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

March 09, 2016

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

NAOSH week is recognized annually throughout North America to promote the prevention of injury and illness at the workplace. Organizations are encouraged to participate by planning activities during this week. The theme this year is to “make health and safety a habit”. For more information go to Worksafe BC’s website at http://www.worksafebc.com/news_room/campaigns/naosh_week/ This link will g...

March 07, 2016

Celebrate International Women's Day - March 8

In Canada and around the world, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day.  International Women's Day and trade unionism are historically linked. The day was initiated to commemorate the 1908 strike of women garment workers in New York, and has evolved into a world-wide movement to celebrate advances and demand improved rights for women and girls. As part of this fight for social j...

February 25, 2016

BC Budget 2016: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The B.C. Liberal Government has delivered yet another of its “balanced” budgets, dressed in sleight-of-hand fiscal manoeuvering, ambiguous language, and cavalier comparisons to other provinces and jurisdictions. Sadly, and once again, the fiscal planning of our elected government puts in second place the essential public goods and services British Columbians require to lead prosperous, inclusi...

February 22, 2016

Local 1209 executive election update

Please be advised that Sandy Terlecki was the successful candidate as Local 1209 Chair in the recent election. Thank you to Kathy Manner for putting her name forward. Kendall McPherson has been acclaimed as Treasurer. I am sure that you will all join with me in wishing them both well in their new positions. Your Local Executive Officers are: Sandy Terlecki                  Chairperson Kathe...

February 18, 2016

Amendment to clause 27.26 Qualified Registered Professional Fees

The Master Agreement between the BC Public Service Agency (BCPSA) and BCGEU has historically recognized three different professional accounting bodies: Certified General Accountants, Certified Management Accountants and Chartered Accountants.  The language in the Seventeenth Master Agreement reflected a shared understanding that respective accounting bodies were in merger talks to become “Cert...