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.


January 23, 2018

Local 1208 Union Meeting - BCGEU

DATE:    February 6, 2018 TIME:     5:00 p.m. PLACE:   East Kootenay Area Office                46 7th Avenue South, Cranbrook   AGENDA   Component 12 Bargaining Public Service Bargaining   If you are unable to attend this meeting at the Union Office (and live in a community outside Cranbrook), please phone at 4:55 pm MST:Conference Call: Dial in Number: 1-866-562-0090 Access Code: 859138#Do...

January 23, 2018

Local 1205 Bargaining Proposal Meeting - BCGEU

COMPONENT:    Administrative ServicesLOCAL:              1205DATE:                Thursday, February 15, 2018TIME:                5:00 – 5:30 p.m. - Dinner                          5:30 – 7:30 p.m. - MeetingPLACE:              BCGEU Kamloops Area Office                          158 Oriole Road (back entrance)                          Kamloops, BC V2C 4N7  EVERYONE WELCOME! If attending, please ...

January 16, 2018

Local 1209 Public Service Bargaining Proposal Forms - BCGEU

Please find attached bargaining proposal forms relating to the upcoming Public Service bargaining. Please use these forms if you wish to submit proposal(s) for changes to either the Public Service collective agreement or the Administrative Services Component 12 collective agreement.  Please return the proposal forms to the West Kootenay Area Office, via email to Sarah Maglio at ...

January 16, 2018

BCGEU and government reach agreement on parental leave - BCGEU

The BCGEU has reached agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding with the B.C. government on changes to public service maternity, parental and pre-adoption leave (Article 21), to align with federal government changes to EI regulations as noted below: Pregnant workers now have the ability to claim the existing 15 weeks of EI maternity benefits as early as 12 weeks before the expected week of c...

January 15, 2018

BCGEU Defends Members after columnist criticizes social workers - BCGEU

It's become the norm, after 16 years of sustained social service cuts, for columnists and pundits to take knee-jerk reactions and blame government workers when a high-profile tragedy occurs. You may have heard about or read a recent column by the Vancouver Sun's Ian Mulgrew, blaming the courts and social workers for the tragic death of two young girls in Oak Bay. Your union responded on behalf ...

January 15, 2018

On January 20, we will march again! - BCGEU

Last January, millions of people worldwide came together to march for human rights. In Vancouver alone, there were over 15,000 people who marched Downtown. While we made gains in 2017, we also recognize there is still much work to be done. With the growing momentum of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to amplify the voices of not just women and girls, but of all marginalized g...

January 12, 2018

Members at BPCPA Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Members at BPCPA Re: Bargaining Committee Further to the call for nominations, we are pleased to inform you that Joan Harmsworth has been elected as your Bargaining Committee Chair, and Bill Samra and Robert Penkala have been elected as your bargaining committee members. We will soon set to work on developing bargaining proposals, based on the feedback you have provided us to d...