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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

July 13, 2023

Remembering a B.C. Wildfire member - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

It is with heavy hearts that our union mourns the loss of one of our BCGEU family who lost her life today fighting a wildfire outside of Revelstoke. Our hearts and thoughts go out to her family and community, both at home and in the BC Wildfire Service. B.C. wildland firefighters are renowned for their teamwork and incredible service to our communities. Each and every one is committed to ensuri...

July 11, 2023

1203 Executive By-Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are pleased to announce that Cheryse Bonamis has been duly acclaimed as Member at Large, and Stephanie Wong has been duly acclaimed as Young Worker. Please join us in wishing them well in their positions. In solidarity,   Jennifer ElkabbanyLocal 1203 Chairperson Romeena SidhuBCGEU Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

July 04, 2023

Vacations and vacancies information for C12 members - BC General Employees' U...

With summer vacation season upon us, now is a good time for a reminder on the BCGEU Administrative Professionals Collective Agreement language regarding backfill. Here is what your collective agreement states regarding vacancies:  12.1 Positions Temporarily Vacant The employer agrees that, except in the case of emergency, an employee's workload will not be increased as a result of positions ...

June 29, 2023

Seniors’ care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement - BC General Employ...

Seniors' care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement  Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Lynnwood Retirement Residence have ratified their new collective agreement by a vote of 100%.  Over months of negotiations, these workers fought for a living wage that would address the soaring cost of living and put an end to high staff turnover at their facility.  The new ...

June 26, 2023

Local 1203 members - nomination for Local Executive – Member at Large & Young...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Member at Large         1 position Young Worker             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: Monday, July 10, 2023 by 4:30p.m. If there is an electi...

June 26, 2023

 Results of the Steward Nominations at the Ministry of Agriculture in Victoria

Recently there was a call for nominations for up to three Stewards in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Victoria.We are pleased to let you know that Christian Vogl (Local 2001 member) has been acclaimed as a Steward.The nomination period has closed, if you are interested in becoming a Steward please reach out to Christian and we can hold another nomination period for more Stewards.Please ...

June 20, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st

Photo description: Members of the BCGEU Indigenous Advisory Committee in front of the Tlúu Xaadaa Naay Longhouse, Old Masset, Haida Gwaii   National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st Activities marking National Indigenous Peoples Day are held from coast to coast to coast on and around June 21st to commemorate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples...