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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

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...

June 14, 2023

Local 1203 - Ministry of Attorney General Members - Call for Shop Stewards - ...

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, June 21, 2023.   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-worker...

June 13, 2023

Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure - Located at 940 Blanshard Street...

Call for shop steward nominationsNominations are now open for up to three (3) more stewards to join the existing stewards in the Ministry of Transportation & Infrastructure, located at 940 Blanshard Street, Victoria. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: June 27, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected...

June 12, 2023

Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Victoria - call for shop steward nomination...

Nominations are now open for three (3) shop stewards in the Ministry of Agriculture and Food in Victoria.  The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: June 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing support from ...

June 07, 2023

Local 1201 Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General, Office of Road Safe...

Nominations are now open for one (1) additional shop steward at the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General, Office of Road Safety BC, 880 Douglas Street. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: June 21, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense...

June 05, 2023

Ministry of Finance at 617 Government Street, Victoria Members - Call for Sho...

Nominations are now open for four (4) shop stewards in the Ministry of Finance at 617 Government Street, Victoria. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: June 19, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected]. Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing supp...

June 05, 2023

Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness - Steward Update

We are please to advise that Chirag Pandit, Technical Support Analyst, Business Operations, has agreed to become a BCGEU shop steward in the Ministry of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness. If anyone else would like to stand for shop steward, please contact Jeremy Leveque, Local 601 Chair ([email protected]), Maria Middlemiss, Local 1201 Chair ([email protected]) or Ryan...

June 05, 2023

News about our union’s C12 member-to-member campaign - BC General Employees' ...

There have been a lot of conversations about the 2022 collective agreement. It may seem early, but now is the time to prepare for the next round of negotiations with the B.C. Public Service Agency (representing the provincial government, the employer for the majority of Component 12 - Administrative Professionals members.) This is why, in addition to planning worksite visits, your BCGEU compone...

June 02, 2023

MCFD Working Group Updates - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As you may be aware, the BCGEU formed a joint working group with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) in 2014 following a recommendation made from the B.C. Representative for Children and Youth. The working group's purpose is to provide a forum for senior level consultation between the ministry and the BCGEU.  Given the widespread concerns raised about the ministry by members ...

May 30, 2023

Members at Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resource Stewardship, Ministry...

Worksite stewardsPlease be advised that the following member has been acclaimed as a union steward at your worksite:  Eric Millan Congratulations to Eric!Chad Blackey Staff RepresentativeRob Davis Chairperson, Local 2004Kevin Hagglund Staff RepresentativeDJ Pohl Local 1204 ChairDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP