Component 1 - Corrections & Sheriff Services

The Corrections and Sheriff Services Component includes members who work as Deputy Sheriffs in B.C. Sheriff Services and as Correctional Officers at provincial prisons throughout British Columbia. 

Bargaining Updates

Nov 29, 2016

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2017. The BCGEU has confirmed these calculations.

Nov 17, 2015

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2016. The BCGEU has also confirmed these calculations.

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Component News

May 2, 2017

The BCGEU has recently been informed that due to two unrelated disputes, nurses at a number of facilities in B.C.

Apr 25, 2017

With the ongoing shortage of corrections officers & sheriffs province-wide and within your own workplace, your Component 1 Executive wants to remind all members of their right to refuse overtim

Apr 20, 2017

At a rally held yesterday morning at WorkSafeBC headquarters in Richmond, BCGEU members sent a message to WorkSafeBC that something needs to be done to address the increasing violence in BC’s priso

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Media Coverage

May 24, 2017

The number of inmates in federal prisons who intentionally harm themselves has more than tripled over the past decade, spiking again last year, prompting Canada’s correctional investigator to call

May 24, 2017

Merritt RCMP would like to return to the number of jail guards it once had available to watch over prisoners at the police station’s cells.

May 23, 2017

Marcus Oliver Beg thinks he’s God and that no one understands the magnitude of his powers. Others, including the police, think he’s violent, erratic and unpredictable.

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