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 20, 2016

Station Attendant's and Faregate Attendant's - Protrans Memorandum of Agreeme...

The Union and Employer have experienced some unanticipated delays in wrapping up our discussions regarding a Memorandum regarding the status of Station/Faregate Attendants. It is our hope the matter will be resolved by the end of next week. We will update you as soon as there is more information. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

April 20, 2016

Area 04 Local Executives, Stewards and OHS representatives evening workshop o...

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee presents an evening workshop on the duty to accommodate, medical notes and return to work. This workshop will cover general information about the employer's duty to accommodate members who, because of a disability require accommodation in their job position or duties. Date: May 10, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Fraser Valley Area Office                 8...

April 19, 2016

Worksite Visits

Date:    April 19, 2016 To:       All BCGEU Members at Mainroad Highway Contracting (Howe Sound) Re:       Worksite Visits On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 3:00 pm Local Chairperson, Lana Vincent and Highways Bargaining Council Chair, Dave Maki, will be at the Burnaby yard to meet the members. This is part of the Union’s ongoing outreach to the membership.  Feel free to discuss any issues or ...

April 18, 2016

Capilano Highway Services (Sechelt) worksite visits

On Thursday April 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm Local Chairperson, Lana Vincent and Highways Bargaining Council Chair, Dave Maki, will be at the Sechelt yard to meet the members. This is part of the Union’s ongoing outreach to the membership.  Feel free to discuss any issues or concerns you have regarding the contract, bargaining, or the union in general. In Solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representa...

April 14, 2016

BC Corps Commissionaires (West Coast Express) bargaining update & meeting notice

The Union has been unable to reach a tentative agreement with the Employer after two days of bargaining. Prior to determining the next steps, the Bargaining Committee wants to discuss the status of negotiations with the membership to seek your input. DATE: Monday April 18, 2016 TIME: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm LOCATION: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office  (Musqueam Room)                    Suite 130-29...

April 07, 2016

BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety Networker Outreach

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Networker team had their initial meeting in January. The 21 BCGEU members appointed to the team are from all areas of the province. One of their first tasks is to contact BCGEU OHS committee representatives to let them know about upcoming training opportunities.  The Networkers are also busy calling OHS representatives in their areas to determine if the...

April 06, 2016

Local 1011 nomination for Local Executive

Nominations are now open for following positions on the Local Executive: Local Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (3 positions) Member-At-Large (Youth Delegate) This term is approximately two years.  Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office are attached and are also available from your Area Offi...

April 06, 2016

Esquimalt Drydock Company election of bargaining committee

Notice to Bargain The BCGEU recently gave formal notice to the employer to commence the bargaining process because the current collective agreement term ends on May 31, 2016.  Of course your collective agreement remains in full force and effect until a new agreement is negotiated and brought to all of you to vote on and ratify. Elect your Bargaining Committee There are three (3) positions fo...

April 04, 2016

Member Update - April, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith is joined by Community Social Services Component VP Andrea Duncan and first vice chair Pamela Pye from worksite visits in Port Coquitlam.

April 04, 2016

OHS Reps in Area 02 - BC Federation of Labour "Emergency Preparedness" Course

The “Emergency Preparedness” course will be offered at the Nanaimo area office on Monday May 2, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course has been designed to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before, durin...

April 01, 2016

BC Corps of Commissionaires (West Coast Express) collective bargaining

Your Bargaining Committee will be meeting with the Employer on April 12 and 13, 2016 to commence bargaining with the Employer. Once a tentative agreement has been reached, the Union will inform members of the dates and times for ratification meetings. The Bargaining Committee may provide other updates during the bargaining process if deemed necessary. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Repre...

April 01, 2016

Enhanced Stewards' training for local 1003 stewards

When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016  9:30 am to 5:00 pm Where: Lower Mainland Area Office Suite #130 – 2920 Virtual Way Vancouver, BC  V5M 0C4 In our ongoing commitment to steward development we are offering a skills development day for stewards in Local 1003. The agenda will include a brief refresher on grievances, duty to accommodate, non-grievance complaint processes in the collective agreement,...