Click here to find info on COVID-19

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

July 06, 2022

Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting Ltd. (SA-11) - Notice on Ratification Vote...

We are pleased to announce that the majority of the members have voted in favour of the new collective agreement.   Therefore, the agreement is now considered ratified.  The provisions will not take effect until September 1, 2023. However, the suspension of the auxiliary training wage will be in effect immediately. With this ratification, we anticipate the Ministry of Transportation and Infrast...

July 04, 2022

Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break down - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 4, 2022Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break downVICTORIA, B.C. – After three days of positive public service negotiations last week, talks between the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) and the B.C. government's Public Service Agency (PSA) broke down this morning.  Last week, the BCGEU's public service bargaining committee developed a creativ...

July 04, 2022

Preparations for public service strike escalate as talks break down - BC Gene...

After three days of positive negotiations last week, your bargaining committee was surprised and disappointed that despite our best efforts to bridge the gap, your employer – the B.C. government through the Public Service Agency (PSA) – has refused to table a proposal that meets your key demand of cost-of-living protection. Talks between your bargaining committee and the employer broke down thi...

July 01, 2022

Congratulations to the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2022 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for 2022 winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of five topics:   The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think t...

June 30, 2022

Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting Ltd. (SA-11) - Notice on Ratification Vot...

Further to our bulletin on June 15th, this bulletin provides you with the details of the ratification vote on your next collective agreement. Attached to this notice are all the detailed changes to the collective agreement that will be in the new agreement that is effective September 1, 2023.The ratification meetings and voting will take place on July 4th and 5th at the Cranbrook Yard and the B...

June 29, 2022

All BCGEU Members in Local 1007 - Member to Member Worksite Visits - BC Gener...

We wish to remind local 1007 members that we will be conducting worksite visits on the following dates and times set out below. In attendance; Local 1007 Chairperson, Mark Taylor and Local 1010 Chairperson, Kelly MacDonald: July 4 3 PM – AIM Roads SA13 Cherryville/Lumby July 5 9 AM – Vernon PRT Growing Services Noon – Armstrong PRT Growing Services 3 PM – AIM Roads SA13 Armstrong Yard July ...

June 28, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting Ltd. (CA-11) - Notice...

  Further to our bulletin on June 15th, this bulletin provides you with the details of the ratification vote on your next collective agreement. Attached to this notice are all the detailed changes to the collective agreement that will be in the new agreement that is effective September 1, 2023.  The ratification meetings and voting will take place on July 4th and 5th at the Cranbrook Yard as fo...

June 24, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Emcon Services Inc. (SA-12) - Worksite Visits - BC Gener...

Please be advised that Local 1008 Chairperson, Joe Pendry, along with Local 1009 Chairperson, Jim Kastrukoff, will be conducting Emcon worksite visits, as follows: Golden Yard – Wednesday, July 6th at 2:30 p.m. Revelstoke Yard – Thursday, July 7th at 6:00 a.m. This is part of the Union's ongoing outreach to the membership. Feel free to discuss any issues or concerns you have regarding the c...

June 23, 2022

All BCGEU Members at YRB (SA-10) - May 31, 2022, YRB SA-10 Joint Labour Manag...

Please see the attached minutes from the May 31, 2022, YRB SA-10 Joint Labour Management Meeting. If you have an issue you would like to put forward for the next YRB SA-10 JLM, please let us know by emailing [email protected] or letting one of your committee members know.   In solidarity, Jeff Burns, JLM Committee MemberJon Staples, JLM Committee MemberMatthew Stooshnoff, JLM Committee MemberSara...

June 22, 2022

Nearly 95 per cent of BCGEU’s public service members vote in favour of strike...

Nearly 95 per cent of BCGEU's public service members vote in favour of strike in their fight for a fair contractEmployer bends before votes are counted and asks union to return to bargainingBURNABY, B.C. – Hundreds of BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) activists have pressured their employer to return to negotiations by organizing the union's biggest ever strike vote for 33,000 members in the ...

June 16, 2022

United Way Period Promise Campaign - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To: All Area 01 BCGEU Members WHAT: Period Promise: Fill the busWHEN: June 25, 2022, between 10 am and 3 pm, at Tillicum Mall Please help us help the United Way with their Period Promise: Fill the Bus Campaign! The United Way Southern Vancouver Island's Period Promise campaign is a cornerstone of the good works we do with our partners in the labour movement. We are hoping BCGEU leaders and memb...

June 15, 2022

Your input is needed: Impacts of working night shift - BC General Employees' ...

  Are you a night shift worker? Are you interested in supporting research about the health effects of working nights?Researchers from UBC and the BC Cancer Research Institute are studying the health effects of working nights, and whether taking melatonin supplements can help. They are looking for night shift workers in the Lower Mainland to participate in their study. If you meet all the criter...