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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 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...

July 20, 2020

Land Title and Survey Authority Bargaining Committee Election Results - BCGEU

The following members have been acclaimed to the Bargaining Committee. Congratulations! Your Bargaining Committee is: Lindsay MacKinlay, Bargaining Committee ChairpersonColleen Baird, Bargaining Committee MemberDanielle Buchanan, Bargaining Committee Member Harjot Binks, Alternate Bargaining Committee Member We now have a full bargaining committee in place and will begin developing bargaining p...

July 20, 2020

New shop stewards at Ministry of Attorney General – British Columbia Review B...

Nominations for stewards closed on Thursday, July 16, 2020.   We are pleased to announce that Jasmeen Boparai as the new steward at the Ministry of Attorney General – British Columbia Review Board Office.   Please join us in wishing Jasmeen well in their new position.   In Solidarity,   Paula Dribnenki Staff Representative Download FYI-Min. of Attorney General New Steward July 2020.pdf UWU...

July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...

July 13, 2020

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2021 - BCGEU

For many years, our union has been participating in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services consultation process to inform the government's budget priorities. By making a written submission and an oral presentation, as well as encouraging members to participate via the committee's online survey, we make sure that our members' priorities are part of the government's budg...

July 03, 2020

1203 Shop Stewards - Your BCGEU Staff Representative - BCGEU

Hello 1203 Stewards, I hope you are staying safe, and healthy, during this challenging time we find ourselves in. I'm your BCGEU staff representative, and wanted to let you know who you can contact while I am on vacation for the next two weeks (I'll be back July 20th). Rhonda Karaboitis will be backfilling my caseload while I am away, and is very happy to help you with any questions you might h...

July 03, 2020

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here - BCGEU

Did you miss the MSDPR town hall with Minister Simpson? Listen here On June 30, 2020, the BCGEU hosted a telephone town hall with Shane Simpson, B.C.'s Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR). Throughout the town hall, Minister Simpson fielded a variety of questions from members in Component 6 and Component 12 who work in MSDPR as they spoke about their pandemic experiences...

July 02, 2020

Members at Ministry of Attorney General – British Columbia Review Board – 12...

Nominations now open for One Shop Steward Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, July 9, 2020. 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 ...