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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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...

March 12, 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Member Engagement For...

The BCGEU has been granted standing at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) allowing it to make a formal written submission to the public inquiry as an organization. BCGEU members from across the province have valuable front-line knowledge and experience to contribute through their role in delivering services and supports for vulnerable Indigenous ch...

March 12, 2018

Social Work Week 2018 - BCGEU

March 11th – 17th is Social Work Week in B.C. This week the vital role of social workers is in focus as we celebrate Social Work Week in B.C. Social workers in the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) assist more than 150 000 children, youth and families each year. "In addition to their important and demanding work, social workers have been tireless advocates for system-wide impro...

March 09, 2018

Local 1003 Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised of the Local 1003 Executive election results: • Chairperson Lana Vincent• 1st Vice Chairperson Stephen Rayson• 2nd Vice Chairperson Kevin Doiron • Treasurer vacant • Recording Secretary Amber Edwards • Member-at-Large Cindy Kwan                             Vanessa Batres • Member-at-Large (Youth Worker) vacant Congratulations to the new and returning Executive members and than...

March 09, 2018

Strike Vote Results for members at PRT Growing Services - BCGEU

The results are in and 93% of you have voted in favour of strike action. From Harrop, to Armstrong, Vernon, Red Rock and Campbell River, you came out to send a message to your employer – you will not back down until you get the respect, fair wages, benefits and working conditions that you deserve! Your phenomenal show of strength and solidarity gives power to your bargaining committee. PRT mana...

March 09, 2018

Child advocate report underlines need for transformative change to Indigenou...

A B.C. Children's Representative report that criticizes attempts to restrict an Indigenous woman's parental access clearly shows that we need to change the way services are delivered in Indigenous communities, the BC Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU) said today. "Bernard Richard's report identifies a child apprehension policy, put in place by the previous government, that is in urg...

March 08, 2018

Update On Bargaining for all BCGEU Members at VSA Highway Maintenance (Servic...

The tentative deal voted on by the membership at ratification meetings on March 6th and 7th has been rejected. The deadline to ratify a deal in order to include successorship in the Request For Proposal is April 30th.  In solidarity Fred StreetBargaining Committee Chairperson Ken BarrBargaining Committee Member Dave ThomsonBargaining Committee Member Rory SmithVice President, Operational Servic...

March 07, 2018

International Women’s Day: Time to #PressforProgress - BCGEU

International Women's Day (IWD) is recognized internationally on March 8th each year to celebrate the global achievements of women and the extraordinary role women have played in their communities and across the world. Despite these successes, we are faced with continued inequality and there is still much to be done. Let's continue to move forward – not backward - on women's rights and equality...

March 07, 2018

Local 1005 - Bi-Election & Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Treasurer Recording Secretary 4 Members-at-Large        o 1 Member-at-Large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations i...

March 05, 2018

Collective Bargaining at Interior Roads Ltd. – Service Area 17 - BCGEU

Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with Interior Roads Ltd. (Service Area 17). In order to obtain successorship, as stipulated in terms set in an agreement with the Provincial Government, the agreement must be ratified at least 60 days prior to Request for Proposals for the contractors for the service area. For Service Area 17, the deadl...

March 05, 2018

Collective Bargaining for Interior Roads Ltd. – Service Area 16 - BCGEU

Your Committee is pleased to announce that a tentative collective agreement has been reached with Interior Roads Ltd. (Service Area 16). In order to obtain successorship, as stipulated in terms set in an agreement with the Provincial Government, the agreement must be ratified at least 60 days prior to Request for Proposals for the contractors for the service area. For Service Area 16, the deadl...

March 02, 2018

Notice of Poll - Strike Vote for Campbell River PRT Growing Services - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E  V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:              Wednesday, March 7th, 2018TIME:              6:00 pm - 8:00 pmLOCATION:     Campbell River Comfort Inn                       1351 Shoppers Row                       Campbell River, BC For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packagin...

March 02, 2018

Budget 2018/19 brings responsible investment in our province and people - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has released its analysis of the BC NDP's first full provincial budget and financial plan – a budget with a noticeable change of tone from the previous government. After 16 years of austerity and retrenchment under the BC Liberals, the new government has laid important pathways for the introduction of expansive new strategies and programs t...

March 02, 2018

BCGEU Submission on Electoral Reform Referendum - BCGEU

When the B.C. Government announced plans to hold a province-wide referendum on the question of electoral reform, they invited input from citizens and organizations to help shape the way we vote. The response from British Columbians was immense, with over eighty-eight thousand submissions made to the Attorney General. This represents the largest public participation in a consultation in the hist...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for Vernon PRT Growing Services Ltd - BCGEU

  NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E  V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:            Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 TIME:            4:00 pm - 6:00 pm LOCATION:   Village Green Hotel                     4801 27 Street                     Vernon, BC  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) at forest nurseries Th...

March 01, 2018

March is Community Social Service Awareness Month - BCGEU

There isn't a family in B.C. that hasn't received support, or knows someone who's received support, from a Community Social Service (CSS) worker. Every day, they make sure some of our most vulnerable citizens are safe and cared for, and this is why the BC Government Services and Employees' Union (BCGEU) asked the Province of British Columbia once again to proclaim March as Community Social Serv...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for Prince George PRT Growing Services Ltd - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL S T R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on: DATE:              Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 TIME:               6:00 pm - 8:00 pm LOCATION:     BCGEU Area Office                         500 Quebec Street                        Prince George, BC  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) a...

March 01, 2018

Notice of Poll -Strike Vote for PRT Growing Services Ltd. - BCGEU

NOTICE OF POLL  ST R I K E V O T E A Strike Vote will be conducted on:DATE:             Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 TIME:              3:30 pm – 5:30 pm LOCATION:     Harrop Community Hall 6066 McConnell Road Harrop, BC  V1L 6P7  For all employees of: PRT Growing Services Ltd. engaged in forest seedling production (i.e., sowing, growing, and packaging) at forest nurseries The wording on the ba...

March 01, 2018

Update on Bargaining for Yellowhead Road and Bridge (Vanderhoof, Service Are...

We are pleased to advise you that the collective agreement has been ratified by the membership. This agreement takes effect May 1, 2019.Thanks to the Bargaining Committee for their hard work.In solidarityTyrell WeaverBargaining Committee ChairpersonBen AtkinsBargaining Committee MemberHoward HummelBargaining Committee MemberRory SmithVice President, Operational ServicesFateh BornStaff Negotiato...