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

January 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...

January 13, 2017

Nechako Northcoast Steward Election Results

To:     ALL BCGEU Members at Nechako Northcoast SA26 located in Terrace, Kitimat, Nass Camp and Usk. Re:     Local 1012 Steward Election Results   The Union is pleased to announce that Edward Moore (Local 1012) has been acclaimed as a Steward for your worksite.  If you have any questions regarding workplace issues, or your Collective Agreement, please feel to contact Edward.       In soli...

January 13, 2017

Chilliwack volunteers sought for ambitious project to interview every senior ...

Older people living in long-term care homes are often overlooked, forgotten behind the walls. An ambitious project taken on by the province's Office of the Seniors Advocate aims to change that by interviewing all 27,000 residents in 303 care homes across the province. Read More...

January 12, 2017

Bundle Up!

Bundle Up! Hypothermia is one of the major hazards employees working outside can face. This is especially true with the harsh weather we have experienced so far and winter has only just begun. The Farmer’s Almanac got it right when they predicted the southern area of B.C. would see colder-than-normal temperatures with more precipitation than usual. Members that work outside need to recognize...

January 10, 2017

Metro Vancouver seniors' care workers face more struggles with icy streets

Volunteers and homecare workers are bracing for another tough week caring for the city's homebound seniors as temperatures are predicted to drop again Monday night.   Read more...

January 10, 2017

Icy road conditions are posing a danger to home care workers

BURNABY (NEWS1130) - Worries about injuries to homecare workers have increased dramatically in the past month as a result of icy road conditions. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Convention 2017: Guidelines for FT Officer and Exec VP Candidates' Election C...

1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention. 2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....

January 05, 2017

Reminder Local 1003 Union Meeting

COMPONENT:    Operational Services           LOCAL:    1003 – All Members             DATE:    Thursday, January 12, 2017             TIME:    7:00pm – 9:00pm           PLACE:    BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room                          #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 0C4                           (corner of Renfrew & Broadway)  AGENDA 1.    Call to order           ...