"We are not going to let this drop. We are going to use every avenue available to shed light on Throness’s original report and his recommendations.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
“The hiring of new staff proves this facility and the services our members provide are crucial and that it should not be closed.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
BCGEU/NUPGE again takes the lead on fighting for workplace safety for corrections and sherriff services members.
“The government should act immediately on the Auditor’s recommendations and provide the direction and resources to address the problems she has highlighted.” — Dean Purdy, BCGEU Vice-President, Corrections and Sheriff Services.
Report from B.C. government intended to look at escalating violence in province's prisons and community corrections falls short of goals.