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.


February 01, 2018

BCGEU remembers Lorraine Logan - BCGEU

On behalf of the members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Lorraine Logan who passed away on January 23, 2018. An activist through and through, and right up until the end, she was a champion of workers' rights, LGBTQ+ rights, women's rights and seniors' rights. Lorraine Logan grew up in Vancouver. Her family was smal...

January 31, 2018

Read the Winter 2018 issue of The Steward - BCGEU

In this issue, we look at a variety of topics to keep you up-to-date on issues that could affect your workplace, and the members you represent. Topics include the duty to accommodate and how it may arise through discrimination based on disability or family status; the employer's legal duty to protect members from harassment on the employer's social media platforms; the employee's duty to mitiga...

January 30, 2018

Local 1206 Union Meeting - BCGEU

DATE:    February 20, 2018 TIME:     5:45 pm PLACE:   Cariboo BCGEU Area Office                107A North First Avenue, Williams LakeAGENDA Local Elections Bargaining Cross Component Committee Administrative Services Week Community Events Local Business Training Reports back from any training Download PDF of notice here. UWU/MoveUP

January 26, 2018

BCGEU Submission to Review of Professional Reliance - BCGEU

The government has initiated a review of the professional reliance model in the natural resource sector. The day-to-day work of thousands of BCGEU members is shaped by this regulatory model, and many of our members have raised the alarm about its shortcomings.  In its present form, the professional reliance model effectively lets the "fox guard the henhouse," leading in some cases to the misman...

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 ...