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COMPONENT 1 - CORRECTIONAL AND SHERIFF SERVICES

Component 1 includes members who work as Correctional Officers in provincial prisons and as Deputy Sheriffs for the B.C. Sheriff Services.

NEWS & UPDATES

November 07, 2022

Your Public Service collective agreement is ratified. Now what? - BC General ...

Your bargaining committee is currently working to make sure that the negotiated changes to our agreement are correctly integrated into the full text of the previous main agreement. Once the final draft is complete and the employer has signed off on it, the agreement will be formatted and ready for production. We anticipate that the printed collective agreement will be distributed early in the n...

November 03, 2022

Alouette Correctional Centre for Women - steward elections for Local 104 - BC...

The BCGEU is holding an election for three (3) steward positions at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women. Your candidates are as follows:  Joti Josan Ashley Chand Michelle Gallant Kayla Watkins The election will be done by an electronic ballot (e-vote). You will receive an email with voting information from [email protected] We ask that you add this new email address as a contact. T...

November 03, 2022

Local 104 members at Ford Mountain Correction Centre - worksite stewards - BC...

Please be advised that the following members have been acclaimed as union stewards at your worksite:  Kuljit Tatlay Varun Pathak Congratulations to your new stewards and thank you to all who participated in the process.Chad Blackey Staff RepresentativeIra KibbeChairperson, Local 104Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

October 18, 2022

Corrections pension improvements - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As a direct result of advocacy on your behalf by your union and the Component 1 Executive, correctional officers have started receiving separate cheques in the mail. This cheque is for the value of overpayments to the pension between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2022. We would like to remind members that this is a direct result from years of advocacy by your union to improve the value of your pe...

October 17, 2022

Public service members ratify main agreement - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Over a two-week voting period, members of the public service bargaining unit voted 53.4% in favour of the tentative agreement reached with your employer, B.C.'s Public Service Agency (PSA), on September 6, 2022. The 19th Main Agreement is now the collective agreement covering your bargaining unit. The vote was conducted and verified by Simply Voting – a secure, independent online voting platfor...

October 14, 2022

Steward Nominations for members at Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor Gene...

Nominations are now open for two (2) steward positions at the Ford Mountain Correctional Centre. New stewards are trained by the union.  If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of stewards, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm, Friday, October 28, 2022 The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for submission to the area office ...

October 14, 2022

Members at Alouette Corrections Centre for Women - Steward Nominations - BC G...

Nominations are now open for three (3) steward positions at the Alouette Corrections Centre for Women.New stewards are trained by the union. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of stewards, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm, Friday, October 28, 2022 The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for submission to the area of...

October 13, 2022

Only 4 days left – Get your vote in! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Reminder: Voting on your collective agreement closes on Monday, October 17th at 5 p.m. Be sure to have your say and cast your ballot! If you haven't received your voting credentials, the deadline to request them is 11:59 PM tomorrow, Friday October 14th. Before requesting credentials, please check your spam or junk folder to see if an email from [email protected] is already there. If you ca...

October 05, 2022

Remember to vote: 10,000+ ballot received! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

E-voting kicked off Monday – what you need to knowVoting for your tentative agreement kicked off on Monday morning, and over 10,600 members have cast ballots! Thank you to those of you who have voted early – it's essential that every single member of our bargaining unit has their say on our agreement. Voting is open until 5 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2022. For those of you who have not voted y...