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.

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March 01, 2018

March is Community Social Service Awareness Month - BCGEU

There isn't a family in B.C. that hasn't received support, or knows someone who's received support, from a Community Social Service (CSS) worker. Every day, they make sure some of our most vulnerable citizens are safe and cared for, and this is why the BC Government Services and Employees' Union (BCGEU) asked the Province of British Columbia once again to proclaim March as Community Social Serv...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for Prince George PRT Growing Services Ltd - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:              Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 TIME:               6:00 pm - 8:00 pm LOCATION:     BCGEU Area Office                         500 Quebec Street                        Prince George, BC  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) a...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for PRT Growing Services Ltd. - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL  ST R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on:DATE:             Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 TIME:              3:30 pm – 5:30 pm LOCATION:     Harrop Community Hall 6066 McConnell Road Harrop, BC  V1L 6P7  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) at forest nurseries The wording on the ba...

March 01, 2018

Update on Bargaining for Yellowhead Road and Bridge (Vanderhoof, Service Are...

We are pleased to advise you that the collective agreement has been ratified by the membership. This agreement takes effect May 1, 2019.Thanks to the Bargaining Committee for their hard work.In solidarityTyrell WeaverBargaining Committee ChairpersonBen AtkinsBargaining Committee MemberHoward HummelBargaining Committee MemberRory SmithVice President, Operational ServicesFateh BornStaff Negotiato...

February 28, 2018

BCGEU supports Pink Shirt Day 2018 campaign - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) joined hundreds this morning in downtown Vancouver at the CKNW Kids' Fund 2018 Pink Shirt Day rally. This annual campaign to end bullying spreads awareness and raises funds to support programs that foster children's healthy self-esteem with this year's focus on cyberbullying. "Bullying continues to be a problem whether in our schools, at wo...

February 27, 2018

Local 1006 (Operational Services) Executive Election Results - BCGEU

Please consider this formal notification of the results of the Local 1006 Executive election.  Kelly McDonald – ChairpersonDrew Miller–1st Vice ChairpersonDave Thompson– 2nd Vice ChairpersonBrenda Williams– TreasurerVACANT– SecretaryStuart Davison– Member-at-Large (1)VACANT – Member-at-Large (2)VACANT – Young WorkerNote: The term for these positions is 3 years and will close in 2021.Download PD...

February 27, 2018

Local 1011 Executive Nomination Results - BCGEU

The nomination process for your Local Executive positions closed on February 26, 2018, and we want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results and congratulate the successful candidate. Congratulations to Curtis Biech (Local Chair). Your Executive with the results are as follows:  Chair:  Curtis Biech  1st Vice Chair:  VACANT  2nd Vice Chair:  VACANT  Secretary Treasurer  ...

February 26, 2018

Elections for Local 1009 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the Local 1009 Executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Local Chairperson:   Garry Campbell Walter Chernoff    Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at theArea Office, 2316 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar.  Ballots are due back to the BCGEU We...

February 23, 2018

BCGEU to host public meeting on housing affordability crisis - BCGEU

VANCOUVER – A five-person panel will discuss Greater Vancouver's housing crisis and hear stories and ideas for solutions from the public.  The panel includes:  Adriane Carr – Vancouver City Council MemberTesicca Truong – Generation SqueezeHarpinder Sandhu – Co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.; CUPE 1767 memberKari Michaels – BCGEU Executive Vice PresidentPaul Finch – BCGEU Treas...

February 22, 2018

Your Local 1001 Executive Notice - BCGEU

I am pleased to announce the results of nominations received for the Local 1001 Executive:  Chairperson                                 Scott Bumphrey 1st Vice Chairperson                    Shea Morgan Treasurer                                      vacant Recorder                                        vacant Member at Large (4 positions)     vacantPlease join us in congratulating your Local ...

February 21, 2018

Government must take bolder action on speculation tax - BCGEU

February 21, 2018BURNABY – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is pleased to see the B.C. NDP government's newly released 30-point housing plan which proposes significant steps towards addressing the province's housing affordability crisis. This plan includes measures, many of which the BCGEU has been calling for, like introducing a progressive property transfer tax surcharge...

February 20, 2018

BC Budget provides path to affordability and quality public services - BCGEU

Fixing 16 years of neglect in public services, childcare and housing will take time, but BC Budget 2018 signals a bold path forward on these important public issues, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union. "We have consistently called upon government for greater investment to restore quality public services," said BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "Today's budget begins that renew...

February 20, 2018

Elections for Local 1007 Executive Chairperson - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 1007 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Chairperson: Mike Turley Jon Hopkins Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the area office, (1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna). Ballots are due back to the BCGEU Okanagan area office no ...

February 19, 2018

Vancity workers at Downtown Vancouver branch join BCGEU - BCGEU

Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Downtown Vancouver Branch (#10) have voted by majority to join the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).  The 26 financial services workers at this branch join over 700 of their Vancity colleagues who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement. "We are thrilled to welcome wor...

February 19, 2018

Caring Professionals should be exempt from mobility pricing - BCGEU

The Mobility Pricing Independent Commission recently published its initial report exploring decongestion charging as part of a 10-year plan for transportation development in the Metro Vancouver region. They have proposed two main policy approaches for consideration: tolling congestion points and charging drivers for each kilometre they drive. Congestion point pricing charges drivers when they p...

February 19, 2018

Local 1012 Executive Results - BCGEU

The call for nominations for Local 1012 Local Executive closed. We confirm that your new Executive is as follows: Local Chairperson:Earl Haward 1st Vice Chair:Vacant 2nd Vice Chair:Vacant Treasurer:Vacant Recording Secretary:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large:Vacant Member at Large (Young Worker):Vacant Congratulations to the above noted!...