewicz, Bruno Kerntopf, and John McDonald, who have been acclaimed as members of the Joint Labour Management Committee and will represent you in labour management meetings with your Employer. Hoping you are all well and s...

September 02, 2020

BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2020  BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to either immediately distribute the stipend promised under the B.C. COVID-19 Temporary Pandemic Pay (TPP) program or provide a firm date when workers will get the long-awaited funds."Thousands of our members and other workers acros...

August 25, 2020

Pandemic pay delay - BCGEU

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March your union has been working hard to navigate the complex and ever-shifting landscape this crisis presents in order to protect members' livelihoods and help ensure your safety at work.Pandemic pay has been a key focus of that work, and the BCGEU pushed hard to expand our province's pandemic pay program to cover the ...

August 25, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BCGEU

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2020 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. 2020 Scholarship Winners List (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: 1. One job should be enough! How does precarious work impact workers and why is decent work so important? 2. W...

August 24, 2020

Local 1007 Executive By-Election - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding an election for the position of chairperson for the local 1007 executive. Voting will take place electronically. Candidates: Cam AbelWarren Lavoie The electronic voting will take place between August 26, 2020 – September 25, 2020. The election closes at 5:00 p.m. on September 25, 2020. In order to cast your vote, a link will be sent via email to all local 1007 members on Au...