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

July 08, 2019

Executive By-Election Local 1203 - BCGEU

***REVISED***  Thank you to the members who put their names forward to fill the vacant Member-at-Large position on the Local 1203 Executive. As we currently have only one vacant position and three candidates, we will be having an election. Members will be able to vote for one of the following Candidates for the Member-at-Large Position:  Laurie Irvine Wayne Wong Thea Blakely  Electronic ballo...

July 05, 2019

Liquor Distribution Branch - Worksite Stewards - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce the results of the election process for two new shop stewards at your worksite. Jenny Zhang and Tina Melo will be joining your existing team of BCGEU shop stewards. Stewards are available to answer questions about your collective agreement, and to join you in meetings with management that could lead to discipline. Thank you Jenny and Tina for stepping up to assist you...

July 02, 2019

Voicing our concerns: BCGEU recommendations to the provincial Budget 2020 pro...

Each year, our union makes budget recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. This usually happens in the Fall and it's our chance to offer our input into next year's budget. This year, the process has been moved up several months. Late last week, we submitted our written report to the committee. It reflects the feedback of your senior elected leadership...

June 26, 2019

New Steward for Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology – Immigration Programs B...

We are pleased to announce the results of the election process for shop steward at your worksite. Jennifer Elkabbany is your new BCGEU shop steward, joining your existing steward, Wayne Wong. Stewards are available to answer questions about your collective agreement, and to join you in meetings with management that could lead to discipline. Thank you Jennifer and Wayne for stepping up to assist...

June 26, 2019

Worksite Steward for Ministry of Attorney General - BC Civil Resolution Tribu...

We are pleased to announce the results of the election process for shop steward at your worksite. Cynthia Unrau is your BCGEU shop steward. Stewards are available to answer questions about your collective agreement, and to join you in meetings with management that could lead to discipline.  Thank you Cynthia Unrau for stepping up to assist your co-workers. Please join us in wishing Cynthia well...

June 20, 2019

Revenue management jobs to move under government employment - BCGEU

Today the provincial government announced its decision to transition BCGEU members in revenue management and IM/IT services back into government employment once the contract between the Ministry of Finance and Advanced Solutions Inc. has expired. The current contract is scheduled to end on March 31, 2020. However in order to provide for a smooth transition, government has decided to negotiate a...

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...