B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 99

Component 99 primarily includes members who work for private corporations, contracted by the government to maintain provincial highways and bridges. The component also includes members employed by the Canada Line, small private ferries, some municipal governments and other private companies connected with technical services.

NEWS & UPDATES

July 16, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) - NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL POSTING July 16, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department. Term of assignment is up to 12 months, effective date to be determined. The primary focus of this position will be classifications.   DUTIES:   Negotiations: Working with bar...

July 16, 2019

SECRETARY – ADVOCACY (Temporary) - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING July 16, 2019     POSITION: SECRETARY – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 12 months.   DUTIES:  Will include processing a variety of documents on a personal computer including...

July 15, 2019

BCGEU statement opposing Quebec Bill 21 – religious symbol ban - BCGEU

On behalf of 79,000 members, including over 33,000 public service workers in B.C., the BCGEU condemns the decision of the Coalition Avenir Quebec Government to pass Bill 21 in Quebec which bans the wearing of religious symbols by public service workers in a position of authority. Any public employee should have the freedom to express their religious and spiritual beliefs in a safe and secure en...

July 12, 2019

New language regarding missed breaks for component 1 - BCGEU

Your component executive would like to draw your attention to new language that became effective on April 1, 2019 regarding missed breaks. If you are performing tasks or duties that require you to work through breaks you are entitled to ETO/CTO at straight time rates. You should be confirming the Employer's direction to work through your breaks prior to your shift or at the time you become awar...

June 07, 2019

C1 Prince George protest June 3, 2019 - BCGEU

Correctional Officers, BCGEU members and activists showed up to protest onJune 3, 2019 outside of the Prince George Regional Correctional Centre to bring attention to the rapidly increasing incidents of violence against correctional officers. This is the third protest that has taken place. Previous protests were held at Fraser Regional Corrections Centre, Surrey Pretrial Services Centre and the...

June 06, 2019

Standing up for our safety at work – union executive meets with WorkSafeBC - ...

On May 31, your BCGEU Component 1 (Corrections and Sheriff Services) leadership met with officials from the Workers' Compensation Board (WorkSafeBC) to discuss the many serious matters of concern for members in Corrections Services. Attending the meeting for your union was BCGEU Vice President and Component 1 Chair Dean Purdy, Component 1 First Vice-Chair Brandon Cox, and BCGEU Director of Fiel...

May 31, 2019

Prince George rally - BCGEU

Members of Component 1 are invited to come out to the Prince George Regional Correctional Centre in support of the continued efforts of your component in the fight for safer working conditions in B.C.'s prisons.Violence towards Correctional Officers has been on the increase every year for the past 5 years and we cannot let it continue.We want to show our solidarity with the members who are subj...

May 30, 2019

Component 1 Update: Corrections & Sheriffs 40 Hour Work Week & Component 1 Ba...

Prior to the last round of bargaining the component 1 membership in 6 out of the 7 locals submitted proposals mandating your bargaining committee to negotiate the expansion of the 35-hour work week up to 40 hours. The committee listened to the membership and negotiated a letter outlining how this process will work. Following the ratification of the public service agreement in 2018, negotiations...

May 06, 2019

Local 103 North Fraser Pretrial Centre Steward Nominations five (5) - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for five (5) stewards at your worksite.Deadline for the return of nominations is Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm.Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following methods: In person at the Lower Mainland Area Office (130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver) By fax to 604.215.1410 By email to Area03@bcgeu.ca   In solidarity Reagan BelanStaff RepresentativeDownload PD...