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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

April 05, 2023

"This is an important day” - shareholder vote at RBC a “turning point” for sy...

TORONTO and SASKATOON - April 5, 2023 "This is an important day" - shareholder vote at RBC a "turning point" for systemic racism in Canadian financial institutionsMore than 44% of RBC shareholders voted in favour of a proposal filed by SHARE on behalf of the Atkinson Foundation and the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU). The proposal asks Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) to commission a third-part...

April 05, 2023

Rest in Peace Robert Keddie - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

It's with great sadness that we announce the passing of former cross component treasurer and long time Local 311 executive Robert Keddie on April 1.  Keddie was very active in the B.C. labour movement and his connection with the BCGEU goes back decades. He was a member of local 203 and served on the Component 2 executive. Later, he served as the chair of 311 and on Component 3's executive as th...

April 04, 2023

Ministry of Finance Members at 1802 Douglas Street & 3350 Douglas Street, Vic...

Steward Election Results at 1802 Douglas Street Recently steward elections were conducted again to fill additional Steward positions, as a result Richard Infanti, Jacqueline Mays, and Edward Pullman have now been elected. Congratulations Richard, Jacqueline and Edward! Below is a list of all Stewards elected at your worksite.Stewards at 1802 Douglas Street: Jane AikinsAndrea ClarkRichard Infan...

April 04, 2023

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Mbrs (2975 Jutland Rd) - ...

Nominations are now open for three (3) shop stewards in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy at 2975 Jutland Road.  The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: April 18, 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 w...

April 03, 2023

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy at 525 Superior Street, V...

Nominations are now open for three (3) shop stewards in the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy at 525 Superior Street, Victoria.   The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: April 18, 2023 at 5 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 le...

March 29, 2023

BCGEU community social services workers ratify three-year deal - BC General ...

March 29, 2023For immediate release  BCGEU community social services workers ratify three-year deal     BURNABY – The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) announced today that the 19,000 members of the community social services bargaining unit employed by the Community Social Services Employer's Association (CSSEA) voted 95 per cent to accept the tentative agreement. The B.C...

March 21, 2023

April 1, 2023 general wage increase for BCGEU public service members will be ...

Our current collective agreement – ratified in October 2022 – includes wage protections that adjust our year two general wage increase according to the impact of inflation in the previous 12 months. Today, the inflation figures for February 2023 were released: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/data/statistics/economy/consumer-price-index Based on the B.C. Consumer Price Index (CPI) 12 month av...

March 11, 2023

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union’s analysis - BC General Empl...

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union's analysis Each year the B.C. government releases a budget that outlines their priorities for the coming years. These budgets have significant impacts on BCGEU members, both at work and as residents of our province. Our union pays careful attention to government's priorities and has prepared an in-depth analysis of the key points for BCGEU member...

March 10, 2023

Public Service - COVID-19 vaccination requirement lifted - BC General Employe...

As you are likely aware from the communication earlier today from the head of the Public Service, beginning April 3 vaccinations against COVID-19 will no longer be a requirement to work in the BC Public Service.The employer has also told us that they will be amending HR Policy 4, the Occupational Health and Safety policy, to remove the related requirements for contractors and other non-employee...