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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, 2024

BCGEU to pursue policy grievance over delay in Recruitment and Retention Ince...

As you will recall, last August our union announced that the employer agreed to a $10,000 per year Recruitment and Retention Incentive Payment for all Component 1 members. This payment was aimed at addressing the growing recruitment and retention challenges with respect to sheriffs, adult corrections officers and youth custody officers. The retention pay was to be paid biannually, with the firs...

January 15, 2024

Attorney General follow up meeting re: B.C. Sheriff Services recommendations ...

On Wednesday, BCGEU treasurer, chief administrative and financial officer Paul Finch; BCGEU vice-president, component 1 corrections and sheriff services, Dean Purdy; and component 1 executive member Dave Iorizzo met with B.C. Attorney General Nikki Sharma and other senior government officials for another follow up meeting to discuss our union's ongoing recommendations for changes and improvemen...

November 17, 2023

Union disappointed in surprising news to close Prince George Youth Custody Se...

The provincial government announced the closure of Prince George Youth Custody Services yesterday. The closure will impact nearly 50 BCGEU members employed at the worksite, most of whom work in corrections (Component 1), as well as four Component 6 members and three administrative professionals (Component 12). In this surprise announcement, government cited declining intake numbers in youth cus...

November 06, 2023

Local 104 BCGEU Members at Alouette Corrections Centre for Women - Work Site ...

Your District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 9th during your Afternoon Break. We will be in the Staff Room, at Alouette Corrections Centre for Women located on 24800 Alouette Rd, Maple Ridge, BC V2X 7G3.  Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.  Receive a Union orientati...

November 06, 2023

Surrey Pre- Trial Work Site Visit - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Date:      November 9th, 2023 To:          Local 104 BCGEU Members at Surrey Pre- TrialRe:          Work Site Visit- November 9th at 9:30am Where:   Staff RoomYour District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 9th starting at 9:30am. We will be in the Staff Room, at Surrey Pre- Trial located on 14323 57 Aven...

November 06, 2023

Local 104 BCGEU Members at Sheriff Services Abbotsford Provincial Court - Wor...

Your District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 8th during your afternoon break. We will be in the Staff Room, at Abbotsford Provincial Court located on 32203 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC V2T 1W6.  Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then. Receive a Union orientation if...

November 06, 2023

Local 104 BCGEU Members at Sheriff Services Chilliwack Provincial Court - Wor...

Your District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 8th starting at 11:30am. We will be in the Staff Room, at Chilliwack Provincial Court located on 46085 Yale Rd, Chilliwack, BC V2P 2L8.  Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.  Receive a Union orientation if you have not had ...

November 06, 2023

Sheriff Services Surrey Provincial Court - Work Site Visit- November 9th (Lun...

Your District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 9th during your lunch break. We will be in the Staff Room, at Surrey Provincial Court located on 14340 57 Avenue, Surrey, BC V3X 1B2. Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.  Receive a Union orientation if you have not had one...

November 06, 2023

Ford Mountain Correctional Centre - Work Site Visit- November 8th at 9:30am ...

Your District 5 Vice-Chairperson, Marcin Hak, and Local Recording Secretary, Leslie Groves will be conducting a worksite visit on November 8th starting at 9:30am. We will be in the Staff Room, at Ford Mountain Correctional Centre located on 57657 Chilliwack Lake Rd, Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7. Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then. Receive a Union orientation if you...