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

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...

March 22, 2018

Notice of Poll - Pension Referendum for Service Area 23 Members - BCGEU

    A Pension Referendum will be conducted on: DATE:                                Monday, April 9. 2018 LOCATION/TIME:             Fraser Lake Yard 10:00 am – 10:30 am                                          Vanderhoof Yard 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm                                            Fort St James Yard 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm For the Employees of:       Yellowhead Road and Bridge (Vanderhoof) L...

March 22, 2018

Public Service Pension Plan Update - BCGEU

Dear BCGEU Public Sector Pension Plan Member, We understand that the recently announced changes to the Public Sector Pension Plan (PSPP) design have generated a lot of concerns. Many have indicated to us the communication from the Pension Corporation left them wondering how the plan impacted them, which has created anxiety and confusion. In this environment, serious misinformation has circulate...

March 22, 2018

BCGEU calls for labour code amendments to ensure balance and fairness for wor...

  The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has submitted multiple recommendations to a panel of special advisors currently reviewing British Columbia's Labour Relations Code. The submission calls for changes that properly reflect the needs and interests of workers in B.C.'s modern economy. The BCGEU's submission is based on three themes: 1. That workers be entitled to make their o...

March 21, 2018

BCGEU recognizes International Day of Forests - March 21 - BCGEU

Our natural forests are an important part of British Columbia's environment, economy and social fabric. More than a third of our planet's land mass is covered by forests, which absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen into our atmosphere.  According to the United Nations, "forests are the most biologically diverse ecosystems on land, home to more than 80 per cent of the terrestrial species of a...

March 16, 2018

BCGEU Members size up B.C.'s worst summer of natural disasters

For many people across the province the summer of 2017 was one of angst, uncertainty, and demanding work load due to extreme wildfires and floods. BCGEU members were front and centre in containment and rescue efforts delivered through key agencies like the B.C. Wildfire Service and Emergency Management B.C. Others across the public service took on significant roles in management, administration...

March 16, 2018

PRT Growing Services - Bargaining Update - BCGEU

The Union met with your employer again on March 14th and 15th in Kelowna to continue bargaining.  This time, we returned to the table with the strength and solidarity of your 93% strike vote! We made progress in some areas and plenty of good discussion took place. However, the progress is slow and the big issues are still outstanding, such as a decent wage increase, access to health & welfa...

March 16, 2018

Updated information on improvements to your Public Sector Pension Plan (PSPP)...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) Board of Trustees has announced a landmark change to the plan design of the PSPP. The BCGEU has a long history of negotiating and advocating for pensions for our members in all sectors. Over the last few years, the BCGEU, as the Plan Partner representative for the PSPP, has engaged the Government Partner on potential plan design improvements. It has ...

March 15, 2018

BCGEU calls on government to guarantee protections for vulnerable seniors.

Over the last year the BCGEU and other organizations have raised questions about the sale of B.C.-based Retirement Concepts to the international conglomerate, Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd. – a Chinese-based investor with expansive international holdings.  Retirement Concepts currently operates 21 care homes in B.C., with over two and a half thousand workers which are represented by both the ...

March 13, 2018

Warehouse Positions Available! - BCGEU

Warehouse Positions Available!   The Distribution Centres, located in both Vancouver and Kamloops, have entry-level auxiliary opportunities in Shipping, Receiving, Assembly and Inventory Control. We are accepting applications for additional auxiliary warehouse positions in our fast paced distribution center located in Vancouver. Please note in the summer of 2018 we expect to move our distributi...