Component 12 - Administrative Services

Component 12, Administrative Services, members provide front-line administrative and support services for the B.C. Government and non-government employers.

We work in a variety of classications and positions: administrative officer, clerk, postal clerk, clerk stenographer, coordinator of volunteers, court clerk, financial officer, health unit aide, medical records librarian and technician, office assistant, data processing operator, radio, teletype and switchboard operators, stationery clerk and stockworker.


Hanging on by a thread?Hanging on by a thread?

You take pride in our work. While employers cut and restructure, your dedication gets the job done every day. Your work is important and you take it seriously. You are professionals. But there’s a downside to ‘going above and beyond the call of duty’. You’ve told us you’re hanging on by a thread, burning-out, expected to work free overtime and don’t enough resources and supports to do your job effectively. We want to make things rights. Keep checking back for more information about The Workload Project.


The RealPayDay Project

What day do you really start getting paid after all your unpaid overtime is taken into account? Check back soon to find out more.


Leadership Development & Education

Cuba Education Tour May 2011

Edition #1: Component 12 leadership development & education initiative the catalyst for learning tour 
Edition #2: The Cuba Experience - International Workers' Day


Bargaining Updates

Jul 22, 2014

Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee developed our bargaining proposals based on the results from your responses to the Bargaining Surveys and after a careful review of the collective agreement.

May 8, 2014

Your committee conducted voting at each LTSA office and at each BCGEU area office.  The result of the voting  is:

Apr 29, 2014

Date: April 25, 2014
To: All Members at Land Title and Survey Authority
Re: Membership Vote for Renewed Collective Agreement – Ratification Vote


Component News

Aug 27, 2014

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith's 2014 Labour Day message talks about the value of working together to improve the lives of all Canadians.

Aug 27, 2014

BC Government and Service Employees' Union President Stephanie Smith and Treasurer Paul Finch participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge where they pledge to personally donate to the cause.

Aug 21, 2014

In an August 20 interview with CBC’s Early Edition on the Mount Polley tailings spill, Environment Minister Mary Polak was asked what has changed since the Auditor General’s critical 2011 report on


Media Coverage

Jun 26, 2014

When something goes wrong with a child-welfare case, the system comes under criticism. That stings those who are on the front lines: social workers.

Jun 5, 2014

VICTORIA — B.C.’s troubled income assistance and child welfare computer system is facing its first major test, after a massive crash earlier this month.

May 18, 2014

By Michael Smyth

The bugs that infected the government’s welfare computer system aren’t just causing headaches for stressed-out social workers.