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

May 01, 2017

Local 601 & 1201 Stewards Meeting - BCGEU

TO:         All Local 1201 & 601 Stewards  DATE:     Tuesday, May 16, 2017 TIME:      5:30 pm PLACE:    BCGEU Victoria Area Office - Auditorium   AGENDA Please join us for a meeting so stewards can discuss workplace issues. ** Food will be provided ** All members attending must RSVP.  Please click here to do so and let us know of any dietary requirements for ordering food.  In soli...

April 27, 2017

Les Leyne: B.C. leaders lie low on legal highs ahead - BCGEU

Campaigning provincial politicians have dozens of changes in mind for B.C., but they are scarcely talking about the major adjustment that’s coming, regardless of who wins the election. For all the competing visions being outlined by provincial leaders, the federal government’s move to legalize marijuana is going to be the single biggest revamp on the social and political scene. It was introduce...

April 26, 2017

BCGEU Equity and Human Rights Conference 2017 - BCGEU

The BCGEU 50th Triennial Convention is taking place June 14 -17, 2017.   As part of convention, the Equity and Human Rights Conference is taking place on June 18 and 19, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver Hotel, for members who identify with one or more of four equity groups: workers of colour, workers with disabilities, aboriginal workers and LGBTQI2S workers. Registered members will be p...

April 25, 2017

Dozens of Aboriginal child welfare workers rally for improved funding for Abo...

BURNABY - About 60 Aboriginal child welfare staff and community members braved the cold and wind on Saturday, April 22 to demand more funding for Aboriginal child and family services. Reporters from both CBC and APTN filmed the colourful event. Workers and community members of all ages marched along Croydon Drive and stopped outside Minister Stephanie Cadieux’s campaign office to demand improv...

April 24, 2017

Administrative services member appreciation campaign launches during annual a...

There’s no better week than this to launch our UNSUNG SUPERSTARS campaign for BCGEU members in our administrative services component, AKA component 12. We’re more than 10,000 strong and represent a large sector of the union’s membership. This year, we’re doing more than JUST recognizing and acknowledging the important role administrative services workers play. Over the next several months, we’...

April 18, 2017

MSDSI Workplace Survey Findings - BCGEU

In November 2016, BCGEU’s Component 6 and 12 executives and Research and Interactive Services department conducted an extensive survey of members who work in the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI). Using the guidance and input of component and local executive members who work in income and disability assistance, this survey was designed to gather information on worklo...

April 13, 2017

Training Day -Labour Code OHS Committee Reps - BCGEU

Did you know you are entitled to annual education leave totaling at least 8 hours? Did you also know your employer is required to support this training without loss of pay or other benefits? The employer must cover the costs of the training and any other reasonable costs to attend the course.  If you are unable to take the training yourself, you have the right to assign your 8 hour annual allot...

April 13, 2017

Quesnel Council Talks Marijuana - BCGEU

Quesnel City Council has begun the process of preparing for the legalization of marijuana.   Read More...

April 13, 2017

Public Sector Benefits Update #2 - BCGEU

The BCGEU continues to monitor the impacts of the decision of the Government to change the benefit carrier for all public service employees to ensure your benefits are protected. As of April 1, Great West Life – GWL is now the benefit carrier for the BC Public Service.   Here are three issues we have addressed this week and we will update further as needed.   1.     Deductible   Members had rep...

April 13, 2017

Local 1202 Administrative Services Workers Day - BCGEU

April 26th is Administrative Workers Day across the province in the BC Public Service. Your union representatives will be stopping in to see you that week to bring a thank you and to answer any questions you may have. When the union representatives arrive, an email will be sent around stating they are in the office and to come to a room to say hello, get some small tokens of appreciation and an...

April 12, 2017

Big unions are big donors to NDP, but amenable to banning their contributions...

(February 2017 Article) Similar to big corporate donors to the B.C. Liberals, big unions are major contributors to the B.C. NDP.   Read More...

April 12, 2017

President Smith supports Sussanne Skidmore for Canadian Labour Congress VP - ...

www.sussanneskidmore.ca I am pleased and proud to support Sussanne Skidmore's candidacy for the position of Vice-President, Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Sussanne is an established union leader, who began her social justice and labour activism more than a decade ago as a young worker. This makes her uniquely positioned to help evolve and grow the labour movement during increasingly complex...