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COMPONENT 12 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS
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.
As you know, the 19th main public service collective agreement was ratified last October, and many of you working in B.C.'s public service are still waiting to receive your retroactive payments. After repeatedly calling on the provincial government to process your retro pay, our union has initiated the grievance process to address this issue.While we were encouraged to see a statement released ...
We have heard from many of you that you have not yet received your retro pay. We hear your concerns, and we agree that this is unacceptable. Right from ratification of your collective agreement, we made it clear to your employer – the Public Service Agency (PSA) – that retro pay was a priority. Your bargaining committee has followed up with your employer and has pressed them on the urgency of ...
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
Local Chairperson 1 position
1st Vice Chairperson 1 position
The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached.
The deadline for nominations is: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 by 4:30p.m.
If there is an elect...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023
MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive:
-Local 1st Vice Chair
-Local 2nd Vice Chair
-Member-At-Large (7 Positions)
-Member-At-Large Young Worker (1 Position)
The deadline to send in nominations is: Midnight on Monday, February 6, 2023
The term is the remainder of the three years. Information...
Your Public Service Bargaining Committee continues to monitor the employer's implementation of the terms of the 19th main agreement, and we want to update you on several issues which members have brought to our attention this week. General wage increaseThe PSA has previously advised that BCGEU pay increases are targeted for the December 23rd payday.Processing of exceptions will be completed in ...
To: All BCGEU Local 1201 MembersRe: Local Executive Election ResultsWe are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the Local 1201 Executive Member at Large position:Leslie Sutherland, joins the following Local 1201 Executive Members:
Maria Middlemiss, Chairperson
Liam Smith, First Vice-Chairperson
Hayley Wright, Second Vice-Chairperson
Brent MacVicar, Treasurer
Andrea Clark, R...
Your Public Service Bargaining Committee continues to monitor the employer’s implementation of the terms of the 19th main agreement. It is vital that members understand that the employer is responsible for implementing the terms of the agreement.When the final version of the agreement is formatted and ready for production, you will receive the complete agreement. Please note that this process c...
BCGEU Headquarters is on the unceded and shared traditional territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skxwú7mesh (Squamish) & Səlí̓ lwətaʔ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.