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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 02, 2021

BC Restart Phase 3 – union offices opening and changes at work - BCGEU

BCGEU offices re-opening on July 12With the shift to Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan, BCGEU offices will re-open, by appointment only, on July 12.Members can visit offices for meetings and to drop off or pick up materials.For the safety of BCGEU members and staff, masks are required in common spaces and visitors must register upon arrival. Additional occupational health and safety protocols will...

June 30, 2021

Canada Day: Reflect, listen, learn, commit to action - BCGEU

How can we make Canada Day meaningful? By taking time on July 1 to reflect and collectively mourn about recent events as we learn more about the horrors and abuse that took place in residential schools. We grieve alongside Indigenous Peoples and communities as we validate tragic events in our history. Of course, the most recent ones being the deeply disturbing news of 751 unmarked graves being ...

June 30, 2021

Report into working conditions at Royal B.C. Museum - BCGEU

The BCGEU has received the Royal British Columbia Museum's Report to British Columbians, which acknowledges acts of racism, discrimination, harassment, and the failure of the museum's leadership to provide an adequate and timely resolution of these matters. The report is troubling and difficult to read. It identifies problems around equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA), as wel...

June 29, 2021

Staying Safe While Working in the Heat - BCGEU

In the past weekend, BC has set a new record temperature high not seen in Canada since 1937. Since we are not acclimatized to this high heat, these increased temperatures present a physical risk factor that may not be taken into account in your day-to-day work. WorksafeBC has put out a comprehensive heat safe document here. This bulletin will take you through any additional factors that need to...

June 22, 2021

Local 1203 Executive Interim Election Results - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce the results of the interim election for the Local 1203 Executive Young Worker position. Our new Young Worker on the Local 1203 Executive is Jasmeen Boparai Congratulations to our new Executive member and thank you to both candidates for your commitment and service to our Local.What are Members' Rights to Appeal?In accordance to the Provincial Executive Policy Referenc...

June 21, 2021

BCGEU statement on National Indigenous Peoples Day - BCGEU

Today, on National Indigenous Peoples Day, the BCGEU encourages members to reflect on and celebrate the heritage and contributions of Indigenous Canadians. Thank you to all Indigenous members for your work over the years to build our union and serve your communities. In addition to celebrations, it is also a time to commit to action in decolonization. The Tk'emlúps First Nation's discovery of 2...

June 17, 2021

Passing of BCGEU member in component 20- - BCGEU

It is with deep sadness we have to inform you of the sudden passing of a member of the BCGEU family. Tristan Montjoy was a valued member of the Conservation Officer Service, part of the BCGEU component 20, and stationed in Fort St. John. Tristan has been a BCGEU member since 2015. In addition to his work in the COS, he also worked in the BC Wildfire Service and was passionate about protecting o...

June 14, 2021

All BCGEU Members Working at ESIT Advanced Solutions - Tentative agreement ra...

We are very happy to inform you that the tentative collective agreement has been ratified by 97.7%. Our next steps will be to proof and finalize the agreement. Once that is done, the agreement will be made available on the BCGEU website. We appreciate all of your support during the negotiation and ratification process. In solidarity   Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee: Bargaining Committee Member...