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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

August 20, 2020

COVID-19 Update - BCGEU

COVID-19 Infections on the Upswing A provincial state of emergency was declared on March 18 and has been extended to September 1, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. BC is currently in Phase 3 of their restart program. Restrictions have been lessened; however, there are still several important precautions in place, as ordered by Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO). In r...

August 12, 2020

Join our equity networks - BCGEU

Join our equity networks!Your union is committed to building diversity and inclusion and speaking out for equity and social justice for all workers. Key to achieving this goal is creating the opportunities for members to feel heard, represented and able to contribute to their union, their workplace and their community.Over the last 18 months, your BCGEU Equity and Human Rights committee held a ...

August 07, 2020

AIM Roads Inc (SA13) Nominations for Labour Management Committee Alternates -...

  Nominations are now open for two alternates on your Labour Management committee.   Nomination forms are attached to this bulletin. Nominations close on Tuesday September 8, 2020. Nominations can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to your area office.    Nominations must be received no later than 12:00 P.M.   In the event we receive more nominations than positions available, an election will be cond...

July 29, 2020

Solar UV Radiation and Cancer - BCGEU

Did you know that outdoor workers are 3.5 times more likely to develop skin cancer in contrast with indoor workers ? The dangers to working outdoors for operational services Component members extend beyond the safety hazards from moving machinery and equipment, but also from unprotected, prolonged exposure to solar UV radiation, which is the primary cause of skin cancer. Exposure to solar UV ra...

July 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...