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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.


September 04, 2016

Celebrating Labour Day 2016

As long, sunny days shorten and cooler weather begins , Labour Day offers us time to reflect on the summer that is drawing to a close. For those of us in the labour movement it’s also a time to reflect on the state of working people in our union community. Looking back on the last year, it’s amazing to see the progress BCGEU members have made since last year’s celebrations.  We’ve grown tre...

September 01, 2016

Local 1002 meeting(s) revision

  DATE: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – Nanaimo - CANCELLED              Thursday, September 8, 2016 – Campbell River   TIME: 6:30 p.m.   PLACE: Nanaimo Meeting Cancelled                Comfort Inn & Suites, 1351 Shoppers Row, Campbell River   AGENDA Nominations for the following positions: 1st Vice Chair Treasurer Member-at-Large Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

August 31, 2016

Lakes District Maintenance, Service Area 28 Members & Spouses - Pre-Retiremen...

Your BCGEU Component is providing a free Pre-Retirement Seminar on September 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Dease Lake High School. If you are interested in attending and haven't already signed up, please contact the BCGEU Terrace Area Office at 1-800-665-1664. This seminar will provide you with tools to carry you successfully and smoothly into transitioning into retirement. You wil...

August 30, 2016


To:              All BCGEU Local 1002 Stewards Re:              1-Day ENHANCED STEWARD TRAINING   Bring your Questions!  Build Your Skills!  Have Fun! Don’t you deserve a day to feel appreciated for the work you do representing your co-workers as a BCGEU Steward. Did you know that you have an entire group of people with Union experience and expertise who want to help/mentor you in your s...

August 26, 2016

Local 1003 union meeting

DATE: September 20, 2016 TIME: 7:00pm – 9:00pm PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room             #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver V5M 0C4             (corner of Renfrew & Broadway) AGENDA 1.    Call to Order 2.    Adoption of Minutes 3.    Component Executive Report 4.    Officer Reports a.    Chair’s Report b.    Occupational Health Committees Update 5.    Work Unit Up...

August 26, 2016

Fort St. John United Way's 6th Annual Fire Truck Pull 2016

Brothers and Sisters: In support of The United Way's fundraising efforts in Fort St. John, your Area 10 Cross Component Committee has sponsored 10 tickets for a team to enter the 6th Annual Fire Truck Pull.  Saturday September 17th, 2016 Centennial Park in Fort St. John (Right beside Leisure Pool) Starts at 10:00AM with Breakfast before Event at 11:00 18 Wheels Food Drive donations going...

August 25, 2016

Esquimalt Drydock Company tentative collective agreement ratified

We are pleased to advise you that the membership has ratified the tentative agreement by a high margin. We are in the process of finalizing the collective agreement. Copies will be sent to all members and it will also be posted on the BCGEU website for easy access. Our sincerest thanks to the Bargaining Committee for all of their hard work and dedication. In solidarity Lynda Willson, Staff ...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 17, 2016

Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd. - Worksite Steward Election Results

Sisters and Brothers The election process for the  Steward position at Yellowhead Road & Bridge (Fort George) Ltd closed on Tuesday, August 16, 2016.  We want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results.   Congratulations to Brother Curtis Biech who was elected to the positon. We also want to take this opportunity to thank Brother Shane Hemming for putting his name forward. Yo...

August 17, 2016

Capilano Highway Services (SA 05) (Powell River) - Steward Update

The Union is pleased to announce that Ron Dendewicz has been acclaimed as a steward for the Powell River area. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UNIFOR467/MoveUP

August 17, 2016

Mainroad Highway Contracting - Steward Update

The Union did not receive any nominations for the position of steward at Mainroad Howe Sound (SA 04). If any member is interested in becoming a steward in the future please don’t hesitate to call the Lower Mainland Area Office of the Union or contact the Chair of Local 1003 directly. Thank you. In solidarity Richard Tones Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UNIFOR467/MoveUP