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COMPONENT 12 - ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

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

COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

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...

September 24, 2020

Ministry of the Attorney General – Court Services Located at 32203 South Fras...

Please be advised that Beth-Anne (Betsy) Simpson, with Local 1204, Ministry of the Attorney General located at 32203 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford, has been acclaimed to the position of steward. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Betsy. In solidarity DJ Pohl Local 1204 Chair Kevin HagglundStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here...

September 22, 2020

Staff Representative (Temporary) Advocacy department - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT  EXTERNAL POSTINGSeptember 22, 2020 The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Advocacy Department, effective date to be determined. Term of assignment is up to 6 months. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocacy services to the...

September 22, 2020

Technical Team Lead Administration department - BCGEU

 Technical team leadADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENTINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGSeptember 22, 2020 The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) requires an experienced technical team lead to work in the IT Services of the Administration Department, effective immediately. In this role, you will work with both business and technical staff to lead a team that develops and deploys new tools and...

September 21, 2020

FLNRORD Classification Appeals Update - BCGEU

This is to confirm that the Joint Technical Working Committee has been continuing work on these appeals as a priority over other direct government classification appeals, and there have been no delays due to the Covid-19 situation. At this stage, it is impossible to give timelines. Please be assured that work is continuing, and we will give you updates as soon as we have something further and m...

September 17, 2020

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – Immigration Prog...

Nominations closed for 1 (one) steward position on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. We are pleased to announce that Manilyn Corpuz is the new steward at the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – Immigration Programs Branch (BC PNP) and Immigration Policy and Integration Branch. Please join us in wishing Manilyn well in their new position. In Solidarity, Paula DribnenkiStaff...

September 10, 2020

Release of Patterson WCB review validates injured workers’ experiences - BCGEU

We want to share how pleased our union and our members are to see the B.C. government's release of the long-awaited review of our workers' compensation system by retired labour lawyer Janet PattersonThe report, released August 26, is not only a victory on the path towards a more worker-centered system but a validation of the lived experience of injured workers in B.C. – including many current a...

September 09, 2020

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – Immigration Prog...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. 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-work...

September 09, 2020

New MOU - Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees - BCGEU

The BCGEU and NTT DATA (ISM Canada) have signed a service seniority portability MOU for ISM employees: Click here to read the new Memorandum of Understanding regarding Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees An earlier bulletin is found here. UWU/MoveUP

September 04, 2020

A Labour Day Message from Stephanie Smith - BCGEU

The future cannot be predicted, but it can be created.  So far, 2020 has been a year of upheaval and uncertainty and that has many of us questioning what the future will look like for ourselves, our families, and our society. It's also been a year in which working people have shown time and again that we have the power to create a society that is stronger, safer, and more prosperous through sol...

September 02, 2020

BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2020  BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to either immediately distribute the stipend promised under the B.C. COVID-19 Temporary Pandemic Pay (TPP) program or provide a firm date when workers will get the long-awaited funds."Thousands of our members and other workers acros...

August 25, 2020

Pandemic pay delay - BCGEU

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March your union has been working hard to navigate the complex and ever-shifting landscape this crisis presents in order to protect members' livelihoods and help ensure your safety at work.Pandemic pay has been a key focus of that work, and the BCGEU pushed hard to expand our province's pandemic pay program to cover the ...