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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

January 26, 2023

Policy grievance filed re: retro pay for Public Service Members - BC General...

In an unprecedented move, the public service bargaining committee has filed a policy grievance to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As we informed you in last week's bulletin, we are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Assistant Deputy Min...

January 25, 2023

Local 104 - Executive Meeting February 21, 2023 at 5:30pm - BC General Employ...

COMPONENT: Corrections and Sherriff Services LOCAL: 104 DATE: Tuesday, February 21st, 2023  TIME: Executive Meeting 5:30pm  PLACE: Fraser Valley Area Office – 8555 198A St, Langley TWP  AGENDA   Local update - Ira Job site reports / Issues and Grievances Bylaw Changes Executive/General meeting plans for 2023   A quorum is required for this meeting and is crucial to the function of our roles,...

January 19, 2023

Grievance to be filed to address delay in retro pay for Public Service Member...

As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...

January 19, 2023

Victoria Courthouse – Sheriffs, 850 Burdett Avenue - Victoria Shop Steward No...

Nominations are now open for Shop Steward at the Victoria Courthouse - Sheriffs, 850 Burdett Avenue, Victoria. We are looking for Stewards from Local 101. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:   Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at 5 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to: [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's exp...

January 17, 2023

Public Sector Retro pay update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We have heard from many of you that you have not yet received your retro pay. We hear your concerns, and we agree that this is unacceptable. Right from ratification of your collective agreement, we made it clear to your employer – the Public Service Agency (PSA) – that retro pay was a priority.  Your bargaining committee has followed up with your employer and has pressed them on the urgency of ...

December 23, 2022

Members in Local 104 Re: REVISED - Hours of Work for Operational Staff at Sur...

As you are aware, the Employer provided us with notice of their intention to change the hours of work at SPSC. This process was not pursuant to Article 14 of the Main Agreement. We have challenged the Employers actions and filed a dispute with an Hours of Work Umpire (Arbitrator). We have been working to secure dates for this to be heard by the Arbitrator and now have a date of January 19, 2023...

December 23, 2022

New agreement wage updates - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Public Service Bargaining Committee continues to monitor the employer's implementation of the terms of the 19th main agreement, and we want to update you on several issues which members have brought to our attention this week. General wage increaseThe PSA has previously advised that BCGEU pay increases are targeted for the December 23rd payday.Processing of exceptions will be completed in ...

December 22, 2022

Hours of Work for Operational Staff at Surrey Pretrial - BC General Employees...

To: All BCGEU Members in Local 104Re: Hours of Work for Operational Staff at Surrey Pretrial   As you are aware, the Employer provided us with notice of their intension to change the hours of work at SPSC. This process was pursuant to Article 14 of the Main Agreement. We have challenged the Employers actions and filed a dispute with an Hours of Work Umpire (Arbitrator). We have been working to ...

December 19, 2022

Local 104 Meeting Notice - Revised - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

COMPONENT: Corrections and Sherriff Services LOCAL:  104 DATE: Wednesday, December 21st, 2022 TIME: Executive Meeting 5:30pm General Meeting 6:30-8:00pm*Revised* PLACE:  Virtual Due to the possible forecast of extreme weather conditions on Wednesday December 21st, the Local 104 Executive and General Meeting will be held virtually through Zoom. The meeting will no longer be offered in person.Zoo...