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 16, 2016

All members in Haida Gwaii - Pension Seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important. You will then b...

May 13, 2016

Government Members on Haida Gwaii pension seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important.  You will then ...

May 13, 2016

Protrans special project employee MOA

The Union has been successful in addressing outstanding issues regarding Station/Faregate Attendants. The agreement outlines the terms and conditions that apply to ‘Special Project Employees’ and the process the Union and Employer must use in future circumstances. Highlights of the agreement covering ‘Special Project Employees’ are: Confirms Pay Rates 6% pay in lieu of vacation 13% in li...

May 09, 2016

Local 1010 meeting

DATE: Monday, May 16th, 2016 TIME: 7:00 pm PLACE: BCGEU Peace River Area Office            10251 100 St.            Fort St. John, BC AGENDA Topics will include: News and updates from Component Pensions  Component Vice President Rory Smith will be in attendance All members of 1010 are encouraged to come In solidarity Kathy Weaver Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. ...

May 04, 2016

BCGEU president’s statement re: Fort McMurray wildfire & $50k donation

NEW: The BCGEU has made a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross towards relief efforts. Like you, I’ve been watching the images and video footage from wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta. It’s heartbreaking to see. The lives of those affected have been changed forever. We know some of our BCGEU members have loved ones and friends who’ve been impacted by the evacuation of a staggerin...

May 04, 2016

Local 1003 Members at Protrans BC worksite stewards

Please welcome Kirsten Campbell and Kevin Doiron as the newly acclaimed shop stewards that join the list of stewards below. This notice is to advise all BCGEU members at Protrans BC that the following people are the current shop stewards for your worksite:     David         Barton     Kirsten      Campbell     Lana          Charlebois     Madelaine   Chubak     Guy           Crooks     Diane ...

May 02, 2016

BC Federation of Labour "Stress in the Workplace" Course

The “Understanding and Preventing Stress in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Castlegar area office on Friday June 3, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course is designed to help identify stressors such as job demands, job control, lack of support, organization styles, bullying and lac...

May 02, 2016

Area 05 Stewards Educational Seminar – Pension Workshop

The Area 05 Cross Component Committee is pleased to invite you for a free education session regarding a Pension Workshop. This educational session will be useful for all BCGEU members who want more information related to Pensions and Pension Plans.     WHERE: Kamloops Area Office                    158 Oriole Road, Kamloops                   After hours entrance at right rear of building.    ...

April 29, 2016

BC Corps of Commissionaires (West Coast Express) ratification vote results

The Union is pleased to announce that the membership has confirmed the Bargaining Committee’s recommendation of acceptance and has ratified the tentative agreement. The vote was 100% in favour of ratification. Thank you to all members that took the time to nominate committee members, submit bargaining proposals, attend the information meetings, and participated in the ratification vote. The U...

April 28, 2016

Member Update - April 27, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith provides an update on some of the important events and initiatives the BCGEU is involved with in April and May.

April 28, 2016

Stephanie Smith: Day of Mourning 2016

UPDATE: Day of Mourning photos Many of you will be attending Day of Mourning events on April 28 in different communities around our province. Some of you will be there to honour and remember your co-workers and family members or to show solidarity and empathy for those who have been affected by the death or injury of a worker. The provincial government will be lowering flags on all provincia...