BCGEU - B.C.'s Union since 1919 B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919


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.


January 03, 2017

New BCGEU Pension Plan - BC Target Benefit Pension Plan

Download PDF of BC Target Benefit Pension Plan Booklet 2017 November Newsletter

December 22, 2016

Your Local 1201 Executive

I am pleased to announce the results of the election for the Recorder and Member-at-Large positions on the Local 1201 Executive:     Rhonda Campbell                 Recorder (Acclaimed)     Charlynne Gustafson            Member-at-Large Please join us in welcoming Rhonda and Charlynne to the Executive! Here in summary is your Local 1201 Executive:     Maria Middlemiss        Chairperson    ...

December 16, 2016

Government’s announcement to ban asbestos: Groups express support but asbesto...

Immediate Release                                                                        December 15, 2016 Toronto – The federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos has been highly anticipated over the past few days. Groups expressed its support to the announcement but notes their expectation for additional federal work needed to fully achieve protection from asbestos for all Canadians. ...

December 12, 2016

BCGEU sends solidarity message to jailed Iranian trade unionists

As part of our ongoing support of the Free Them Now campaign to support jailed Iranian trade union members, the BCGEU Provincial Executive recorded a message of solidarity that was sent directly to jailed activists. The campaign received messages of solidarity from many unions around the world, and they have been compiled into a video. Watch the full video below. 

December 09, 2016

International Human Rights Day: Human rights are everyone’s rights, everywhere

Today we recognize International Human Rights Day.  Every December 10th since 1948, people have stood in solidarity against human rights violations in all forms. In Canada we are fortunate to be living in a country where we have a legislated Human Rights Code and a Charter of Rights and Freedoms which is built into our constitution.  Much of the world sees us as a country that defends human r...

December 09, 2016

Local 1211 Nomination Results & Open of Vacant Positions

Sisters and Brothers The nomination process for your vacant positions closed on November 30, 2016. We want to take this opportunity to advise and congratulate Breanna Pollard who was acclaimed to the position. Nominations are also being opened for the four (4) vacant Member-At-Large positions. Please note two of these positions are specific to the outlying areas (ie: Fort St James, Mackenzie,...

December 06, 2016

December 6: Never forget

It’s hard to believe, but 27 years have passed since 14 young women were slain at the École Polytechnique, an event also known as the Montreal Massacre. It remains one of the darkest days in our nation’s history. In 1991, the Parliament of Canada established December 6, the anniversary of the devastating event, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Eac...

December 03, 2016

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Today we are proud to recognize the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities.    This day was created to bring awareness and understanding and to take action to further the rights of persons with disabilities both legally and in society.  Even though we have a come a long way in Canada there remains much more to do to achieve the equity in our society.  The United Nat...

December 02, 2016

Union working with WorkSafe BC to resolve hazardous health issues at Glanford...

Union working with WorkSafe BC to resolve hazardous health issues at Glanford worksite   The BCGEU has been informed of a hazardous work situation at the Technology, Innovation and  Citizen’s Services electronic recycling warehouse operation at 3243 Glanford in Victoria. Union staff representatives have been working with members and WorkSafe BC to ensure that the worksite is cleaned up and th...