B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

April 29, 2019

BCGEU Defends Two-Tier Wages in Community Services Sector - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith draws on her experience as an early childhood educator to explain her frustration with the debate over a pay increase that's only going to unionized workers in the community social services sector.  Smith said the complaints about the selective raises reminded her of the children's story about the Little Red Hen.    Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 26, 2019

Join us at Day of Mourning ceremonies across B.C. - BCGEU

BCGEU members from communities around our province will be attending Day of Mourning events on April 28th. Some will be there to honour and remember their co-workers and family members. Some will attend to show solidarity with those who have been affected by the death of a worker. The provincial government will be lowering flags on all provincial government buildings to honour the day.  In 2018...

April 25, 2019

Upcoming worksite visits in Fort Nelson - BCGEU

The Area 10 Cross Component Committee will be in Fort Nelson on the afternoon of May 2, 2019 conducting worksite visits. The purpose of the worksite visits are to meet members in the worksite; show our appreciation of all of your hard work; hear your stories; and have an opportunity to share current campaigns with you. Our agenda is to start the visits at 1:30, continuing through the afternoon ...

April 25, 2019

Shop Steward Election Results - Miller Capilano - BCGEU

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent steward election for Miller Capilano. The Union is pleased to announce that Robert Curtis and Collin Crandall have been elected as new shop stewards for Miller Capilano. Please join us in wishing Robert and Collin well in their new positions.If you require contact information for your steward, call the BCGEU at 604-215-1499.In solidarity,Jenn...

April 23, 2019

Area 10 members - Join us for a Meet and Greet - BCGEU

We are incredibly excited to announce President Stephanie Smith, Treasurer Paul Finch, Executive Vice President Joanna Lord and Component Vice President Judy Fox-McGuire will be in Dawson Creek May 4th and would love the opportunity to meet you and answer any questions you may have. We invite you and your family to this special member event to enjoy great company, appetizers and light refreshme...

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 15, 2019

Protrans BC Operations Ltd. -Shop Stewards Election Results - BCGEU

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent steward election for Protrans BC. The Union is pleased to announce that Nick Lee has been elected a new shop steward for Protrans BC. Please join us in wishing Nick well in the new position. If you require contact information for your steward, call the BCGEU at 604-215-1499. In solidarity, Jennifer ArnoldStaff Representative. Download PDF of ...

April 12, 2019

Upcoming Worksite Visits – Emcon Road Services CANCELLED - BCGEU

Cancelled These worksite visits will be rescheduled at a later date. This is formal notification of upcoming worksite visits by Local 1006 Chairperson, Kelly McDonald and Executive Vice President of Operational Services, Rory Smith.   Please see below for dates and times: DATE LOCATION April 24, 2019 Hixon Highways Yard 3401 Quesnel-Hixon Road, Hixon Afternoon Visit April 25,...

April 12, 2019

Upcoming Worksite Visits – Interior Roads CANCELLED - BCGEU

Cancelled These worksite visits will be rescheduled at a later date. This is formal notification of upcoming worksite visits by Local 1006 Chairperson, Kelly McDonald and Executive Vice President of Operational Services, Rory Smith. Please see below for dates and times:   DATE LOCATION April 23, 2019 Ashcroft Highways Yard Old Cariboo Road, Ashcroft Afternoon Visit   April 24, ...