To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
"I applaud the proposed amendments to the Workers Compensation Act announced by Minister [Harry] Bains, building on the work begun by Minister [Shane] Simpson and supported by Minister [Judy] Darcy. Making mental health, including PTSD, a presumptive condition is a long overdue show of common sense and compassion for first responders.
"This change is an important step but there is more work ...
Following the announcement of changes to the Public Service Pension Plan on March 16, 2018, the BCGEU has urged the Pension Corporation to make an online pension calculator available, to allow members to compare their pensions under the old and new plans.
We are happy to report that the Public Service Pension Plan now has a Plan Changes Illustrator file available, which allows members to see ho...
It's been a busy few months since we held the Public Service Bargaining Conference in November. The union is continuing to prepare for public service bargaining, which is expected to begin in 2018. While the current collective agreement expires in the spring of 2019, the union is preparing for negotiations to start this year.
A number of issues have surfaced that require our attention and we ha...
Please be advised of the following results of the Local 104 executive elections:
Chair Brandon Cox (acclaimed)
Recording secretary Marceline Lamarche (acclaimed)
District 1 – Ford Mountain
Vice chair Patricia Clermont (acclaimed)
The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 0111/12/10/06 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them:
2nd Vice Chair:
Craig TottGrant Stubley
Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite.You may also vote at the area office:
Diane L. Wood Union CentrePrince George Area Office of the BCGEU500 Quebec Str...
The nominations for vacant positons on your Local Executive closed on March 13, 2018, and we want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results and congratulate the successful candidates.
Congratulations to James Brown (Member At Large position), Daljit Bains (Member At Large position), Ray Campbell (Member At Large position), and Michael Cue (Member-At-Large – PCYCC position).
Your BCGEU Deputy Sheriff activists are hard at work bringing your issues to the forefront of the government's agenda. Paul Dhillon and Dave Iorizzo from Vancouver, along with Mike Redlick from Nanaimo and Scott van der Ree from Chilliwack met with Attorney General David Eby at the legislature at the end of last month. In a frank and candid discussion, they covered issues such as retention, rec...
As the current Chairperson of Local 107 has stepped down, nominations are open for the following positions on the local executive:
The term is three years. Information on the roles and responsibilities of each office is attached.
The deadline for nominations is: April 11, 2018
If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information...
Deputy Sheriffs in Abbotsford raised the alarm bells about their unsafe working conditions months before the Island Express crash that occurred on February 23, 2018.
Island Express -- the airline that provides flights for Deputy Sheriffs to transfer their prisoners – was shut down by Transport Canada due to the airline's contraventions of Canadian aviation safety regulations. Prior to this, De...