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

Oct 23, 2006

With the start to highways talks just around the corner, leaders representing BCGEU highways maintenance members emerged from a special bargaining conference earlier in October unified and committe

Aug 25, 2006

The BCGEU is pleased to announce that members of Local 1001 working at Esquimalt Drydock ratified the tentative agreement with their employer yesterday, by a vote of 100 per cent in favour.

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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.