To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
Component 12 includes members who work for the B.C. Government and non-government employers providing front-line administrative and support services.
They work in a variety of classifications 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.
Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...
Please click the link below to download the PDF of COVID-19 and Droplet Borne Viruses Risk Identification and Exposure Control Plan Template from the PSA - B.C.'s Public Service Agency.
Download PDF of COVID-19 and Droplet Borne Viruses Risk Identification and Exposure Control Plan Template here.
SUBJECT: Details of the Tentative Agreement
Your Bargaining Committee has been working very hard on your behalf and we have a tentative agreement that we feel is very good. We are strongly recommending you vote “YES.” We are confident this is the best agreement we can achieve for you at this time.
The specific terms of the tentative agreement are outlined in this document and we will be ...
Good afternoon everyone,
We have been monitoring the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation closely.
The role our ministry plays in supporting some of the most vulnerable people of British Columbia cannot be understated. It is our workforce that is critical to delivering essential services and ensuring that people who rely on us continue to receive the assistance they need.
The Union and the...
The Ministry of Children and Family Development and the BCGEU have had discussions regarding concerns expressed by our employees and members regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to continue to provide services to children, youth, families and support the social sector to do the same.The safety of our employees and members is a priority. The employer and union discussed staff health and ...
Nominations closed for 1 (one) steward position on Thursday, March 5, 2020. We are pleased to announce that Pearce Morrison is the new steward at the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General. Please join us in wishing Pearce well in their new position. In Solidarity, Paula Dribnenki Staff Representative Download FYI - Min. of Public Safety Solicitor General new steward Mar...
COMPONENT: Administrative ServicesLOCAL: 1201 – All BCGEU Members at Maximus BC Health Benefits OperationsDATE: Wednesday – March 25, 2020TIME: Three Town Hall Meetings Via Conference Call
12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Call in #: 1-866-562-0090 Conference ID: 245794
Please note, you only need to attend one conference...
We are now accepting applications for the 2020 BCGEU scholarships. Our annual scholarship programme of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members.
Download the poster here.
A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and
The worksite visits listed below have been postponed until the COVID19 crisis has passed. Tuesday, March 17, 2020-Nelson
333 Victoria Street (Pink Building) Between 8:30-10:00 a.m.
310 Ward Street Nelson (White Building) Between 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
1907 Ridgewood Road (4 mile) FLNRO Between 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
2501 Udell Road, Fire Attack Base Between 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Burnaby, B.C. – In response to the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a "pandemic" and public health experts recommending social distancing including self-isolation for exposed or symptomatic people, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is calling on federal and provincial governments to immediately suspend all mortgage and rent payments until the pandemic is over....
Before the close of the convention delegate nominations at your general membership meeting held on March 10, 2020 your local received two nomination for convention delegates. Your local is entitled to 3 convention delegates and your Local Chairperson, Leslie Schulze will attend by right as per the BCGEU Constitution and Bylaws. The local was seeking 2 additional convention delegates.