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Component 1 includes members who work as Correctional Officers in provincial prisons and as Deputy Sheriffs for the B.C. Sheriff Services.


April 02, 2020

Public Service - I think I contracted COVID-19 at work - BCGEU

COVID-19 FAQ for BCGEU members covered by the Main Public Service Agreement   I have COVID-19 and I think I contracted it while at work. What do I do?  If you suspect you were exposed and infected with COVID-19 due to the nature of your employment, you may be eligible to claim compensation for wage loss. Here’s what to do:  Be sure you meet the conditions set out by WorkSafeBC to make a wage ...

March 30, 2020

COVID-19 and Droplet Borne Viruses Risk Identification and Exposure Control P...

Please click the link below to download the PDF of COVID-19 and Droplet Borne Viruses Risk Identification and Exposure Control Plan Template from the PSA - B.C.'s Public Service Agency.   Download PDF of COVID-19 and Droplet Borne Viruses Risk Identification and Exposure Control Plan Template here. UWU/MoveUP

March 27, 2020

Component 1 - Information sharing - BCGEU

COVID-19 update: Information sharingTwice weekly conference calls have been scheduled between the Adult Custody Division (ACD) component VP Dean Purdy. Conference calls with Sheriff Services and Youth Custody are also being scheduled. Component 1 executive has scheduled weekly conference calls. The frequency of the calls will be increased if necessary. A conference call for OH&S co-chairs w...

March 16, 2020

Component 1 Alert- COVID-19 Update - BCGEU

The COVID-19 situation in your workplaces may be complex and changing rapidly. Follow your employer's direction. But, if you have any concerns that your employer has not addressed, bring it to their attention and the attention of a member of your OH&S Committee. Please remember that in all cases you have the right to refuse unsafe work. Further details regarding your right to refuse unsafe ...

March 13, 2020

Local 103 members at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre - Steward results - BCGEU

The following members have been acclaimed to steward positions at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre. Please join me in welcoming them to your current complement of stewards.                        • Danielle Vander Voort                      • Todd Mason In solidarity,  Reagan BelanStaff Representative   Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 13, 2020

Local 103 Executive - BCGEU

Please be advised the following position was filled by acclamation in the Local 103 by-election: · Recording Secretary Danielle Vander Voort Congratulations to Danielle for joining the Local 103 Executive.   In solidarity,     Reagan Belan BCGEU Staff Representative Download FYI L103 Recording Secretary results Mar 2020.pdf UWU/MoveUP

March 12, 2020

Local 104 Executive By-Election - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the positions listed below for the Local 104 Executive. Candidate statements, where provided, are linked to their names below and will be available through the e-voting link.Alouette Correctional Centre for Women 1st Vice ChairTeresa ShaleyKerry Dumitrescu Fraser Regional Correctional Centre1st Vice Chair Ira KibbeTravis KienasLinks for you to cast your ballot...

March 12, 2020

Local 102 Convention Delegate Nomination & Election Results - BCGEU

Before the close of the convention delegate nominations at your General Membership Meeting which was held on March 9, 2020 your local received a nomination for Mike Redlick. Therefore, Mike Redlick was appointed as the local's alternate delegate to Convention.  Your local is entitled to one seat at the BCGEU Constitutional Convention and your Local Chairperson, Shane Rush, goes by right as per ...

March 12, 2020

Adult Corrections And Sheriffs Vote In Favour Of 40 Hour Work Week Proposal -...

In a strong showing of support, members in both adult corrections and sheriffs have voted in favour of 40 hour work week proposals.   A total of 1766 ballots were cast by members across the province, resulting in:   Adult Corrections Yes -1030 (75.7%) No – 331 (24.3%)  Sheriffs Yes – 390 (96.3%) No – 15 (3.7%) Both the adult corrections and sheriffs' 40 hours work week proposals will now be mov...