B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 1 - CORRECTIONS & 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

May 02, 2019

C-1 and C-6 TMAs will be effective April 1, 2019 - BCGEU

Several members have asked for clarification around the timing of the Temporary Market Adjustments (TMAs) implementation for Component 1 and Component 6 members in select job classifications experiencing recruitment and retention challenges. The union had been engaged in discussions with the employer and have received confirmation that the TMAs for affected workers in these components will be e...

April 26, 2019

Join us at Day of Mourning ceremonies across B.C. - BCGEU

BCGEU members from communities around our province will be attending Day of Mourning events on April 28th. Some will be there to honour and remember their co-workers and family members. Some will attend to show solidarity with those who have been affected by the death of a worker. The provincial government will be lowering flags on all provincial government buildings to honour the day.  In 2018...

April 15, 2019

Amendment to the Sheriff Powers, Duties and Responsibilities Regulation regar...

The BCGEU is pleased to announce that – thanks to the lobbying efforts of the Component 1 executive and members – the provincial government has agreed to an amendment of the regulations that govern the work of sheriffs in B.C.All sheriffs have now been granted peace officer status in "exigent" circumstances. This means that they have the authority to act and assist police and/or the public whil...

April 03, 2019

VIRCC Rally Against Prison Violence - BCGEU

Correctional Officers and BCGEU members and activists were protesting outside of the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre to bring attention to the rapidly increasing incidents of violence against correctional officers. Targeted violence towards Correctional Officers has been on the increase every year for the past five years. Read more: https://www.bcgeu.ca/c1_rally_against_prison_vio...

March 28, 2019

C1 Rally Against Prison Violence - BCGEU

DATE:                Friday, March 29, 2019 TIME:                9:45 am LOCATION:      Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre,                          4216 Wilkinson Rd                          Victoria, BC  BACKGROUND: Correctional officers will be protesting outside of the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC) to bring attention to the rapidly increasing incidents of ...

March 22, 2019

18th Main DRAFT Agreement - BCGEU

Download PDF of 18th Main DRAFT Agreement here   *The final agreement, when posted, may contain additional housekeeping changes.   UWU/MoveUP

March 12, 2019

New stewards for Burnaby Youth Custody Services Centre - BCGEU

The updated list of BCGEU stewards for Burnaby Youth Custody Services now includes:  Andrea Bustillo Sam Cooper  If you have any questions regarding workplace issues or your collective agreement, please contact a steward. In solidarity Reagan BelanStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 08, 2019

Surrey Pretrial Rally Against Prison Violence - BCGEU

Correctional Officers and BCGEU members and activists were protesting outside of the Surrey Pretrial Centre to bring attention to the rapidly increasing incidents of violence against correctional officers. Targeted violence towards Correctional Officers has been on the increase every year for the past five years. Read more: https://www.bcgeu.ca/rally_against_prison_violenc   UWU/MoveUP

March 06, 2019

Rally Against Prison Violence -March 8 - BCGEU

Please note the new start time When:     March 8, 2019 Time:      11:30 AM – 2:00 PM Where:   14323 57 Ave               Surrey, BC Google Map click here Members of Component 1 are invited to come out to the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre in support of the continued efforts of your component in the fight for safer working conditions in B.C.'s prisons. Violence towards Correctional Officers has...