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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.

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December 20, 2021

Local 107 Members - Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Un...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 positions) 1 – Member-At-Large 1 – Member-At-Large (Sheriff’s Rep) 1 – Member-At-Large (Women’s Rep) 1 – Member-At-Large (Young Worker) - defined as 29 years of age or younger.  The term is three years. Informati...

December 15, 2021

BCGEU applauds delayed return to office, calls for reinstatement of all layer...

BCGEU applauds delayed return to office, calls for reinstatement of all layers of protection BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 looms in British Columbia, the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) applauds the Head of the BC Public Service for their decision to delay the date which public service workers are required to return to the office or have an ...

December 10, 2021

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

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Local Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Members at Large (2 positions) Member at Large (Sheriff only) Young Worker  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominat...

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...