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

April 04, 2018

PSPP changes illustrator now available for download - BCGEU

  Following the announcement of changes to the Public Service Pension Plan on March 16, 2018, the BCGEU has urged the Pension Corporation to make an online pension calculator available, to allow members to compare their pensions under the old and new plans. We are happy to report that the Public Service Pension Plan now has a Plan Changes Illustrator file available for download, which allows me...

April 04, 2018

Local 1202 Executive and General Meeting - BCGEU

COMPONENT:    Administrative Services            LOCAL:    1202             DATE:    Thursday, May 17, 2018             TIME:     6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Executive Meeting                          7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – General Meeting         PLACE:     BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office                         106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo AGENDA • Component Report • Bargaining Update (if one is available) ...

April 04, 2018

BCGEU welcomes 75 new members in seniors’ care delivery - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between two seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, 2018 Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU already represents over 400 workers.  "Broadmead Care Society is a n...

April 04, 2018

Land Title & Survey Authority Tentative Agreement Information and Ratificati...

Information and ratification sessions will held at the following locations. You will receive a comprehensive ratification document outlining in detail all changes. The BCGEU Negotiator, Bargaining Committee Chairperson and the Bargaining Committee member from your office will be in attendance. We will walk through the tentative agreement changes and there will be ample time to have all your que...

March 29, 2018

BCGEU brings 15 recommendations to labour code review panel, calls for fairne...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) president Stephanie Smith meets today in Surrey with a special government panel reviewing B.C.'s labour laws to call for changes that reflect the needs and interests of B.C. workers. Representing over 75,000 workers from nearly every economic sector in B.C., the recommendations in the union's submission to the panel are based on three theme...

March 29, 2018

Tentative Agreement with Land Title & Survey Authority - BCGEU

We are pleased to advise a tentative agreement was reached at the Victoria BCGEU office in the late evening on March 26, 2018. Ratification meetings and information sessions are in the process of being scheduled. Please stay tuned for a subsequent bulletin with dates and times.To help ensure you receive a copy of bargaining updates, please ensure we have your correct email address. If we alread...

March 26, 2018

Local 1209 Executive & Steward Results - BCGEU

Further to the recent elections for both Stewards and your Local 1209 Executive, the results are as follows: Stewards Sandra Bojechko                                         Marvin Jones Karilynn Carr                                              Shauna Lee Kathleen Comstock                                     Teresa Mah Edith Falkenberg                                         Katherine Manner B...

March 23, 2018

Local 1203 By-Election - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: 2nd Vice Chairperson     1 position Member-at-Large            1 position The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available in the attached document "Local Executive Roles and Responsibilities". The deadline for nominations is: April 13, 2018 at 4:00pm If there is...

March 22, 2018

Public Service Pension Plan Update - BCGEU

Dear BCGEU Public Sector Pension Plan Member, We understand that the recently announced changes to the Public Sector Pension Plan (PSPP) design have generated a lot of concerns. Many have indicated to us the communication from the Pension Corporation left them wondering how the plan impacted them, which has created anxiety and confusion. In this environment, serious misinformation has circulate...

March 22, 2018

Bargaining preparations continue for public service workers - BCGEU

It's been a busy few months since we held the Public Service Bargaining Conference in November. The union is continuing to prepare for public service bargaining, which is expected to begin in 2018. While the current collective agreement expires in the spring of 2019, the union is preparing for negotiations to start this year. A number of issues have surfaced that require our attention and we ha...

March 22, 2018

Land Title & Survey Authority Bargaining Update - BCGEU

Bargaining continued on March 21st at Fraser Valley BCGEU office. The discussions were focused and productive. We have narrowed the issues to a point where the final monetary proposals remain. We will meet again on March 26th in Victoria. If you have any questions, please ask one of our union bargaining committee members. Another update will follow this very important day of bargaining. To help...

March 22, 2018

BCGEU calls for labour code amendments to ensure balance and fairness for wor...

  The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has submitted multiple recommendations to a panel of special advisors currently reviewing British Columbia's Labour Relations Code. The submission calls for changes that properly reflect the needs and interests of workers in B.C.'s modern economy. The BCGEU's submission is based on three themes: 1. That workers be entitled to make their o...

March 21, 2018

BCGEU recognizes International Day of Forests - March 21 - BCGEU

Our natural forests are an important part of British Columbia's environment, economy and social fabric. More than a third of our planet's land mass is covered by forests, which absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen into our atmosphere.  According to the United Nations, "forests are the most biologically diverse ecosystems on land, home to more than 80 per cent of the terrestrial species of a...