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

August 29, 2018

Assaults at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital highlight failure to provide a safe...

BURNABY – Recent serious assaults on staff by patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) in Coquitlam highlight a disturbing trend that endangers the lives of workers at the facility, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union said today. "There have been 21 injuries to staff since May of this year, by patients who are at the hospital for committing serious crimes," said BCGEU tr...

August 27, 2018

BCGEU community social services members ratify collective agreement - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) announced today that its members in the Community Social Services (CSS) sector voted by 85.7 per cent in favour to ratify a new collective agreement. The three-year contract provides significant compensation increases for workers while meeting the government mandate of improving the services British Columbians count on. CSS consists of thre...

August 23, 2018

Nominations for Local 1204 Executives - BCGEU

Nominations are open for the following positions on the local executive: Treasurer Member at Large Young Worker  The term is two years and eight months. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available online. The deadline for nominations is September 21, 2018 by 5:00 pm. The BCGEU Nomination forms (attached) must be used and should be submitted to the Area Offic...

August 20, 2018

Casino workers urge BCLC to investigate Gateway’s operations during strike -...

(Kamloops) Members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) on strike at Gateway Casinos' four Thompson-Okanagan casinos are gathering at BC Lottery Corporation's (BCLC) head office in Kamloops on Monday, August 20 at 12pm to call upon the regulatory body to investigate whether or not the casinos are operating safely during the strike. "We've got questions about how Gateway Cas...

August 20, 2018

Call for Nominations for Stewards for Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor...

We are calling for nominations for shop stewards at the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General – Victim Services/Crime Prevention worksite located at 815 Hornby Street, Vancouver. Deadline for the return of nominations is August 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following options: In person at the Lower Mainland Area Office (130-2920 Virtual Way, Van...

August 20, 2018

Members at Municipal Affairs and Housing (UEL) - Steward Nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for three (3) steward positions at Municipal Affairs and Housing - UBC Endowment Lands. The 3 positions available are as follows: • One (1) steward from Local 1203• Two (2) stewards from Local 2003 Deadline for the return of nominations is September 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following methods: In person at the Lower Mainland Ar...

August 20, 2018

Call for Nominations for Stewards for Members at Product Services - 2370 Unit...

Nominations are now open for four (4) steward positions at Product Services located at 2370 United Blvd, Coquitlam. The number of stewards from each component have changed as below.  The 4 positions available are now as follows: Three (3) stewards from Local 1203 One (1) steward from Local 2003 Deadline for the return of nominations is September 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm.Nominations forms may be...

August 13, 2018

Three-year agreement for thousands of B.C. government workers - BCGEU

VICTORIA - Thousands of British Columbia public service workers have ratified a three-year contract agreement giving them an annual 2 per cent wage increase. The agreement covers workers who provide social, environmental and pubic safety services, as well as Liquor Distribution Branch employees and some of those who work at the BC Pension Corp.   Read more... UWU/MoveUP

August 10, 2018

BCGEU public service members ratify collective agreement - BCGEU

BURNABY – The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union announced today that its members in the B.C. public service sector have voted to ratify the tentative agreement reached with the B.C. government in June. The final vote was 62.7 per cent in favour. "After 16 years of staff cuts and wage restraint, there was a lot of pent-up demand for positive change from our membership," said BCGEU pre...

August 10, 2018

The Provincial - Summer 2018 - BCGEU

The digital version of the Summer 2018 issue of The Provincial is available to download online. In this issue: MMIWG Inquiry Professional reliance Labour review Bargaining update Affordable BC campaign Events and more…   Download the Summer 2018 issue  Download the consolidated financial statements of B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union Dec 31 2017 hereUWU/MoveUP

August 03, 2018

President's message on 40 years of Vancouver Pride - BCGEU

Forty years ago, Vancouver Pride started with a handful of people struggling against homophobia and transphobia coming together in solidarity. In the beginning, it was a small group of activists that wanted to be proud of who they were and who they love, and has now grown into a vibrant celebration enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people.  Today, there are Pride parades in communities large ...

August 03, 2018

Local 1201 Treasurer Election Results - BCGEU

Date: August 3, 2018 To: All Local 1201 BCGEU Members Re: Results from Local 1201 Treasurer Election   We are please to announce the Treasurer position has been filled on your Local 1201 Executive.    Your full Executive is listed below:   Chairperson                      Maria Middlemiss 1st Vice Chairperson        Russell Katzer 2nd Vice Chairperson       Sheila Knight Treasurer           ...

August 03, 2018

An Open Letter from Gateway Casino Workers in the Thompson-Okanagan – OUR COM...

Friday, August 3, 2018  An Open Letter from Gateway Casino Workers in the Thompson-Okanagan – OUR COMMUNITIES DESERVE BETTER!  Dear Community Members,For over five weeks, almost 700 community members in the Thompson-Okanagan have been on strike. We are Gateway Casino workers fighting for respect and the ability to live in the communities we serve. We are parents, students, long-time employees –...

August 02, 2018

BCGEU offers policy ideas for local governments to address affordable housing...

BURNABY – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has released a list of policy proposals titled "What Can Local Governments Do?", directed at municipalities who want to take bold action on issues of housing affordability. As property prices across B.C. continue to escalate, access to affordable housing has become a central concern for BCGEU members. By focusing on measures that ...

August 01, 2018

Union sees no value in highrise, urges city to reject proposal - BCGEU

Unionized provincial government workers have registered their opposition to a 25-storey highrise in central Kelowna. The Brooklyn project should be rejected by city council, the BCGEU says, because it will do nothing to promote affordable housing in Kelowna.   Read more... UWU/MoveUP