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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.

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December 08, 2021

All Local 104 members - Union Meeting - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

LOCAL:      104 BCGEU MembersDATE:        Thursday, February 3, 2022TIME:         6:00 PM – 8:00 PMPLACE:       Fraser Valley Area Office (Fraser Room)                 8555 198A Street, Langley TWP  AGENDA  Local Executive Nominations SPCC Shift Pattern Change Update Main and Component Agreement Bargaining Updates In solidarityChad BlackeyStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/M...

December 07, 2021

Local 0111/12/10/06 BCGEU Members - Nomination for Vacant Positions for your...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (2 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) Member-At-Large (SHERIFFS) Member-At-Large (PGYCC) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline to send i...

November 30, 2021

Delay of Return-to-Office for Public Service Members - BC General Employees' ...

B.C.'s Head of the Public Service announced yesterday that the implementation of telework agreements approved under the flexible work policy has been pushed back one month to January 4, 2022 from the current date of December 1, 2021. While we understand the extension was announced to support emergency measures related to the extended provincial state of emergency, flooding, and the impacts on o...

November 29, 2021

Pubic Service Members Delegates Set Priorities At Public Service Bargaining C...

Delegates from communities across the province gathered in Vancouver last Friday to discuss priorities and bargaining strategies at the public service bargaining conference. BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith welcomed delegates with opening remarks, recognizing that members in the public service have kept our province running through the pandemic – and...

November 22, 2021

All Public Service BCGEU Members - Member update - BC General Employees' Uni...

Update: This week marks the deadline for members to advise the employer of vaccination status. November 22 marks the deadline for employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 to their employer. Over the past week there were several developments related to the vaccine mandate that we wanted to highlight. Return to Office November 22 is also the date the employer set to implement te...

November 22, 2021

Improvements to Corrections Pensions a Big Win - BC General Employees' Union ...

Today we are pleased to announce an improvement to the value of your pension that is a result of strong advocacy on your behalf by your union, in close collaboration with the Component 1 Executive. The full decision was announced today by the Public Service Pension Plan, and we recommend reading it to fully understand the additional benefit. It can be found here.  We wanted to summarize the hig...

October 07, 2021

All Public Service BCGEU Members - Update - BCGEU

We would like to share more information about the recently announced vaccine policy.  Our union's role is to protect your rights as laid out in the collective agreement and ensure members who require representation, receive it. Our responsibilities include fighting for workplace safety, as well as accommodations for workers who cannot get vaccinated for legitimate medical grounds protected by t...

October 01, 2021

Local 104 Members - Opening of steward elections - BCGEU

The BCGEU Constitution & Bylaws calls for Stewards to be elected every three years following the union's triennial convention. Steward nominations are now considered open.The attached package has historically gone to worksite stewards and mail contacts only, however, given the number of members that may be working from home due to COVID-19, home support workers who do not have an office to ...

September 22, 2021

Recruitment and retention discussed at BCGEU-PSSG & AG meetings - BCGEU

BCGEU leadership met last week with the senior government officials from the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General, the Ministry of the Attorney General and the BC Public Service Agency. The meetings were agreed to as part of the bargaining process. The meetings focused on the ongoing problem of recruitment and retention, and both ministries provided updates on their recruitment and r...