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.


August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 16, 2016

Local 602 and 1202 Stewards - 1 Day Enhanced Steward Training

All stewards are asked to attend a one-day training to enhance their skill set as a steward. Subjects will include: 1.    Review of the grievance procedure and filling out the grievance form. 2.    The steward's role in investigative meetings, Step 1 and 2 meetings and disciplinary        meetings. 3.    Letters of Expectation – What are they?  What are they not?  What is grievable, what is   ...

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...

August 15, 2016

Local 1205 union meeting

DATE: TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 TIME: 5:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. PLACE: BCGEU, 158 ORIOLE ROAD, KAMLOOPS (VALLEYVIEW)             (evening entrance at Northwest corner of building AGENDA Light Snacks provided: Please RSVP to  Regular Order of Business Chair Report OH&S Appointments To attend by conference call, dial 1 866 562 0090 at the meeting start time....

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

August 03, 2016

Local 1204 stewards & local executive members enhanced stewards workshop

Enhanced Stewards Workshop Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Time: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm at the BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office 8555 – 198A Street, Langley As you know, the role of a Steward in the workplace is an extremely important one, and we want to make sure that our Stewards are equipped with all the information they need to continue to assist members every day. That is why we are excited to provid...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...

July 27, 2016

2nd Vice chair local executive election results

Please be advised that Pamela Willingshofer has been elected to the position of 2nd vice chair to represent members in Local 1204. Members may appeal the election results to their component vice president within 10 days of the date results are published. If the election under appeal is in the Component vice president's local, the appeal should be made to the president who may designate an inve...