B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

June 19, 2019

BCGEU welcomes Auditor General’s recommendations to address MCFD’s ineffectiv...

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes the Office of the Auditor General of British Columbia's report released today: Oversight of Contracted Residential Services for Children and Youth in Care. The BCGEU has for decades called on the provincial government to address chronic and significant challenges within the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) and s...

June 19, 2019

Steward Nominations for Product Services -2370 United Blvd, Coquitlam - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement.  Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers a...

June 18, 2019

Steward Nominations for Liquor Distribution Branch - 3383 Gilmore Way, Burnab...

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Friday, June 28, 2019. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are:   Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers a...

June 17, 2019

1204 Members with Public Safety and Solicitor General located at 14323 57 Ave...

Steward Election Result   Please be advised that Samantha Jones has been elected to the position of steward for local 1204 with the Public Safety and Solicitor General.   Congratulations and welcome Samantha.   In Solidarity   Kevin HagglundStaff representative   Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

June 14, 2019

Voicing our concerns: BCGEU presentations regarding workers’ compensation sys...

Participating in public consultations is a valuable way to make sure our voices are heard before government makes important decisions. Two public consultation processes are currently underway that will directly impact working people in B.C. – the Worker's Compensation Review and the provincial government's Budget 2020 Consultation. Today I had the honour of presenting at public hearings for bot...

June 14, 2019

1 out of 10 Independent Shareholders of Brookfield Asset Management Agree tha...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) and SumOfUs are encouraged that 10% of independent shareholders voted for the company to tie executive pay to preventing sexual misconduct at the firm Today, BCGEU and SumOfUs presented a proposal that called on Brookfield Asset Management to address sexual misconduct in the financial services industry by penalizing executive compensation p...

June 13, 2019

Nominations for Local 1203 Member-at-Large - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Member-at-Large                        1 position The successful candidate will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Thursday, June 27, 2019 by 4 p.m. Local officers are expec...

June 13, 2019

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith first presenter at workers’ compensation syst...

BURNABY, June 13, 2019 – The workers' compensation system has been seriously undermined by policy and legislative changes introduced by the BC Liberals in 2002. The system shifted to focus on the financial impact to employers which has resulted in an overall reduction in compensation benefits to workers both in the short and the long term, a more limited ability to appeal decisions, and a reduc...

June 07, 2019

British Columbians need a break: the BCGEU submission to the Fair Wages Commi...

BURNABY- The British Columbia Government and Service Employees' union, representing more than 79,000 workers in various sectors and occupations in the province has submitted its report to the provincial government's Fair Wages Commission. The Fair wages commission was set up by the provincial government to advise government on how to raise minimum wages with increases that are regular, measured...

June 07, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Review Underway - BCGEU

In response to years of advocacy by workers and their unions, the provincial government has initiated an independent and comprehensive review of BC's workers' compensation system.  This is a tremendously important opportunity for BCGEU members to tell their stories about the injustices within the current system, and to influence legislative and policy changes that will restore fairness to the w...

June 06, 2019

Members at Telus Employer Solutions (formerly TSSI) - Ratification Results - ...

On behalf of your bargaining committee, we are very happy to inform you that your tentative collective agreement has been ratified by 100 per cent of the vote, with 86 per cent of the membership turning out to the ratification meeting. Our next steps will be to proof and finalize the agreement. Once that is done we will provide you with copies at the worksite. Thank you all for your support thr...

June 05, 2019

Final report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous W...

On Monday, June 3rd, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released its final report and recommendations in a ceremony at the National Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec on Algonquin Territory. The release was the culmination of a three-year process in which the Inquiry heard testimony, submissions and stories from more than 2,000 people including the fami...

June 03, 2019

Call for nominations for 2 shop stewards at Ministry of Social Development an...

Nominations are now open for 2 steward positions at your worksite and will close at 5:00pm on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Training and support are provided to help you learn your role. Please complete the shop steward nomination form and return it to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office via regular mai...

June 03, 2019

Victoria Area Office hours – Thursday, June 6 - BCGEU

Please be advised that the hours of operation at the Victoria Area Office for Thursday, June 6, 2019 will be from Noon – 5:00 pm. UWU/MoveUP

June 03, 2019

L1203 Min of Attorney General - Civil Resolution Tribunal steward nominations...

Nominations are now open for 1 steward position at your worksite and will close at 5:00pm on Monday, June 17, 2019.Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union.Please complete the shop steward nomination form and return it to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office via regular mail, fax and email or in person by 5:00pm on Monday, June 17, 2019: ...

June 03, 2019

Extension agreement ratification results for members at ESIT Advanced Solutio...

On behalf of your Union representatives from the Joint Labour Management Committee, we are pleased to inform you that at the close of balloting on May 29, 2019, the membership ratified the tentative Extension Agreement by a very strong margin – 89% voted in favour. In response to some of the questions and concerns that were raised during the ratification meetings, the parties will draft a suppo...