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

March 16, 2018

BCGEU Members size up B.C.'s worst summer of natural disasters

For many people across the province the summer of 2017 was one of angst, uncertainty, and demanding work load due to extreme wildfires and floods. BCGEU members were front and centre in containment and rescue efforts delivered through key agencies like the B.C. Wildfire Service and Emergency Management B.C. Others across the public service took on significant roles in management, administration...

March 16, 2018

Updated information on improvements to your Public Sector Pension Plan (PSPP)...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) Board of Trustees has announced a landmark change to the plan design of the PSPP. The BCGEU has a long history of negotiating and advocating for pensions for our members in all sectors. Over the last few years, the BCGEU, as the Plan Partner representative for the PSPP, has engaged the Government Partner on potential plan design improvements. It has ...

March 16, 2018

Local 1207 Executive Election Results - BCGEU

The election for Local 1207 1st Vice-Chairperson closed on March 9, 2018. The results of the election and nomination of your Local Executive area as follows: Local Chairperson: Helen Repole1st Vice-Chairperson – Tori Reid2nd Vice-Chairperson – Freya ScheelMember at Large – Wanda Klassen-Roth   The Recording Secretary, Treasurer and two Member at Large positions remain open. If you are intereste...

March 15, 2018

Local 1201 Executive Election Results - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the Local 1201 Executive: Chairperson                                                 Maria Middlemiss1st Vice Chairperson                                   Russell Katzer2nd Vice Chairperson                                  Sheila KnightTreasurer                                                     Ron JetkoRecorder                    ...

March 15, 2018

BCGEU calls on government to guarantee protections for vulnerable seniors.

Over the last year the BCGEU and other organizations have raised questions about the sale of B.C.-based Retirement Concepts to the international conglomerate, Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd. – a Chinese-based investor with expansive international holdings.  Retirement Concepts currently operates 21 care homes in B.C., with over two and a half thousand workers which are represented by both the ...

March 13, 2018

Warehouse Positions Available! - BCGEU

Warehouse Positions Available!   The Distribution Centres, located in both Vancouver and Kamloops, have entry-level auxiliary opportunities in Shipping, Receiving, Assembly and Inventory Control. We are accepting applications for additional auxiliary warehouse positions in our fast paced distribution center located in Vancouver. Please note in the summer of 2018 we expect to move our distributi...

March 12, 2018

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Member Engagement For...

The BCGEU has been granted standing at the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) allowing it to make a formal written submission to the public inquiry as an organization. BCGEU members from across the province have valuable front-line knowledge and experience to contribute through their role in delivering services and supports for vulnerable Indigenous ch...

March 12, 2018

Social Work Week 2018 - BCGEU

March 11th – 17th is Social Work Week in B.C. This week the vital role of social workers is in focus as we celebrate Social Work Week in B.C. Social workers in the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) assist more than 150 000 children, youth and families each year. "In addition to their important and demanding work, social workers have been tireless advocates for system-wide impro...

March 09, 2018

New wage grids for members covered under the Public Service Master agreement....

New wage grids are available for members covered under the Public Service Master agreement. These wage grids reflect the Feb 4/18 1% salary increase as well as the ESD adjustment which was effective on the same date. In addition, the April 1/18 grid has the next .5% increase built in.  This leaves the final wage increase of 1% in this term which is due on Feb 3/19.  “These wage grid increases a...

March 09, 2018

Local 1204 Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised of the following results of the Local 1204 executive elections: • Chair                              Sue Frith• 1st vice chair                 Danielle Pohl• 2nd vice chair                Ron Anganu• Treasurer                       vacant• Recording secretary      Reshra Chandra • Member-at-large          Corry Amankwa                                         Leona Birchard    ...

March 09, 2018

Child advocate report underlines need for transformative change to Indigenou...

A B.C. Children's Representative report that criticizes attempts to restrict an Indigenous woman's parental access clearly shows that we need to change the way services are delivered in Indigenous communities, the BC Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU) said today. "Bernard Richard's report identifies a child apprehension policy, put in place by the previous government, that is in urg...

March 08, 2018

Your 1210 Local Election Results - BCGEU

Ballots were due back at the Peace River Area Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 7, 2018 for the Local 1210 Chairperson. The balloting committee counted the votes and the following is now your local 1210 Executive:  Tammy Fisher, Chairperson - Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural DevelopmentsDiana Hart, 1st Vice Chairperson – Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and ...

March 07, 2018

International Women’s Day: Time to #PressforProgress - BCGEU

International Women's Day (IWD) is recognized internationally on March 8th each year to celebrate the global achievements of women and the extraordinary role women have played in their communities and across the world. Despite these successes, we are faced with continued inequality and there is still much to be done. Let's continue to move forward – not backward - on women's rights and equality...

March 07, 2018

Local 1203 Executive Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised of the Local 1203 Executive election results: • Chairperson      Matthew Damario • 1st Vice Chairperson      Jason Singh • 2nd Vice Chairperson      Vacant • Treasurer      Drina Read • Recording Secretary     Connie-Anne Harvey • Member-at-Large      Amanda Chung     Nancy Hancharyk     Sandra Havard     Kathleen MacKillop     Simon Morgan     Lena Ngai     Yasmine Parker  • ...