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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

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

February 01, 2023

Black History Month 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

February is Black History Month (BHM) and the BCGEU is commemorating the resilient history and legacy of Black Canadians. While the world still grapples with racism and anti-Black racism, we will be highlighting events throughout the month that we encourage our members to attend. We hope that these events will serve as an opportunity for growth and learning around the history and present-day ex...

January 31, 2023

Message to all Court Clerks - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are writing as a follow up to previous communications about several specific issues raised by members who are Court Clerks. We have examined the bargaining history and spoken to the Public Service Agency (PSA) to confirm several issues and we want to share this information with you. We appreciate your patience as we gathered this information. As you know, under the terms of the new collectiv...

January 30, 2023

Local 1203 members - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nomination for Local Executive * * REMINDER ** Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Local Chairperson              1 position 1st Vice Chairperson          1 position The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. The deadline for nominations is...

January 30, 2023

Local 1202 Education Meeting - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Date:     February 16, 2023 Time:     6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Place:     Virtual Zoom Meeting   Topics will include: · 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Long Term Disability Session · 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Duty to Accommodate Session   Zoom Information: Please contact your area office for this information   In Solidarity,  Maria Middlemiss, Local 1201 ChairAmèna Cleveland, Staff Representative     UWU/MoveUP

January 26, 2023

Policy grievance filed re: retro pay for Public Service Members - BC General...

In an unprecedented move, the public service bargaining committee has filed a policy grievance to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As we informed you in last week's bulletin, we are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Assistant Deputy Min...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 19, 2023

Grievance to be filed to address delay in retro pay for Public Service Member...

As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...

January 17, 2023

Public Sector Retro pay update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We have heard from many of you that you have not yet received your retro pay. We hear your concerns, and we agree that this is unacceptable. Right from ratification of your collective agreement, we made it clear to your employer – the Public Service Agency (PSA) – that retro pay was a priority.  Your bargaining committee has followed up with your employer and has pressed them on the urgency of ...

January 16, 2023

Local 1203 members - Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' U...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Local Chairperson 1 position 1st Vice Chairperson 1 position   The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached.  The deadline for nominations is: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 by 4:30p.m.  If there is an elect...

January 14, 2023

Job action postponed for seniors’ care workers - BC General Employees' Union ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023   MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...

January 13, 2023

Seniors’ care workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BC General Employees' Un...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...

January 05, 2023

Nomination For Local 1210 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: -Chairperson -Local 1st Vice Chair -Local 2nd Vice Chair -Treasurer -Recording Secretary -Member-At-Large (7 Positions) -Member-At-Large Young Worker (1 Position)   The deadline to send in nominations is: Midnight on Monday, February 6, 2023   The term is the remainder of the three years. Information...