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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

September 12, 2018

Area 01 Young Workers Committee - BCGEU

We are excited to introduce ourselves to you as your Area 01 Young Worker Committee. Local 301 Amanda Nurse                  amanda_nurse@hotmail.com Local 401 Sarah Ball                        sarahmichelleball@hotmail.com Local 501 Rostislav Artiushenkov    rostokcan@gmail.com Local 601 Alexandra Richardson     alex_richardson12@hotmail.com Local 801 Samantha Brumwell        samma12@live...

September 06, 2018

Union representing correctional officers calls for action after alleged assau...

The BC Government and Service Employees (BCGEU) union is asking for a change to better protect correctional officers and sheriffs who are escorting prisoners from correctional centers. The call comes after the alleged assault of a correctional officer at Vancouver General Hospital on Aug. 28.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

September 05, 2018

Local 1007 Argo Worksite Visit - BCGEU

DATE: September 17, 2018 TIME: 6:00 am PLACE: Princeton YardAGENDA Local Chair, Mike Turley and Staff Representative, Cathy Seagris, will be visiting your worksite on September 17, 2018. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND Download PDF of notice here. UWU/MoveUP

September 05, 2018

Union calls for gov't intervention after spike in staff assaults at Coquitlam...

Two unions that represent workers at Coquitlam's Forensic Psychiatric Hospital are sounding the alarm over a recent spike in assaults, blaming management for a "systemic failure" to respond. The B.C. Government and Service Employees Union said that there have been 21 staff injuries committed by patients to its members alone, between May and August of this year.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

August 31, 2018

An Open Letter from BCGEU President Stephanie Smith on Labour Day - BCGEU

As a mother and an early childhood educator l know that for many British Columbians Labour Day represents the end of summer and the beginning of school. But as a union activist the first Monday in September represents much more. Labour Day is an opportunity to celebrate working people: the ones who built our province; the ones who take care of our families and our communities every day; and the...

August 30, 2018

Members at HMC/Emcon Services Inc. - Nominations for Bargaining Committee Alt...

Nominations for one alternate bargaining committee member for your maintenance contract area are now open. Those elected as an alternate to the bargaining committee also become alternate members to the labour/management committee. A nomination form is attached to this bulletin and can also be picked up at your area office. Nominations close on the 29th of September. Nominations can be dropped o...

August 29, 2018

Assaults at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital highlight failure to provide a safe...

BURNABY – Recent serious assaults on staff by patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) in Coquitlam highlight a disturbing trend that endangers the lives of workers at the facility, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union said today. "There have been 21 injuries to staff since May of this year, by patients who are at the hospital for committing serious crimes," said BCGEU tr...

August 27, 2018

Members at Protrans - Memorandum Of Agreement - BCGEU

Guideway Technician Electrical & Guideway Technician Electrical Team Lead Classifications The Union is pleased to announce that we have come to an agreement with the Employer on the rate of pay for two new classifications – Guideway Technician Electrical and Guideway Technician Electrical Team Lead. Due to the requirement of these new classifications to have a Red Seal Electrical Trades Cer...

August 27, 2018

BCGEU community social services members ratify collective agreement - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) announced today that its members in the Community Social Services (CSS) sector voted by 85.7 per cent in favour to ratify a new collective agreement. The three-year contract provides significant compensation increases for workers while meeting the government mandate of improving the services British Columbians count on. CSS consists of thre...

August 22, 2018

Protrans Steward Election - CLA classification - BCGEU

Exciting news! We have received three nominations for a CLA classification shop steward at Protrans. They are: Kate Coinner Ryan Turrall Maddie Chubak As there is only one steward vacancy, we will require a vote at the workplace. Ballots will be collected by your shop steward Stephen Rayson until 5:00PM on Friday, September 21st, and the successful nominee will be announced after the vote.In...

August 20, 2018

Casino workers urge BCLC to investigate Gateway’s operations during strike -...

(Kamloops) Members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) on strike at Gateway Casinos' four Thompson-Okanagan casinos are gathering at BC Lottery Corporation's (BCLC) head office in Kamloops on Monday, August 20 at 12pm to call upon the regulatory body to investigate whether or not the casinos are operating safely during the strike. "We've got questions about how Gateway Cas...

August 16, 2018

Local 1003 Members at Protrans - BCGEU RV Visit to Protrans - BCGEU

The BCGEU RV is coming to Protrans on August 28th and 30th along with the President, Stephanie Smith, Treasurer, Paul Finch and Component 10 Vice - President, Rory Smith. DATE:      August 28th and August 30th TIME:      2:00 – 6:00 PM  Be sure to join us and your colleagues at Protrans (9851 Van Horne Way, Richmond) for a barbecue. Hope to see you there, In Solidarity, Megan McKinneyStaff Repr...