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

March 09, 2018

Deputy Sheriffs Put At Risk On Unsafe Airlines - BCGEU

Deputy Sheriffs in Abbotsford raised the alarm bells about their unsafe working conditions months before the Island Express crash that occurred on February 23, 2018.  Island Express -- the airline that provides flights for Deputy Sheriffs to transfer their prisoners – was shut down by Transport Canada due to the airline's contraventions of Canadian aviation safety regulations. Prior to this, De...

March 09, 2018

Budget 2018/19 brings responsible investment in our province and people - Com...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has released its analysis of the B.C. NDP's first full provincial budget and financial plan – a budget with a noticeable change of tone from the previous government. After 16 years of austerity and retrenchment under the B.C. Liberals, the new government has laid important pathways for the introduction of expansive new strategies and progra...

March 09, 2018

New wage grids for members covered under the Public Service Master agreement....

New wage grids are available for members covered under the Public Service Master agreement. These wage grids reflect the Feb 4/18 1% salary increase as well as the ESD adjustment which was effective on the same date. In addition, the April 1/18 grid has the next .5% increase built in.  This leaves the final wage increase of 1% in this term which is due on Feb 3/19.  “These wage grid increases a...

March 05, 2018

Dissecting OCC as a P3 - Part 4 - BCGEU

Editor's note: This is the final part – for now – in a series in which we tried to unravel the complex financial underpinnings of public-private partnerships such as the ones in place for the Okanagan Correctional Centre and Penticton Regional Hospital, and determine if they are actually a good deal for taxpayers. You can read Part 1 here, Part 2 here and Part 3 here. VANCOUVER – Companies that...

March 02, 2018

Local 0111-12-10-06 - BCGEU

  DATE:      Wednesday, March 28, 2018TIME:      3:30 pmPLACE:    Diane L Wood Union Centre              Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU              500 Quebec St, Prince George AGENDA • Bargaining Proposals• Component Meeting Update• Social Media• STIIP (Questions & Answers)   Everyone welcome to attend!! NOTE for Local 0111/12/10/06 Members in Outlying Areas: If you wish to join t...

March 02, 2018

Local 0111-12-10-06 - Nominations for Vacant Positions for your Local Executi...

Nominations are now open for the following vacant positions on the local executive: • 2nd Vice Chair VACANT• Member-At-Large (3 Positions) VACANT• Member-At-Large (SHERIFFS) VACANT• Member-At-Large (PGYCC) VACANT The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached and available from your area office. The nominations will be open from: Tuesday, ...

March 01, 2018

Dissecting OCC as a P3 - Part 3 - BCGEU

Editor's note: This is the third in what's expected to be at least a four-part series in which we try to unravel the complex financial underpinnings of public-private partnerships such as the ones in place for the Okanagan Correctional Centre and Penticton Regional Hospital, and determine if they are actually a good deal for taxpayers. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. VANCOUVER – Order...

March 01, 2018

Dissecting OCC as a P3 - Part 2 - BCGEU

Editor's note: This is the second in what's expected to be at least a four-part series in which we try to unravel the complex financial underpinnings of public-private partnerships such as the ones in place for the Okanagan Correctional Centre and Penticton Regional Hospital, and determine if they are actually a good deal for taxpayers. You can find Part 1 here. The main document accompanying l...

February 27, 2018

Dissecting OCC as a P3 - Part 1 - BCGEU

Editor's note: Welcome to the first in what will be at least a four-part series in which we try to unravel the complex financial underpinnings of public-private partnerships such as the ones in place for the Okanagan Correctional Centre and Penticton Regional Hospital, and determine if they are actually a good deal for taxpayers. Construction of the Okanagan Correctional Centre near Oliver only...