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January 5, 2017

Assaults on correctional officers are up by 39 per cent over the last year, and the total number of violent incidents, both inmate-on-officer and inmate-on-inmate, rose by 42 per cent over that same time.

January 3, 2017

In the days just before Christmas, the BCGEU won its members at  Hard Rock and River Rock Casinos in the Lower Mainland the money they are owed in earned vacation not taken.

December 16, 2016

The report's finding are "particularly alarming considering that in Canada, seniors make up the fastest-growing age demographic.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

December 13, 2016

“Our members have been saying for years that cuts in funding have forced them to do the same work in less time. They are now expected to care for more patients than ever before, in the same work day.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

November 17, 2016

"It's time governments across the country stop wasting time on attacking unions and workers and get back to working on critical issues that will benefit our communities." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 14, 2016

The BCGEU/NUPGE is so proud of Officer Knighton and the immense courage he demonstrated that day.

November 7, 2016

Fires and equipment destroyed in latest incident at Burnaby Youth Custody Centre.

November 2, 2016

Sign the BCGEU/NUPGE petition to Premier Christy Clark about increasing danger and violence inside B.C. prisons.

November 1, 2016

"On behalf of all BCGEU/NUPGE members, I’d like to thank Mary Ellen for her service and the legacy of passion and commitment to our province’s most vulnerable that she leaves behind." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

October 27, 2016

“Improving workload through collective bargaining will allow these workers to better support their communities and ensure that no one slips through the cracks.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President