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COMPONENT 1 - CORRECTIONAL AND 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

February 11, 2022

Component bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

During the week of January 31st, negotiators for the five Component bargaining tables entered into negotiations with the provincial government (Public Service Agency). Component agreements cover non-monetary issues and solely focus on improvements to working conditions. It should be noted that while component agreements do cover monetary issues, the employer refuses to negotiate monetary items ...

January 28, 2022

Local 104 Union meeting - February 3, 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

REVISED MEETING DETAILS            LOCAL:        104 Executive Nominations              DATE:        Thursday, February 3, 2022               TIME:        6:00 pm – 8:00 pm             PLACE:        Virtual via Zoom Due to recently implemented COVID restrictions, the in-person Local 104 Meeting set for 6pm to 8pm on February 3rd now must be held virtually. The virtual meeting time and date will...

January 28, 2022

Corrections And Sheriff Services Component Bargaining - BC General Employees'...

Component bargaining for the Corrections and Sheriff Services Component will begin Monday, January 31, 2022 and run until Friday, February 4, 2022. Your bargaining committee is comprised of: Dean Purdy – Component 1 Executive Vice President (Local 101 Chair) Shane Rush – Component 1 Executive 1st Vice Chair (Local 102 Chair) Andrew Stevens – Component 1 Executive 2nd Vice Chair (Local 111 Chai...

January 21, 2022

Local 101 Executive Elections - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations have closed for the Local 101 Executive Positions and there is an election for 1st and 2nd Vice Chair. Below are the names of the members who were nominated and acclaimed to the Local 101 Executive for another term: Chairperson – Dean Purdy1st Vice –Chairperson – Election2nd Vice-Chairperson – ElectionTreasurer – Alex SantagaRecording Secretary – VacantMember at Large – Scott Morris...

January 20, 2022

Employment standards act changes five days paid sick leave - BC General Emplo...

  2022 Public Service Bargaining Bulletin #2The Province of B.C. recently introduced five 100 per cent paid sick days under the Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”).  Members in the public service have been questioning the application of this legislative change to employees in the public service. This bulletin describes the impact of this legislative change on our collecti...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 06, 2022

Webinar: Pension improvements for correctional officers - BC General Employee...

The Public Service Pension Plan will be hosting a special webinar for correctional officers that will cover the recently announced improvements to your pension plan. Topics of the upcoming webinar will include: The benefits of the plan What is changing starting April 1, 2022 How to read your annual Member's Benefit Statement The tools and features of My Account on the plan website  Read more ...

January 04, 2022

Nominations for Local 104 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations open January 4, 2022 for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson Recording secretary District I – Ford Mountain Correctional Centre:o    Vice chairperson (one position)o    Member-at-large (one position)  District II – Sheriff Services (Abbotsford/Surrey/Chilliwack Courthouses)o    Vice chairperson (one position)o    Member-at-large – Surrey Courthouse (one posi...

December 23, 2021

Nominations For Local Executive - Local 105 - BC General Employees' Union (BC...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairpersons: One (1) from Sheriff Services                                  One (1) from Corrections Treasurer Recording Secretary 3 Members-at-Large 1 Member–at-Large: Youth Worker (29 years of age or younger)   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities ...