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

January 02, 2018

Nomination for Local 1203 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:   Chairperson 1 position 1st Vice Chairperson 1 position 2nd Vice Chairperson 1 position Treasurer 1 position Recording Secretary 1 position Member-at-Large 7 positions Member-at-Large (Young Worker – Age 29 & Under) 1 position   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each ...

January 02, 2018

Nomination for Local 1201 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations (form attached) are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson (1) First Vice-Chairperson (1) Second Vice-Chairperson (1) Treasurer (1) Recorder (1) Member at Large (7 positions) Young Worker (1)  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nomination...

January 02, 2018

Union Meeting- Local 1202 - BCGEU

  DATE: Thursday, February 1, 2018 TIME: 6:00 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office106 -1650 Terminal Ave N,Nanaimo AGENDA Nominations are open for all local 1202 executive positions, as follows: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (3) Member-at-Large – Young Worker (29 years of age or younger) Member-at-Large – Equi...

January 02, 2018

Local 1202 Public Service Bargaining Proposal Form - BCGEU

In addition to the call for nominations, please find a form for submitting proposals relating to upcoming Public Service collective agreement bargaining. Please use this form if you wish to submit proposal(s) for changes to either the Public Service collective agreement or the Adminstrative Services Component collection agreement. Please return the proposal form to the Nanaimo Area Office via e...

January 02, 2018

Local 1202 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (3) Member-at-Large – Young Worker (29 years of age or younger) Member-at-Large – Equity and Diversity Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. Th...

January 02, 2018

Local 1212 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 pm on Thursday, February...

January 02, 2018

Local 1211 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Secretary Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (5 Positions) Member-At-Large (2 Outlying Positions) Member-At-Large (Youth Delegate) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline ...

January 02, 2018

Local 1210 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 1...

January 02, 2018

Local 1206 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 1...

December 22, 2017

Professional Reliance Review Will Protect Workers - BCGEU

The BC government has initiated a review of the professional reliance model in the natural resource sector. Many BCGEU members' day-to-day is shaped by this regulatory model. The professional reliance model effectively lets the "fox guard the henhouse," leading – in some cases - to the mismanagement of our resources and harm to the environment. Combined with deep staff and funding cuts to respo...

December 22, 2017

Nominations for Local 1204 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations open January 2, 2018 for the following positions on the local executive:   Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (7 Positions) Young Worker Member at Large (eligible candidates must be under 29 years of age or younger)   *nominations received prior to January 2, 2018 will have to be resubmitted*   The term is three yea...

December 22, 2017

Request for Bargaining Proposals & Local 1204 Meeting - BCGEU

There will be a Local 1204 Membership Meeting at the Fraser Valley Area Office for the purpose of adopting proposals for the next round of bargaining in the public service on February 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm.   You are encouraged to take this opportunity to submit your ideas for changes to the collective agreement (both Public Service Agreement and Component Agreement) to the Local for consideratio...

December 21, 2017

Nomination for Local Executive for Local 1209 Members - BCGEU

On January 2, 2018, nominations are open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: February 2, 2018 If there is an election for a positio...

December 20, 2017

BCGEU members land $20 million contract to refit B.C. ferry - BCGEU

BC Government & Service Employees' Union workers employed at Esquimalt Drydock Company will begin work on a B.C. Ferries contract worth $20 million to refit the Northern Sea Wolf. The 17-year-old vessel will accommodate approximately 3,500 passengers and 1,200 vehicles each year on a route between Port Hardy and Bella Coola. Members at Esquimalt Drydock have extensive experience in ship rep...

December 19, 2017

Thanking and Recognizing the Public Servants who Keep our Communities Safe ...

This year's fire season is far behind us and while recent winter storms have made many in the province forget about this summer's devastation, many communities are still working to rebuild what was lost in the fire.  As we see the devastation that fires are currently causing across California and as we look back at the lessons learned over the summer, the BCGEU would like to thank and recognize...

December 19, 2017

Bargaining Update for Members at Land Title & Survey Authority - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce negotiations to renew your collective agreement started last week. Your Bargaining Committee will meet with BCSA representatives again in the New Year, on January 10th and 11th. During bargaining the Union and your Bargaining Committee are your advocates for improvements to the collective agreement that benefit union members. Your Bargaining Committee will keep you up...

December 15, 2017

BCGEU calls for reinvestment in seniors’ services as Seniors Advocate release...

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the B.C. Seniors Advocate released the annual Monitoring Seniors' Services report. Their findings present further evidence that the B.C. government has to reverse the policies of austerity implemented under the BC Liberals. B.C.'s seniors need significant reinvestment in community services and affordable housing to undo the resulting increase in poverty now faced...

December 15, 2017

Compliance and Enforcement in B.C. Forests - BCGEU

With the B.C. Government's review of professional reliance across many industries underway, the BCGEU has released a short paper about compliance and enforcement in B.C.’s forests. Check it out below and be sure to share it with your networks.  

December 11, 2017

BC Human Rights Commission - BCGEU

Today the report, A Human Rights Commission for the 21st Century: British Columbians talk about Human Rights was released detailing 25 recommendations to government as they re-establish the BC Human Rights Commission (dismantled in 2002 by the previous Liberal government). The report recommends to B.C.'s Attorney General that the new commission be built on four important pillars in order to cre...

December 11, 2017

BCGEU disappointed by decision to complete Site C dam, urges government to em...

The BCGEU is disappointed by the provincial government's decision today to complete the Site C dam despite findings by the BC Utilities Commission that question the economic viability of the project. In 2015 the union took a position against the construction of the dam citing economic and environmental concerns as well infringement on First Nations' rights. This decision demonstrates the work s...

December 07, 2017

BCGEU remembers Leonard George - BCGEU

It is with tremendous sadness to learn of the passing of Tsleil-Waututh leader, Leonard George. Leonard, served as Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh nation, was an iconic leader and teacher to thousands of people across British Columbia. In his special way, he was able to build bridges between communities and encouraged everyone to work together as one. His knowledge and wisdom drew many to his side ...

December 07, 2017

Statement on Fair Wages Commission - BCGEU

Today, December 7, is the final day to provide submissions to B.C.'s Fair Wages Commission. The BCGEU would like to mark this date by calling for the immediate implementation of a $15 per hour minimum wage for all workers in our province. The BCGEU is a tireless advocate for fair wages for all workers. Daily, BCGEU members providing health and social services confront the consequences of low wa...