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

October 01, 2019

Component 1 members grieve the loss of longtime friend, fellow officer and un...

It is with deep sadness that I inform you of the sudden loss of one of our members and good friends, CJ Conroy, to cancer this week. CJ was a long-time workplace union activist. He served the membership at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC) as a shop steward for 20 years and as the first vice-chairperson of Local 101 for 15 years. CJ was dedicated to supporting, represen...

September 26, 2019

Dawson Road Maintenance- Bargaining Unit Meeting - BCGEU

Bargaining Unit Meeting DATE:      Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 7:00 PM PLACE:    BCGEU Area Office               10147 – 100th Ave Please join us at the BCGEU area office for a bargaining unit meeting update on the transition from YRB to Dawson Road Maintenance. Entrance through the back near the parking lot.  New members are encouraged to attend. Come meet your worksite stewards, OHS reps and ...

September 24, 2019

Update on Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Colum...

This morning, the Cullen Commission announced its ruling on applications for Participant Standing. I'm very pleased to let you know that, out of 20 applicants, your union is one of 16 granted standing. This means that our members can continue to support the critical work of the Commission as it fulfills its mandate to look at the full scope of money laundering in B.C. While the BCGEU has suppor...

September 24, 2019

Steward Nominations for BC Corps of Commissionaires - BCGEU

We are looking for 1 shop steward and 1 alternate shop steward at West Coast Express (BC Corps of Commissionaires). 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 nominations is October 21, 2019 W...

September 23, 2019

Protrans BC Operations Ltd. - Election Results - BCGEU

The ballots have now been counted and the results of the Bargaining Committee election are: Bargaining Committee - Field Kirsten Campbell - bargaining committee memberLana Vincent - alternate   Bargaining Committee - Engineering/Building Services Dave Barton - bargaining committee memberShant Khachadur - alternate   Bargaining Committee - OMC/Office Staff/Control Room Nick Lee - bargaining comm...

September 19, 2019

President’s message – Global Climate Strike - BCGEU

Like many of you I'm inspired by the passion and perseverance of Greta Thunberg and student activists across the world who have worked so hard and so fast to put the climate crisis at the forefront of the public agenda and hold politicians accountable for their lack of action to prevent or mitigate it.  I want you to know your union recognizes the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for ...

September 09, 2019

Forests, Lands & Natural Resources New Stewards Acclaimed - BCGEU

We have the results from our recent call for steward nominations at Forests, Lands & Natural Resources locations. I am pleased to announce that Louise Bett, Nichole Bowen and Marie Picard have been acclaimed as new stewards at FLNRO worksites. Please join me in wishing them well in their new role. Your worksites are now represented by the following stewards: Debbie Jones, Pamela Larose (Loc...