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 10, 2018

April 12th Jersey Day - BCGEU

Staff and the Senior Leadership at the BCGEU will be wearing their jerseys to show support and respect for the Humboldt Broncos on Thursday, April 12 2018. We hope you do too!   UWU/MoveUP

April 09, 2018

Local 1009 Executive & Steward Results - BCGEU

Further to the recent elections for both Stewards and your Local 1009 Executive, the results are as follows: StewardsEmconBeaverdell Kim MarshallBirchbankMark TomasiniMidwayDon ThompsonGrand ForksDave BoughtonGarry CampbellWalter ChernoffRodney GoodwinJim Kastrukoff Yellowhead Road & BridgeCrawford BayCassia WelldonCrestonClifford Baril Jon StaplesEdgewoodJames JonesKasloPatrick GuyJeff Wil...

April 09, 2018

Interim Elections for Local 1005 Executive - BCGEU

  The interim nomination period for the local 1005 executive closed on April 6, 2018. The following positions have been acclaimed: Angie Mosley, Member-at-LargeAntonio (Tony) DiMarco, Member-at-Large Your Local 1005 Executive includes: Local Chairperson: Michelle McKenna 1st Vice Chair: Fred Street Treasurer: Vacant Recording Secretary: Vacant Member-at-Large: Antonio (Tony) DiMarco Member-at-L...

April 09, 2018

‘Honeymoon phase is over’ at Okanagan Correctional Centre - BCGEU

"The honeymoon phase is over." That's the sentiment of Dean Purdy, head of the B.C. Government Employees Union's corrections division, but it appears to apply beyond staff at the Okanagan Correctional Centre. Official complaints filed by inmates against the jail nearly doubles that of any other jail in the province.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 04, 2018

BCGEU welcomes 75 new members in seniors’ care delivery - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between two seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, 2018 Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU already represents over 400 workers.  "Broadmead Care Society is a n...

April 04, 2018

Update on Bargaining for VSA Highway Maintenance (Service Area 14) - BCGEU

Ratification meetings for the VSA membership were held on March 6th and 7th. The deal was rejected by the membership.The Union and the Employer have agreed to return to the table to seek a new agreement. Please be aware that agreements made at the provincial table as part of the Provincial Memorandum of Agreement (PMOA) cannot be changed. Wages and pension are part of the PMOA. Your local Barga...

March 29, 2018

PRT Growing Services - Bargaining Continues - BCGEU

Bargaining resumed on March 26th in Kelowna, with the employer providing a counter proposal to the monetary package we tabled in February. Your Bargaining Committee was expecting and hopeful to see some major lifts to the minimal wage increases the employer had offered earlier, as well as some improvements on other significant non-monetary issues. "We were disappointed with the package they off...

March 29, 2018

Local 1003 Election Results Update - BCGEU

Nominations for vacant positions on your executive have now closed and the new local 1003 executive is listed below. • Chairperson                            Lana Vincent• 1st Vice Chairperson              Stephen Rayson• 2nd Vice Chairperson             Kevin Doiron• Treasurer                               Cathy Stacey• Recording Secretary              Amber Edwards• Member-at-Large           ...

March 29, 2018

BCGEU brings 15 recommendations to labour code review panel, calls for fairne...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) president Stephanie Smith meets today in Surrey with a special government panel reviewing B.C.'s labour laws to call for changes that reflect the needs and interests of B.C. workers. Representing over 75,000 workers from nearly every economic sector in B.C., the recommendations in the union's submission to the panel are based on three theme...

March 26, 2018

Interior Roads Ltd. (SA 17) - Ratification of Collective Agreement - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee advises that the membership has voted against ratifying the tentative collective agreement.    In solidarity   Drew Miller, Bargaining Committee ChairpersonDaina Jameson, Bargaining Committee MemberRob Wotherspoon, BCGEU Regional Coordinator Download irl 17 rat results.pdfUWU/MoveUP

March 23, 2018

Ratification of Collective Agreement for BCGEU Members of Interior Roads Ltd....

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the membership voted to accept the new collective agreement. This is a significant result and means that successorship has been achieved for Service Area 16, which provides continuing job security and continuation of rights and benefits under the collective agreement regardless of the outcome of the Request for Proposals bidding process.  In...

March 23, 2018

Local 1003 Members - Nomination for Vacant Positions on your Local Executive...

Nominations are now open for the following vacant positions on the local executive: Treasurer                            1 position Member-at-Large                 1 position Member-at-Large (Young Worker - Age 29 & Under)    1 position The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The nominations will be ope...