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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

October 19, 2020

Steward Nominations - Ministry of Finance Consumer Taxation Programs Branch -...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Monday, November 2, 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 with management. Listening to co-workers ab...

October 16, 2020

BCGEU concerned about proposed redesign of the Municipal Pension Plan

You're receiving this as a BCGEU member of the Municipal Pension Plan.As you may be aware, the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) has announced potential changes to the plan and is currently seeking stakeholder feedback on a proposed redesign, by October 23. Despite being the fourth largest union in the MPP and representing thousands of pension-contributing members, the BCGEU is not one of the "Plan ...

October 09, 2020

Union elections postponed - BCGEU

We hope you are safe and well as we move into the cooler months. COVID-19 has brought adjustments to the way our union operates. For instance, provincial health regulations caused us to have to postpone our June 2020 triennial convention until June 2021. This is to let you know we're also postponing our steward elections until 2021. Local elections are postponed until early 2022.  In the meanti...

October 08, 2020

Health Link Services BC - 4170 Still Creek Dr - Nomination for one shop stewa...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, October 22, 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 with management. Listening to co-worke...

October 07, 2020

BCGEU members covered by PSA agreements - Payment of Temporary Pandemic Pay ...

Your union has confirmed updated information about the Temporary Pandemic Pay (TPP) program with your employer. In a shift from what was originally announced, the TPP will now be applied to all overtime hours worked by eligible employees in addition to regular hours worked. Since this change to program parameters requires additional calculations your employer will be disbursing TPP stipends in ...

October 02, 2020

Temporary employment opportunity at LifeLabs - BCGEU

To BCGEU members impacted by workplace closure or disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the union would like to let you know about a temporary employment opportunity to work with fellow BCGEU members at LifeLabs, a Canadian laboratory services provider.   LifeLabs is currently hiring temporary Packaging Clerk positions in Surrey, BC, to support the increase in COVID-19 testing across the pro...

September 29, 2020

Poll finds majority of British Columbians support phasing out for-profit long...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29, 2020 Poll finds majority of British Columbians support phasing out for-profit long-term care The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the deficiencies of for-profit seniors' care and this issue will be top of mind for voters deciding who to support in the provincial election(Burnaby, B.C.) - A new Research Co. poll has found that a significant majority of British Columb...

September 24, 2020

Ministry of the Attorney General – Court Services Located at 32203 South Fras...

Please be advised that Beth-Anne (Betsy) Simpson, with Local 1204, Ministry of the Attorney General located at 32203 South Fraser Way in Abbotsford, has been acclaimed to the position of steward. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Betsy. In solidarity DJ Pohl Local 1204 Chair Kevin HagglundStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here...

September 21, 2020

FLNRORD Classification Appeals Update - BCGEU

This is to confirm that the Joint Technical Working Committee has been continuing work on these appeals as a priority over other direct government classification appeals, and there have been no delays due to the Covid-19 situation. At this stage, it is impossible to give timelines. Please be assured that work is continuing, and we will give you updates as soon as we have something further and m...

September 17, 2020

Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – Immigration Prog...

Nominations closed for 1 (one) steward position on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. We are pleased to announce that Manilyn Corpuz is the new steward at the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – Immigration Programs Branch (BC PNP) and Immigration Policy and Integration Branch. Please join us in wishing Manilyn well in their new position. In Solidarity, Paula DribnenkiStaff...