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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

January 27, 2020

Local 101 Union meeting - January 27, 2020 - BCGEU

COMPONENT: Correctional & Sheriff ServicesLOCAL: 101DATE: Monday January 27, 2020TIME: Local Executive Meeting – 5 p.m. start time General Meeting – 6 p.m. start timePLACE: 2994 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC - Auditorium ** Please utilize our back parking lot off of Burnside Road – Ring buzzer to be let in **  AGENDA Corrections & Sheriffs 40 Hour Work Week voting Elect Delegates to BCG...

January 24, 2020

Local 0111/12/10/06 Members - Nomination results - BCGEU

The Local 0111/12/10/06 Executive nomination period closed on January 23, 2020. Your Local Executives are: ·     Chair Andrew Stevens ·     1st Vice Chair William Morrison ·     2nd Vice Chair Grant Stubley ·     Recording Secretary Theo Bolstad ·     Member-At-Large Nicholas Straughan ·     Member-At-Large James Brown ·     Member-At-Large Daljit Bains...

January 21, 2020

Local 0111/12/10/06 nomination received for a vacant position - BCGEU

A nomination was received for the vacant 1st Vice Chair position on your Local Executive. This is to inform you that the nomination period for the above‑mentioned position will close on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm. The Local Executives are:  Chair Andrew Stevens 1st Vice Chair Nomination Received 2nd Vice Chair Grant Stubley Recording Secretary Theo Bolstad Member-At-Large Nicholas St...

January 18, 2020

UPDATE - FRCC Arbitration - BCGEU

As you are aware, the BCGEU has been involved in two years of arbitration over the dismissal and discipline of a number of your Component 1 colleagues from Fraser Regional Correctional Centre involving allegations of use of excessive force and failing to exercise supervisory responsibilities during a Code Yellow. Yesterday the Arbitrator rendered his bottom-line decision and upheld the dismissa...

January 16, 2020

Corrections 40 Hour Work Week Update - BCGEU

Update: Between January 21 and February 10, 2020 our members will have the opportunity to vote on whether they want to move to a 40 hour work week. Your Local chairs and elected union activists will be conducting the vote at the work place. Please see the attached information Q & A for Corrections outlining an information package with all the details including salary increases, shift patter...

January 16, 2020

Sheriffs 40 Hour Work Week Update - BCGEU

Update: Between January 21 and February 10, 2020 our members will have the opportunity to vote on whether they want to move to a 40 hour work week. Your Local chairs and elected union activists will be conducting the vote at the work place. Please see the attached information Q & A for Sheriffs outlining an information package with all the details including salary increases, contractual imp...

January 16, 2020

ICBC fleet-insured vehicles policy change - BCGEU

ICBC agrees to change potentially devastating policy on personal insurance impacts of accidents in fleet-insured vehicles In Fall 2019, ICBC announced a policy change that would have meant that commercial drivers found at fault for accidents in work vehicles would potentially pay more for their personal insurance. "Our union immediately understood that the original policy was completely unfair ...

January 16, 2020

Corrections 40 Hour Work Week Information & Vote - BCGEU

Update: Between January 21 and February 10, 2020 our members will have the opportunity to vote on whether they want to move to a 40 hour work week.Your Local chairs and elected union activists will be conducting the vote at the work place.Please see the attached information Q & A for both Corrections and Sheriffs outlining an information package with all the details including salary increas...

December 24, 2019

Component 1 Update: 40-Hour Work Week Proposal - BCGEU

In early 2020, all Component 1 members will have the opportunity to vote whether to move to a longer work week. The proposal for a longer work week was made by six out of the seven locals prior to the last round of bargaining. This overwhelming request mandated your bargaining committee to negotiate a process to consider expanding the work week from 35 hours to 40 hours. The committee listened ...