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.


March 09, 2016

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

NAOSH week is recognized annually throughout North America to promote the prevention of injury and illness at the workplace. Organizations are encouraged to participate by planning activities during this week. The theme this year is to “make health and safety a habit”. For more information go to Worksafe BC’s website at http://www.worksafebc.com/news_room/campaigns/naosh_week/ This link will g...

March 07, 2016

Celebrate International Women's Day - March 8

In Canada and around the world, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day.  International Women's Day and trade unionism are historically linked. The day was initiated to commemorate the 1908 strike of women garment workers in New York, and has evolved into a world-wide movement to celebrate advances and demand improved rights for women and girls. As part of this fight for social j...

March 03, 2016

Station Attendant's and Faregate Attendant's - Protrans temporary status nego...

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016            1:30pm and 3:30pm            Main Floor Boardroom (OEM)  The Union will provide an update on negotiations regarding the status of Temporary Station Attendants and Temporary Faregate Attendants. Members are encouraged to attend. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

February 29, 2016

BC Corps of Commissionaires bargaining committee nominations and survey

Your current collective agreement (and subsequent MOA extending the agreement) with the Employer expires February 29, 2016. Negotiations between the parties will commence after a bargaining committee has been constituted. The delay in commencing this process is attributed to the Employer securing the renewal of their contract. Attached, to this notice is a nomination form for the two (2) barga...

February 25, 2016

BC Budget 2016: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The B.C. Liberal Government has delivered yet another of its “balanced” budgets, dressed in sleight-of-hand fiscal manoeuvering, ambiguous language, and cavalier comparisons to other provinces and jurisdictions. Sadly, and once again, the fiscal planning of our elected government puts in second place the essential public goods and services British Columbians require to lead prosperous, inclusi...

February 22, 2016

Argo Highway Maintenance nomination results

Nominations are closed for Argo Highway Maintenance Inc. SA15, Bargaining Committee. The following people were nominated for the Bargaining Committee:     Steven Wooten        Jason Rupert     Jason Vermiere        Tristan Derkatch     Tyler Derkatch An election will be conducted to determine the one (1) Bargaining Committee member and one (1) Alternate Bargaining Committee member.  Ballot p...

February 22, 2016

Local 1009 local executive update

I am pleased to announce that Mark Ashley has been acclaimed as the Young Worker Representative. I am sure that you will all join me in wishing Mark well in his new position. Your Local Executive Officers are: David Johnson          Chairperson Walter Chernoff        1st Vice Chair Mark Tomasini          2nd Vice Chair *Vacant                   Treasurer David Boughton        Recording Secre...