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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

February 23, 2022

BCGEU welcomes progressive vision, new spending, and strong economic outlook ...

A progressive vision for inclusive and clean growth, continued support for critical public services like healthcare and childcare, and the announcement of a new year-round B.C. Wildfire Service are just some of the highlights in what the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is calling a "bargaining budget". "The devil is always in the details but on first glance there's a lot for our members a...

February 18, 2022

Official statement from the BCGEU on unauthorized use of logo for protest eve...

The BCGEU has recently learned that our logo is being used without authorization on promotional material for a "protest" event planned for next week.  We want to be clear that our union is not associated with, nor do we support, the event or its organizers in any way. This is an unlawful action on the part of the organizers. We are considering all legal options before us to hold the responsibl...

February 16, 2022

Local 1003 Executive Nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We have received the following nominations for vacancies on your Local Executive: Treasurer: Tarvinder GiddaMember at Large: Mark Small The nomination period for the Treasurer and Member at Large positions will now re-open for a further three days to allow additional candidates to be nominated. Enclosed is a nomination form. In solidarityRajveen ShergillStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of noti...

February 15, 2022

Election for Local 1005 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The BCGEU is holding an election for the following position of the Local 1005 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Local Chairperson: Michelle McKenna – Acclaimed Treasurer: Vacant - No nominations 1st Vice Chairperson: Mike Lees  Sean Ortiz Recording Secretary: Vacant - No nominations Members-at-Large(4): Sean Ortiz – pending outcome of ele...

February 14, 2022

Black History Month 2022- Part 3 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

For the past two weeks we have shared a number of events taking place in celebration of Black History Month. This week we have more exciting events taking place! All the events we are sharing are free events or little cost for upcoming concerts. All are great opportunities to hear speakers and learn about ways we can fight against racism, learn about black history and enjoy great entertainment....

February 11, 2022

Local 1004 Executive Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are pleased to announce the results of the elections for the Local 1004 Executive. The following members were acclaimed:  Chairperson                    Rory SmithFirst Vice Chairperson      Brendan BorbaTreasurer                        VacantRecording Secretary         VacantMember-at-large             Chris ToddMember-at-large             Bill (William) GeyerMember-at-large             Vac...

February 11, 2022

Local 1003 Executive Nomination Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are pleased to announce the results of the nominations for Local 1003 Executive: The following positions have been acclaimed:  Chairperson:                Lana Vincent1st Vice:                       Catherine Doucette2nd Vice:                      Vanessa BatresMembers at Large:      Carla Nissen & Cindy Kwan The following positions remain vacant: Treasurer:                    One vacanc...

February 10, 2022

Throne Speech 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The spring legislative session started Tuesday, February 8th with the government's Speech from the Throne. Throne speeches are government's opportunity to establish priorities for the legislative session. This was the Horgan government's third throne speech since the last election in the fall of 2020 and it provided some insight into what to watch for in government's Economic Plan -- expected s...

February 09, 2022

Public service bargaining officially underway between BCGEU & B.C. government...

Negotiations for the 19th Main Public Service Agreement, which covers you and 31,500 other BCGEU members employed by the provincial government, officially kicked off yesterday morning.Before your bargaining committee and the B.C. government's Public Service Agency (PSA) exchanged proposals, Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President and Chair of the BCGEU Public Service Bargaining Committee, provided the...

February 07, 2022

Black History Month 2022- Part 2 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we begin the second week of Black History Month we want to bring your attention to a few free events that begin this week. We encourage you take advantage of these events and learn about Black history in B.C., learn about anti-racism from honored guest speakers and continue celebrating not just this month but every day!  B.C. Black History Awareness Society sponsored free events: Feb 11th – ...

February 04, 2022

BCGEU begins bargaining collective agreements covering more than 64K members ...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 4, 2022   Starting the last week of January, the BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is bargaining six separate collective agreements that cover a total of approximately 64,000 of the union’s members.   Negotiations for three agreements have already started:  The Health Services and Support—Community Subsector (Community Health) agreement is a multi-union agree...