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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.

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June 29, 2023

Seniors’ care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement - BC General Employ...

Seniors' care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement  Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Lynnwood Retirement Residence have ratified their new collective agreement by a vote of 100%.  Over months of negotiations, these workers fought for a living wage that would address the soaring cost of living and put an end to high staff turnover at their facility.  The new ...

June 26, 2023

Worksite Visits for Lake District Maintenance - BC General Employees' Union (...

Earl Haward, Local Chair, and Jeff Morgan, Staff Representative will be visiting the following worksites: Wednesday, August 9, 2023 in the Morning: Burns Lake Yard  Wednesday, August 9, 2023 in the Afternoon: Southbound Yard  Thursday, August 10, 2023 in the Morning: Houston Yard The purpose of the worksite visit is to meet members in their workplace, update member information, answ...

June 20, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st

Photo description: Members of the BCGEU Indigenous Advisory Committee in front of the Tlúu Xaadaa Naay Longhouse, Old Masset, Haida Gwaii   National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st Activities marking National Indigenous Peoples Day are held from coast to coast to coast on and around June 21st to commemorate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples...

June 09, 2023

COLA 2023 Highway Maintenance Sector - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Prior to receiving the final number for the Cost of Labour Adjustment (COLA) increase this year, we reached out to the Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI), Rob Fleming, to discuss the impacts that skyrocketing prices are having on members everywhere in the province, and the concerns about falling behind.  With 2023's adjustment now finalized, we are writing to express our dissa...