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 07, 2019

BCGEU announces financial support for UNITE HERE Local 40 members’ historic s...

  VANCOUVER-In September UNITE HERE Local 40 members initiated their first strike at downtown Vancouver hotels in 20 years as part of their ongoing fight with their employers-the Hyatt, the Westin Bayshore, the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, and the Pinnacle-for collective agreements that would provide safety, stability and fair compensation. Since the beginning of the strike UNITE HERE Local 40's pic...

October 03, 2019

Ferry workers support Kootenay Lake community rally to save inland ferry serv...

October 3, 2019 BCGEU members working on the Kootenay Lake ferry will support a community rally to raise awareness for the unsustainability of the inland ferry service. The "Unity Sailing & Rally" will take place on Friday, October 4 at 3 p.m. at the Kootenay Bay ferry landing. The organizers' goal, according to a media release posted on Facebook, is to "take a stand for a safe, reliable, s...

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...