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

June 20, 2018

Tentative agreement for Component 1 - BCGEU

Your component negotiating committee met with the employer on the week of April 30 – May 4, 2018. We made significant progress in developing language to ensure Adult Custody escorts are properly staffed for our members' safety and managed to negotiate a fairer way of scheduling Sheriff vacations during primetime. We solidified the status of the Youth Custody uniform committee and obtained impor...

June 20, 2018

Tentative agreement for the Public Service - BCGEU

After five weeks of negotiations, the BCGEU has reached a tentative three-year agreement with the B.C. Government for members working in direct government service. The Public Service Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the agreement. On ratification, all changes to the tentative 18th Public Service Agreement will take effect after the expiry of the current agreem...

June 14, 2018

Abbotsford Courthouse Steward Nomination (One position) - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for one position for a steward at your worksite.The steward is the face of the union at your worksite. Some of the roles of the steward are: To enforce the collective agreement and protect your rights; Act as liaison between the worksite, the local and the area offices; Sign up new members to the union at the worksite; Help you interpret and understand their collective...

June 12, 2018

New Local 103 Executive - June 2018 - BCGEU

Here are the results for the Local 103 Election count: Local Chairperson: Tom Wheatcroft 1st Vice Chair: Edmund Quan 2nd Vice Chair: Nikolay Kogan Treasurer: Franck Furlan Recording Secretary: Danielle Vandervoort Member-at-Large: Paul Dhillon   Clayton Smith   David Iorizzo   Cory Lazarowich   Jerri Basi   Ray Prasad   Adam Spence  The Union would like to thank eve...

June 04, 2018

Nanaimo Court Services - Administation (Local 1202) and Deputy Sheriffs (Loca...

Local Executive Members of 102 and 1202 will be coming to visit BCGEU members at Nanaimo Court House.  The BCGEU will be parking the BCGEU RV at the front of the court house and cooking lunch for all members at the court house.Come on out for some lunch!  Executive members will also be visiting inside the building between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.We know there are concerns and issue...

June 04, 2018

Public service bargaining continues into fifth week - BCGEU

UPDATE #4 The BCGEU is entering the fifth week of public service bargaining with the B.C. Government, following a full month of negotiations that continued late into last weekend.    "All issues are on the table during this round of bargaining," said BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "We worked late into the weekend and we continue to move forward with negotiations on behalf of our members."   N...

June 01, 2018

Local 104 Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Steward Election - BCGEU

During the Triennial Steward Elections that occurred last fall no nominations were received from Surrey Pretrial Services Centre. Therefore, the Local has decided to formerly hold steward nominations (and potentially elections) at SPSC.  This means that if you are currently a steward you will be end dated if you do not run again, or are unsuccessful in an election. This election does not includ...

May 31, 2018

Local 107 Executive - Updated - BCGEU

Please be advised a nomination has been received for the position of Treasurer. Your Local Executive is as follows:   Local Chairperson: Scott Cudney1st Vice Chair: Wayne Williams2nd Vice Chair: Cherisse SaulTreasurer: Attila SiskaRecording Secretary: Victoria JacksonMember-at-Large: Joshua HiltzMember-at-Large: Gordon DoddsMember-at-Large: VacantMember-at-Large: Vacant   In accordance to the P...

May 30, 2018

‘Public safety occupation’ status for deputy sheriffs and conservation office...

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has denied the second joint application from the BCGEU and the B.C. Government to designate deputy sheriff and conservation officer classifications as 'public safety occupations' for the purposes of early retirement under the federal Income Tax Act.   The CRA decision is deeply disappointing to the BCGEU, which submitted a comprehensive joint submission with the...