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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

February 10, 2023

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 **Part 1: online (1-day) -  CHOOSE ONE OF March 30, April 5 OR April 14, 2023 &Part 2 – In-person (2-day) - April 17 & 18, 2023  Area 04 Local Executive Leadership Training will be held in two parts. Part 1 is an all-day online webinar. You will have a choice of one of the three dates listed above. Part 2 is a two-day in-person training s...

February 10, 2023

Education Meeting for local 1201 members - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Education Meeting Date: February 16, 2023Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMPlace: Virtual Zoom Meeting    Topics will include: · 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Long Term Disability Session · 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM – Duty to Accommodate Session   Please contact your area office for Zoom information   In Solidarity, Maria Middlemiss, Local 1201 ChairAmèna Cleveland, Staff Representative UWU/MoveUP

February 06, 2023

Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreem...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 2023 Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreementBURNABY, B.C.- Following one year of negotiations, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), made up of about 19,000 union members provincewide, has reached a tentative agreement with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). The agr...

February 01, 2023

Black History Month 2024 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Black History Month 2024: Celebrating Black Excellence — A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build. Black History Month is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements, investments, and contributions of Black communities and to commit ourselves to lifelong learning and allyship. Let's not only reflect on the history and ongoing legacy of racism, but also take action to dismantle systemic o...

January 31, 2023

Message to all Court Clerks - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are writing as a follow up to previous communications about several specific issues raised by members who are Court Clerks. We have examined the bargaining history and spoken to the Public Service Agency (PSA) to confirm several issues and we want to share this information with you. We appreciate your patience as we gathered this information. As you know, under the terms of the new collectiv...

January 30, 2023

Local 1203 members - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nomination for Local Executive * * REMINDER ** Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Local Chairperson              1 position 1st Vice Chairperson          1 position The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. The deadline for nominations is...

January 26, 2023

Policy grievance filed re: retro pay for Public Service Members - BC General...

In an unprecedented move, the public service bargaining committee has filed a policy grievance to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As we informed you in last week's bulletin, we are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Assistant Deputy Min...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 19, 2023

Grievance to be filed to address delay in retro pay for Public Service Member...

As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...