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

Aug 21, 2015

The Union conducted a ratification vote on August 19, 2015 as the parties had reached a tentative agreement to extend the collective agreement expiring on August 31, 2015.

Aug 19, 2015

The Union will be conducting a ratification vote as the parties have reached a tentative agreement for a renewed collective agreement expiring on February 29, 2016.

Jul 28, 2015

Elections are now completed and the following representatives are elected:
Vernon/Armstrong - Jan Brewer, Bargaining Committee Chair

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Component News

Jul 13, 2006

Close to 50 workers from two separate employee groups in the Interior have voted to join the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union.

Mar 9, 2006

For PDF version of this alert click here

"I find that the employer is in breach of Section 16 of the Code. I order the employer to cease and desist from further breaches of the code and to immediately forward to the union all dues withheld."

Feb 12, 2006

By now you have heard that Interior Roads Limited (IRL) has advised your Union that they will no longer recognize your right to be represented by the BCGEU.

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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.