Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan. Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan.
BCGEU OFFICE RE-OPENING PLANS:
Effective July 12, 2021, the BCGEU will start re-opening all of our offices as part of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan.
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Staff will start returning the offices the week of July 12 and members may book an appointment at the office if access to the office is required. Everyone attending at a BCGEU office will still be required to comply with the BCGEU’s Safety Plan. The updated Safety Plan will be posted here once it is available.
CASTLEGAR OFFICE RE-OPENING (Aug 16):
The safety issue impacting the Castlegar Area Office has been resolved and the office will re-open Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
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.
Local 10 North Peace Members,
With all that has been going on and no end in the COVID-19 restrictions in sight I've decided to take a little different approach to reach out to each of you. It has been different and very frustrating not being able to do yard visits to the component ten membership around the province. These visits each summer gave us an opportunity to meet in person and discuss m...
Nominations closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021 for positions of 2021 Convention Delegate and Alternate. The following were the successful candidates:
Delegate (Chair) John Cantlon
Alternate Marlene Payette
Alternate Dean Schlegel
The Union would like to thank everyone for their participation and interest in the Convention Delegate nominations. Your activism is greatly appreciated!
The next Joint Labour-Management Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, February 25. These meetings are an opportunity for us to meet with management to get answers and work through differences in between rounds of bargaining.At the meeting on February 25 we will put forward three (3) specific questions for the employer to answer. We have provided them these questions 10 days in advance so...
A majority of the 180 Canada Line workers represented by the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) voted on Sunday in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer, Protrans BC Operations Ltd., after reaching a tentative agreement on February 2, 2021.
The agreement was ratified after 13 months without a contract, more than 40 bargaining sessions and is the re...