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.
Thank you to the members who put their names forward to fill the vacant Local Chairperson position, and the vacant 1st Vice Chairperson position on the Local 1203 Executive. As we currently have only one vacant position per role and two candidates nominated for each role, we will be having an election.Members will be able to vote for one of the following candidates for the Local Chairperson pos...
Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2
**Part 1: online (1-day) - CHOOSE ONE OF March 30, April 5 OR April 14, 2023 &Part 2 – In-person (2-day) - April 17 & 18, 2023
Area 04 Local Executive Leadership Training will be held in two parts. Part 1 is an all-day online webinar. You will have a choice of one of the three dates listed above. Part 2 is a two-day in-person training s...
Date: February 16, 2023Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMPlace: 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
Please contact your area office for Zoom information
Maria Middlemiss, Local 1201 ChairAmèna Cleveland, Staff Representative
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 2023 Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreementBURNABY, B.C.- Following one year of negotiations, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), made up of about 19,000 union members provincewide, has reached a tentative agreement with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). The agr...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...