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

Sep 28, 2012

The BCGEU has reached a tentative agreement with the B.C. government that sees gains for more than 25,000 members who work in direct government service province-wide.

Sep 25, 2012

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS
UPDATE ON UNION'S OVERTIME BAN
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

Sep 24, 2012

The BCGEU is heading back to the bargaining table this week in an effort to conclude a collective agreement for its roughly 25,000 members who work directly for the B.C. Government.

Talks broke down after mediation failed last June. Since then, the BCGEU has conducted four one-day strikes and implemented an overtime ban to back demands for a fair and reasonable collective agreement.

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Component News

May 26, 2017

BCGEU President Stephanie Smith toured the North Fraser Pretrial Centre yesterday morning with Dean Purdy, Vice President, Corrections and Sheriff Services Component 1 and the Component 1 executive

May 16, 2017

To:    All BCGEU Members at North Fraser Pretrial Centre
Re:    Worksite Visit

 

May 8, 2017

As we have previously advised, the potential for BC Nurse picket lines at B.C.

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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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