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 17, 2006

At the Component Executive meeting on May 15 & 16, 2006, the following motion was passed:

May 15, 2006

On Tuesday, May 9, 2006 the Adult Custody Division, Corrections Branch, issued "pink slips" or notices of job elimination to 54 Senior Correctional Officer 3 and Senior Correctional Officer 2 positions in all of B.C.'s remaining correctional centres. Simultaneously, the Branch announced the creation of up to 33 excluded management positions.

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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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