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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

March 29, 2021

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Vancouver Island seniors' care...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2021BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Vancouver Island seniors' care facilityAfter several months of unsuccessful negotiations, as well as a unanimous vote to strike if a deal could not be reached, B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) members at Nanaimo Seniors Village have voted by a strong majority to ratify their new collective ag...

March 26, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining Update – Mediator Recommends Mediation/A...

Following several days of mediation at the Labour Relations Board, Mediator Grant McArthur has recommended mediation/arbitration to resolve all the outstanding issues. The Union and the Employer have agreed with the mediator's recommendations. Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that we have made good progress in mediation and resolved some of the difficult areas of the language, inc...

March 26, 2021

Day of Mourning 2021 - BCGEU

Every year, on April 28, BCGEU members across the province come together to honour and remember co-workers and family members who were injured, made sick or killed because of something that happened at work. Because of COVID-19, our coming together this year will once again look different but will be no less important. In 2020, 173 workers died due to work, and with many jurisdictions concerned...

March 24, 2021

PRT Growing Services Ltd. - Bargaining update - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee resumed meetings and met for two days on March 16 and 23. We reviewed bargaining surveys and have identified priorities for bargaining. We will be meeting again on April 1 and 9 to finalize our bargaining proposals and are also planning to set membership meeting dates and times for each worksite. Details for these meetings will follow. If you were not able to send in a...

March 20, 2021

Update on frontline workers prioritized for COVID-19 immunization - BCGEU

For months the BCGEU has been working hard to make sure frontline essential workers would be offered vaccines as soon as possible. This week's announcement that more than 300,000 front-line workers will be eligible for immunization starting in April is great news-especially for thousands of BCGEU members in child-care and corrections who are among the priority groups listed.    However, thousan...

March 17, 2021

2021 BCGEU Scholarships - BCGEU

Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed. Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members. Eligibility A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A student or prospective pos...

March 16, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining Update – Mediation Continues - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report we have been making progress in mediation at the Labour Relations Board. We have been able to agree on articles in the language that were previously at impasse, including overtime compensation, call-out, rest-breaks and occupational health and safety. We still have a ways to go, but we feel we are making headway. Many of you may have heard that Kee...

March 12, 2021

BCGEU Members in Area 12 (Terrace-Kitimat) - Cross Component Committee Event ...

Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season  The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...