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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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August 12, 2020

Join our equity networks - BCGEU

Join our equity networks!Your union is committed to building diversity and inclusion and speaking out for equity and social justice for all workers. Key to achieving this goal is creating the opportunities for members to feel heard, represented and able to contribute to their union, their workplace and their community.Over the last 18 months, your BCGEU Equity and Human Rights committee held a ...

August 07, 2020

AIM Roads Inc (SA13) Nominations for Labour Management Committee Alternates -...

  Nominations are now open for two alternates on your Labour Management committee.   Nomination forms are attached to this bulletin. Nominations close on Tuesday September 8, 2020. Nominations can be faxed, emailed, or mailed to your area office.    Nominations must be received no later than 12:00 P.M.   In the event we receive more nominations than positions available, an election will be cond...

July 29, 2020

Solar UV Radiation and Cancer - BCGEU

Did you know that outdoor workers are 3.5 times more likely to develop skin cancer in contrast with indoor workers ? The dangers to working outdoors for operational services Component members extend beyond the safety hazards from moving machinery and equipment, but also from unprotected, prolonged exposure to solar UV radiation, which is the primary cause of skin cancer. Exposure to solar UV ra...

July 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...

July 17, 2020

Emil Anderson - Joint Labour Management Election - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the 3 (three) positions and 1 (one) alternate for Joint Labour Management at Emil Anderson. Joint Labour Management Terry Curiston Shawn Hoornaert Gerry Hannah Bill Geyer Robert Isbister Rory Smith Chris Todd Kelly Dyck A link for you to cast your ballot will be sent via email to all Local 1004 Emil Anderson members on July 21, 2020. Please be sure to check...

July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...

July 16, 2020

SPR Traffic Services LP bargaining survey - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is now preparing to negotiate our first collective agreement and we are asking for your input in a member survey. This questionnaire is an opportunity for you to identify any issues, concerns, or improvements you would like brought forward for consideration in negotiations and will assist the Bargaining Committee in setting its bargaining priorities. Click here to comp...

July 13, 2020

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2021 - BCGEU

Click here to read the full submission For many years, our union has been participating in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services consultation process to inform the government's budget priorities. By making a written submission and an oral presentation, as well as encouraging members to participate via the committee's online survey, we make sure that our members' prior...