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.
Job action spreading across province
The British Columbia Labour Relations Board issued today its decision regarding stalled negotiations between BCGEU highways workers and private highways contractors in the province.
Highways workers in the Okanagan Shuswap have given their bargaining committee an overwhelming strike mandate.
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.
Things are going to be a lot different around here when Todd Stone is premier, I’ll tell you that right now.