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 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 17, 2016

Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd. - Worksite Steward Election Results

Sisters and Brothers The election process for the  Steward position at Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd closed on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  We want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results.   Congratulations to Brother Curtis Biech who was elected to the positon. We also want to take this opportunity to thank Brother Shane Hemming for putting his name forward. Yo...

August 17, 2016

Capilano Highway Services (SA 05) (Powell River) - Steward Update

The Union is pleased to announce that Ron Dendewicz has been acclaimed as a steward for the Powell River area. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UNIFOR467/MoveUP

August 17, 2016

Mainroad Highway Contracting - Steward Update

The Union did not receive any nominations for the position of steward at Mainroad Howe Sound (SA 04). If any member is interested in becoming a steward in the future please don’t hesitate to call the Lower Mainland Area Office of the Union or contact the Chair of Local 1003 directly. Thank you. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UNIFOR467/MoveUP

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...

August 15, 2016

1008 – Mainroad SA11 union meeting

IMPORTANT MEETING NOTICE Please be advised that the BCGEU is holding membership meetings at the following yards: August 23  Fernie August 24  Invermere August 25  Cranbrook Each meeting will begin at 3:15 PM, on the dates noted and the Employer has agreed to allow members to attend the meeting on the Employer time that occurs prior to the end of the shift. The main purpose of the meeting ...

August 12, 2016

Local 1004 Meeting Notice and Agenda September 7, 2016

               DATE:    September 7, 2016 TIME:    7:00 pm              PLACE:    Hope Curling Club                                             1055 Sixth Avenue, Hope, BC      AGENDA Local issues Resolutions for the BC Fed convention Component updates Bargaining updates Pension Plan changes New business Goods and welfare Adjournment   Download PDF of notice here    UNIFOR467...

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...

July 27, 2016

Local 1002 union meeting

DATE: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – Nanaimo            Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Campbell River TIME: 6:30 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU Area Office, 106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo             Comfort Inn & Suites, 1351 Shoppers Row, Campbell River AGENDA Nominations for the following positions: 1st Vice Chair Treasurer Member-at-Large Please send suggestions for agenda topics to Local 10...

July 27, 2016

Call for nominations for vacant Local 1002 executive positions

Nominations are now open for following positions which are vacant on the Local 1002 Executive: 1st Vice Chair Treasurer Member-at-Large The role of the Vice-Chairperson as follows: assists the Local chairperson in performing the responsibilities outlined above; may be delegated to perform specific duties, like recruiting OSH committee members, or convening steward networking meeting...