Component 10 - Operational Services

Most members of Component 10 work for private corporations, contracted by the government to maintain provincial highways and bridges. The component includes members engaged in highway maintenance, small private ferries, some municipal governments and other private companies connected with technical services.

Bargaining Updates

Dec 1, 2015

A tentative agreement was reached on November 16, 2015 between the BCGEU and PRT Growing.

Members are invited to attend a meeting, on-site at each nursery, as noted below:  

Nov 18, 2015

Your Bargaining Committee is happy to report we reached an agreement yesterday afternoon, just short of preparing for job action.

Nov 9, 2015

Following two long days at the bargaining table, on November 4th and 5th, the parties failed to reach an agreement late last Thursday evening.

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Component News

May 23, 2007

Highways maintenance workers employed by Yellowhead Road and Bridge (YRB) who are members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) went on strike today in Bear Lake.

May 2, 2007

B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) highways workers in the South Peace region have given their bargaining committee an overwhelming strike mandate.

Apr 23, 2007

Highways maintenance workers employed by VSA Highways Maintenance Ltd. who are members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) went on strike today at a number of locations in the company's service area.

VSA operations in Lytton, the Lytton Ferry and Logan Lake are behind picket lines.

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Media Coverage

Oct 27, 2016

The B.C. government and its main internet contractor Telus are installing free public wireless capability at five highway rest stops in B.C., with another 20 sites to come.

Jul 2, 2016

Things are going to be a lot different around here when Todd Stone is premier, I’ll tell you that right now.