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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.


June 29, 2020

Capilano Highways - Nominations for Labour Management Committees - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for three (3) positions and one (1) alternate on your labour management committee. Nomination forms are attached to this bulletin. Nominations close on July 30, 2020. Nominations can be faxed to 604.215.1410, or emailed to Nominations must be received no later than 5:00pm, Thursday, July 30, 2020. In the event we receive more nominations than positions a...

June 26, 2020

Heat Stress, Humidity, and COVID-19 - BCGEU

Working in an intensely hot and humid summer can pose a risk of heat stress to workers, affecting their health and safety. It is important to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat stress, the compounding effect of humidity in the current pandemic environment, and to implement preventative measures. What are the signs and symptoms of heat stress? Working in high temperatures can be hazardous ...

June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to know - BCGEU

COVID-19 Safety Plans: What BCGEU members need to knowAs you are aware, the B.C. government has announced timelines for services and businesses to re-open during the COVID-19 pandemic.Whether your workplace is re-opening now, or has been open throughout the pandemic, your employer – like all employers in B.C. – is required to develop a COVID-19 Safety Plan that meets government and WorkSafeBC r...

June 15, 2020

Message From President Stephanie Smith - BCGEU

The last several months have been indescribable in so many ways...but the last few weeks have been absolutely devastating. Like many of you, two weeks ago my social media feeds were completely filled with the video of the senseless murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. Mr. Floyd is not alone-Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, the list goes on and seems to grow by the day-but Mr. Floyd has b...