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COMPONENT 12 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS

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.

NEWS & UPDATES

June 12, 2024

As the CRD grasps at straws, striking workers hold the line for fair wages -...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 11, 2024As the CRD grasps at straws, striking workers hold the line for fair wages WILLIAMS LAKE (Traditional territory of the Williams Lake Band, home to the Secwepemc people) – It's week four of the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) strike, and instead of taking the necessary steps to end job action by amending its last wage offer and negotiating in good faith, the CRD...

June 12, 2024

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) seeks proposals for the creation of a plan to analyze our Union's policies, procedures, and collective agreements. Further to provide a plan to decolonize our collective agreements, with the end result being a recommended plan to be submitted to the governing body of the union, the Provincial Executive. The purpose is to create mode...

June 10, 2024

BCGEU issues statement on the CRD’s strong-arm tactics - BC General Employee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 10, 2024BCGEU issues statement on the CRD's strong-arm tactics WILLIAMS LAKE – The union representing striking Cariboo Regional District (CRD) workers says that the Regional District's upper management has a responsibility to its staff and the entire community to adjust its last offer and bargain fairly for an improved contract that will serve the needs of all resident...

June 07, 2024

BUSINESS ANALYST (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

B.C. GENERAL EMPLOYEES’ UNION BUSINESS ANALYST  (Temporary)   INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING June 7, 2024   The B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 90,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services.   The BCGEU requires a temporary business analyst to work with the union’s Data and ...

June 06, 2024

Component 12 Announcement - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Union would like to congratulate DJ Pohl on her election as the new Vice President of Component 12: Administrative Professionals; as well as Faith Johnston in her new role as First Vice-Chairperson; and Navjot Toor in her new role as Treasurer of the component.This election is a result of Maria Middlemiss being elected BCGEU Treasurer at Convention. On behalf of the Component Executive, we...

June 05, 2024

BCGEU supports students’ right to campus protest

The right to peaceful protest in public places like university and college campuses is legally enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Students, staff and faculty at Canadian universities are entitled to the peaceful expression of their opinions. Campuses across the province have a responsibility to protect the safety of protesting students, as well as their right to free spee...

June 05, 2024

BCGEU says the Regional District is prolonging the strike, hurting whole comm...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 5, 2024BCGEU says the Regional District is prolonging the strike, hurting whole community WILLIAMS LAKE - It's Day 18 of the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) strike, and the union representing picketing workers says the CRD's upper management is refusing to return to the table with a deal that's in-line with what workers or the community needs, which is putting vital se...

June 01, 2024

Our newly elected executive committee - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union's 52nd constitutional convention has just adjourned. Since the call to order on Wednesday evening, nearly 600 delegates representing every region and component debated and passed a wide range of resolutions, which will help shape the direction of our union for the next three years.Members also elected our union's new Executive Committee. We are pleased today to share that the followin...

May 29, 2024

BC’s fastest growing union kicks off leadership-defining convention - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2024 BC's fastest growing union kicks off leadership-defining conventionVANCOUVER-Almost 600 delegates from across the province are gathered today for the start of the 52nd Convention of the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU). Over the next three days at the triennial event, delegates will determine the direction of their union by voting on policy resolutions and ...

May 28, 2024

Ministry of Children & Family Development - 1065 Columbia St, New Westminster...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers about...

May 24, 2024

CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 24, 2024  POSITION: CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary)GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENTWAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourA Clerk is required to work in the Membership Records Department, located at the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Term of assignment is 3 months or return of incumbent.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Will including input of ...

May 23, 2024

Ministry of Attorney General - 222 Main St, Vancouver - Call for Shop Steward...

Nominations are now open for 3 (three) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Thursday, May 30, 2024.Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers ab...

May 23, 2024

BC Liquor Distribution Branch - Wholesale & Customer Services - 338 Gilmore W...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, May 30, 2024. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers abou...

May 23, 2024

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary) - BC General...

BCGEU FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 23, 2024   POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary)   GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT   WAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourAn Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard ...

May 21, 2024

BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargai...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 21, 2024BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargain in good faith WILLIAMS LAKE - Cariboo Regional District workers, who have been fighting for a fair contract for months, expanded their strike action this morning. Forced by the Regional District's inaction, they are now picketing the library in Williams Lake and Quesnel's City Hall.Th...

May 16, 2024

BCGEU Emergency Relief Fund - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we learn more details of the fast-moving wildfire threatening Fort Nelson, officials have placed almost 5,000 people under an evacuation order due to the wildfire affecting the Town of Fort Nelson and the Fort Nelson First Nation.We have hundreds of members like you living and working in the area, and our thoughts are with you and your families at this uncertain time.As one of B.C.'s largest...

May 15, 2024

Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure (401 W Georgia St) - Call for Sho...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, May 22, 2024. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers abo...

May 14, 2024

Ministry of Children & Family Development - 1065 Columbia St, New Westminster...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers about...

May 14, 2024

Survey: Workplace Violence & Harassment - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Violence and harassment at work is a major problem in Canada, and a major concern for BCGEU members. To prevent and respond to this problem, we need to develop effective strategies based on data from workers like you. With the help of researchers at Western University, our union is surveying all 90,000+ members about experiences of violence and harassment in our workplaces. Will you complete th...

May 13, 2024

Cariboo Region District workers form picket line in Williams Lake - BC Genera...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2024Cariboo Regional District workers form picket line in Williams LakeWILLIAMS LAKE – Today (May 13), just under 50 BCGEU members who work at the Cariboo Regional District's (CRD's) main office in Williams Lake have decided to escalate their job action, moving from an overtime ban to a full strike in the fight for a fair deal.Starting at 8:00 am, only staff whose r...

May 10, 2024

Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer’s Unfair Final Offer - BC ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2024Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer's Unfair Final Offer   WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – Yesterday, local government workers, who have been bargaining with the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) since January, blocked the Regional District's attempts to ram through a deal that would have threatened the workers' financial security and risked exacerbating recr...