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

November 15, 2016

Elections for Local 1201 Executive – Member-at-Large

To:     All BCGEU Local 1201 Members Re:     Elections for Local 1201 Executive – Member-at-Large   The BCGEU is holding elections for one (1) Member-at-Large position on the Local 1201 Executive.  Candidate statements that were provided are attached:   Katia Gauvin Charlynne Gustafson Alexandar DeAquino Suzanne DeStaffany                          Ballots are available from your ste...

November 14, 2016

Union, B.C. private liquor stores push for pot to be sold in their stores

Recreational pot could be coming to a public or private liquor store near you. Read more...

November 11, 2016

Your sacrifice shall not be forgotten - Remembrance Day 2016

Today we honor and reflect on the sacrifice that those in our armed forces have made to protect our country and the freedoms we all enjoy.  We also must not forget the sacrifices made by men and women in our armed forces in protecting other countries.  Remembrance Day commemorates the anniversary of the end of World War I.  Since then Canada has been involved in many conflicts and peacekeepi...

November 10, 2016

A victory for students, teachers and public education in B.C.

On behalf of the 70,000 workers of the BCGEU, and as a parent myself, I want to congratulate the BC Teachers' Federation on their courage and determination in standing up for the children of this province. The BCTF was right to push back on the provincial government's attempts to decide by themselves what a classroom looks like. It's great news that the BCTF finally won the right to include cla...

November 09, 2016

The best system for non-medical marijuana sales already exists - Op-Ed The Pr...

By Stephanie Smith & Damian Kettlewell Love it or hate it, public retailing of non-medical marijuana is coming. With that in mind, the most socially responsible way to sell it in B.C. is through our existing public and private liquor stores. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals took office in October 2015, they did so with a host of mandates from Canadians. Former prime minister...

November 08, 2016

Honouring Aboriginal Veterans

On November 8 we, as Canadians, honor and celebrate the great contributions and sacrifices that Aboriginal peoples have made in defending Canada during times of war. Aboriginal veterans have participated in all major wars since the war of 1812 and enlist at a higher proportion than any other group in Canada.    For many, enlisting presented many challenges such as learning English, leaving the...

November 03, 2016

BCGEU celebrates Conservation Officer Day in B.C.

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union joins in acknowledging and celebrating Conservation Officer Day in British Columbia, November 4. In 2015, on the 110th Anniversary of the BC Conservation Officer Service, the B.C. government proclaimed November 4 as Conservation Officer Day, “in recognition of the important work done by B.C.’s Conservation Officer Service to protect the environm...

November 03, 2016

Local 1203 General Union Meeting

COMPONENT:  Administrative Services LOCAL:           1203 DATE:             November 22, 2016 TIME:              6:00pm – 8:00pm PLACE:            Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room                        130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC   GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING   AGENDA   Resolution Writing Workshop – Our BCGEU Triennial Convention is coming up June 14-17, 2017; it will ...

November 02, 2016

Local 304 & 804 & 1204 – General Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 TIME: 7:00 p.m. PLACE: George Heyman Union Organizing Centre             Fraser Valley Area Office             8555 – 198A Street,     Langley TWP   AGENDA With the 2017 triennial Convention fast approaching (June 14 – 17), it is time to start thinking about what changes and direction you would like to see your union take. Our education officer, James Cavall...