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

May 08, 2017

Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee for Emcon Services Inc. – Se...

To:       All BCGEU Members of Emcon Services Inc. – Service Area 02 Re:       Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee   This is to advise that Sheryl Boire and Brad Cornish have been acclaimed to the bargaining committee for Service Area 02.  Your bargaining committee consists of the following members: Dan Campbell, Chair Sheryl Boire Brad Cornish Members on the bargaining committee...

May 04, 2017

Local 1002 – General Meetings Reminder - BCGEU

Just a friendly reminder of the upcoming local meetings... COMPONENT: Operational Services LOCAL:          1002 – General Meetings DATE:            Monday, May 8, 2017 – Campbell River                       Wednesday, May 10, 2017 – Nanaimo TIME:             6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Campbell River                       5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Nanaimo PLACE:           Anchor Inn and Suites, 261...

May 04, 2017

BC Employment Standards Coalition releases report: Why BC Employment Standard...

Today the BC Employment Standards Coalition released a powerful report called Workers’ Stories of Exploitation & Abuse: Why BC Employment Standards Need to Change. The report is based on a series of Workers’ Forums the coalition hosted over the past few months in the Lower Mainland and Victoria to give voice to BC workers who have been treated unfairly. The report brings the inadequacies of...

May 04, 2017

Day of Mourning honours lives lost on the job - BCGEU

About 25 people gathered at City Hall Friday afternoon to march in honour of those who lost their lives in the workplace. The annual Day of Mourning recognizes the need for safe work practices and those who died on the job. Kurt Langdon, an equipment operator with the city of Fort St. John and local chair for the BCGEU, said he was pleased to see the number of people that came out. Read more...

May 04, 2017

Protrans Election Day - BCGEU

As you know,  BC Provincial Election Day is May 9th, and polls are open that day from 8AM to 8PM. Your collective agreement, and provincial law, entitles you to four hours free from work on general election day. As per the Elections BC website:  This does not necessarily mean four hours off work. It means that there must be a four hour period, free from work, during voting hours. Time off may b...

May 01, 2017

Local 1010 CRS Occupational Health and Safety Worksite Visits May 17 and May ...

Please mark your calendars: Wednesday May 17 and Thursday May 18  Darrel Chorney – BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety Networker, Sandy Fellers – Local 1010 Steward and Kathy Weaver – BCGEU Staff Representative will be visiting your work location to speak with the members about Occupational Health and Safety and answer any questions you may have. This is a great opportunity to see what it me...

April 27, 2017

Les Leyne: B.C. leaders lie low on legal highs ahead - BCGEU

Campaigning provincial politicians have dozens of changes in mind for B.C., but they are scarcely talking about the major adjustment that’s coming, regardless of who wins the election. For all the competing visions being outlined by provincial leaders, the federal government’s move to legalize marijuana is going to be the single biggest revamp on the social and political scene. It was introduce...

April 26, 2017

BCGEU Equity and Human Rights Conference 2017 - BCGEU

The BCGEU 50th Triennial Convention is taking place June 14 -17, 2017.   As part of convention, the Equity and Human Rights Conference is taking place on June 18 and 19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel, for members who identify with one or more of four equity groups: workers of colour, workers with disabilities, aboriginal workers and LGBTQI2S workers. Registered members will be p...

April 25, 2017

Dozens of Aboriginal child welfare workers rally for improved funding for Abo...

BURNABY - About 60 Aboriginal child welfare staff and community members braved the cold and wind on Saturday, April 22 to demand more funding for Aboriginal child and family services. Reporters from both CBC and APTN filmed the colourful event. Workers and community members of all ages marched along Croydon Drive and stopped outside Minister Stephanie Cadieux’s campaign office to demand improv...

April 21, 2017

Nominations for Members at Emcon Services Inc. - Service Area 03 Bargaining ...

To:        All BCGEU Members at Emcon Services Inc. -  Service Area 03 Re:       Nominations for Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee   Nominations for one bargaining committee member and one alternate for your maintenance contract area are now open.  Those elected to the bargaining committee also become the members on the labour/management committee. Nomination forms are attache...

April 20, 2017

Emcon Services Inc. - Service Area 02 - Nominations for Bargaining Committe...

Date:    April 20, 2017 To:       All BCGEU Members at Emcon Services Inc. -  Service Area 02 Re:       Nominations for Bargaining Committee/Labour Management Committee   Nominations for one bargaining committee member and one alternate for your maintenance contract area are now open.  Those elected to the bargaining committee also become the members on the labour/management committee.   N...