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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

May 19, 2022

Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting Ltd. (SA 11) - Bargaining update - BC Gen...

Your committee commenced bargaining with the employer in Richmond on May 17th and 18th. The Parties have exchanged proposals and set further dates. Pursuant to the bargaining protocol, we are unable to release any details at this time.Bargaining will continue on June 12th – 14th in Richmond and we anticipate that we will be able to give a detailed report to you following that.Your continued sup...

May 11, 2022

Mainroad East Kootenay - Bargaining Committee Election Results - BC General E...

We are pleased to advise that the following members will represent you on your bargaining committee, listed in alphabetical order: Jim Jarrett (Alternate) Joe Pendry Travis Sandberg Lawrence Whyte Please join us in congratulating them and offering your support and involvement as we begin the work of negotiating your new collective agreement. Your union bargaining committee is scheduled to mee...

May 09, 2022

BCGEU sues Vancity over pension dispute - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

(Burnaby) - On April 27, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) filed a Notice of Civil Claim in B.C. Supreme Court against Vancity Credit Union over the financial institution's unilateral decision to deny BCGEU members a jointly-trusteed, defined benefit pension plan that they had agreed to establish. "Filing a lawsuit against an employer is an extraordinary step for any union to take, and ...

May 09, 2022

All BCGEU Local 1008 Members working at Mainroad – East Kootenay - Election f...

  The BCGEU is holding an election for the Mainroad East Kootenay (SA-11) Bargaining Committee (3 plus 1 Alternate) TODAY, Monday, May 9th. The candidates are: Rob Bishop Travis Sandberg Warren Eckman Tate Walker Jim Jarrett Lawrence Whyte Joe Pendry Wayne Wright A BCGEU Representative will have ballots available at the following worksites, during the following times ONLY – please note this...

May 06, 2022

BCGEU conducts strike vote for 33K members of the provincial public service -...

VICTORIA, B.C. – The BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is conducting a provincewide strike vote to give 33,000 members of their public service bargaining unit a voice in how to move forward in bargaining with their employer, the Public Service Agency. Negotiations between the parties reached impasse in early April primarily due to a significant gap in wage proposals. “We’ve been clear from da...

May 05, 2022

Election for Mainroad East Kootenay (SA-11) Bargaining Committee - BC General...

The BCGEU will be holding an election for the Mainroad East Kootenay (SA-11) Bargaining Committee on Monday, May 9th. Nominations will be accepted until 5pm, Friday, May 6th and a full list of candidates will be provided on Monday. The vote will take place on Monday, May 9th. A BCGEU Representative will have ballots available at the following worksites, during the following times ONLY – please ...

May 05, 2022

Over 70% of Independent Loblaw Shareholders Demand Supplier Audit Transparenc...

  Over 70% of Independent Loblaw Shareholders Demand Supplier Audit Transparency  Union-filed shareholder motion earns significant support   Burnaby — Today, at the Loblaw (TSX: L) annual general meeting of shareholders, independent shareholders voted 72% in favour of a shareholder proposal asking for the company to release more information on supplier audits (34% overall). The shareholder prop...

May 04, 2022

Red Dress Day 2022 Events - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Today the BCGEU recognizes Red Dress Day  Red Dress day is a day to honour our missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people. This day first began on May 5, 2010 and has taken place annually every year since. It's a day to raise awareness and give voice to those whose stories have not been heard. We hang red dresses in public and private spaces and also wear red on this d...