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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

February 16, 2021

Pension Seminar Information - BCGEU

Online pension seminars are available at any time for the Public Service Plans at: MPP: https://mpp.pensionsbc.ca/online-courses-and-webinars PSPP: https://pspp.pensionsbc.ca/online-courses-and-webinars College: https://college.pensionsbc.ca/online-courses-and-webinars UWU/MoveUP

February 10, 2021

Local 1004 - Resolutions to Convention - BCGEU

A recent bulletin was sent to all members regarding a call for nominations and election of delegates to the upcoming BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention. If you wish to attend convention as a delegate, or participate in the election of delegates please refer to the Local Union meeting notice for details. The Constitutional Convention is where BCGEU members elect the President, Treasu...

February 10, 2021

Black History Month Events and Resources - BCGEU

EVENTS & RESOURCES     Webinar  Then and Now: Shaping the Future of Black Canadians Through Lessons of Past and Anti-Racism  This 90-minute event will focus on Black history in BC and the impact of anti-Black racism.  The panel, moderated by Community Advocate Asiyah Robinson, will be composed of Silvia Mangue (BC Black History Awareness Society President), Olaolu Adeleye (Associate F...

February 09, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP - Strike Vote Results! - BCGEU

The results are in and your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that you have voted: 92.3% in favour Your Bargaining Committee would like to thank you for your strong support! We have dates set to meet with the employer and the LRB mediator, Grant McArthur, on February 16th and 17th. We remain focused on achieving a fair & reasonable collective agreement and look forward to speaking w...

February 04, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Cobra Electric (South Coast) Ltd. - Bargaining Committee...

The election for two (2) positions and one (1) alternate on the Bargaining Committee will be conducted electronically. The candidates nominated for the Bargaining Committee, as they appear on the electronic ballot, in random order are: Ryan Trethewey Tom Dewolff Eric Marriott We will conduct the voting using E-Voting. A link for you to vote will be sent via email to all Willow Manor members o...

February 04, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP - Important Notice – Strike Vote - BCGEU

Thank you to all the members that were able to attend the remote meeting on Sunday with your Bargaining Committee. We appreciated the opportunity to talk with you directly and provide an overview of outstanding issues. The big issues still remaining include: wages, benefits, sick leave, scheduling, hours of work, overtime, health & safety, vacations.We have been unable to reach a settlement...

February 02, 2021

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protra...

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protrans BCBURNABY - After 13 months without a contract and more than 40 bargaining sessions-including close to 40 hours since Sunday morning-members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working on the Canada Line have reached a tentative deal with their employer. "Our members' goal has always been t...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU, Protrans BC to continue Canada Line talks - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. today. However, talks are scheduled into the evening and the union is holding off on job action while negotiations continue. The current contract expired in December 2019 and contract talks sta...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU members on Canada Line back at the table Monday morning - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. Seventeen hours of talks over the weekend brought the sides closer together, but did not result in a deal.  The two sides will resume bargaining Monday morning with the hopes ...

January 29, 2021

Canada Line workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BCGEU

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has issued a 72-hour strike notice to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line as of 4:00 p.m. today. This move follows four days of mediation last week and several months of negotiations in which no significant progress was made on three main issues: wage parity, improved sick leave and contract length.For the past year, Canada Line wo...

January 29, 2021

SPR Traffic Services LP - Bargaining Update – Important Meeting for All Membe...

Your Bargaining Committee has been in negotiations with the employer, for a first collective agreement, since late September. We have agreed on language in many areas, such as a grievance and arbitration procedure, but many important areas, such as scheduling, hours of work, overtime and all the monetary proposals, remain outstanding.On Thursday afternoon, January 28th, after the Union presente...

January 27, 2021

New! Provincial OHS meetings in 2021 - BCGEU

With 2020 in the rear view mirror, we look forward to 2021 with a renewed sense of optimism and hope. The importance of workplace health and safety was highlighted with the COVID-19 pandemic. Well-functioning committees ensure employers meet their obligations to take every reasonable precaution to protect worker's physical and psychological health and safety.Your RoleYour role as a health and s...