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

January 16, 2018

Local 1209 Public Service Bargaining Proposal Forms - BCGEU

Please find attached bargaining proposal forms relating to the upcoming Public Service bargaining. Please use these forms if you wish to submit proposal(s) for changes to either the Public Service collective agreement or the Administrative Services Component 12 collective agreement.  Please return the proposal forms to the West Kootenay Area Office, via email to Sarah Maglio at area09@bcgeu.ca ...

January 16, 2018

BCGEU and government reach agreement on parental leave - BCGEU

The BCGEU has reached agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding with the B.C. government on changes to public service maternity, parental and pre-adoption leave (Article 21), to align with federal government changes to EI regulations as noted below: Pregnant workers now have the ability to claim the existing 15 weeks of EI maternity benefits as early as 12 weeks before the expected week of c...

January 15, 2018

BCGEU Defends Members after columnist criticizes social workers - BCGEU

It's become the norm, after 16 years of sustained social service cuts, for columnists and pundits to take knee-jerk reactions and blame government workers when a high-profile tragedy occurs. You may have heard about or read a recent column by the Vancouver Sun's Ian Mulgrew, blaming the courts and social workers for the tragic death of two young girls in Oak Bay. Your union responded on behalf ...

January 15, 2018

On January 20, we will march again! - BCGEU

Last January, millions of people worldwide came together to march for human rights. In Vancouver alone, there were over 15,000 people who marched Downtown. While we made gains in 2017, we also recognize there is still much work to be done. With the growing momentum of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to amplify the voices of not just women and girls, but of all marginalized g...

January 12, 2018

Members at BPCPA Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Members at BPCPA Re: Bargaining Committee Further to the call for nominations, we are pleased to inform you that Joan Harmsworth has been elected as your Bargaining Committee Chair, and Bill Samra and Robert Penkala have been elected as your bargaining committee members. We will soon set to work on developing bargaining proposals, based on the feedback you have provided us to d...

January 11, 2018

Local 1205 Nomination For Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 8 Members-at-Large: one member-at-large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from ...

January 11, 2018

Bargaining Update for Land Title & Survey Authority - BCGEU

Bargaining with your Employer continued on January 9 & 10, 2018 at the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby. Although progress has been slow, it is not unexpected and we are hopeful progress will accelerate at our next scheduled dates in February. Should you have any questions, please speak with one of your union bargaining committee members directly. Our next dates are February 13 & 14, 201...

January 10, 2018

BCGEU Remembers Mona Moreno - BCGEU

It is with great sadness that we inform our members that Mona Moreno, the founder of the Cedar Root Gallery, passed away on January 1, 2018.  Mona was a strong Indigenous woman from the Haida Nation. She was a retired, proud member of Public Service Alliance of Canada and a supporter of the labour movement for many years. Mona proudly raised her children with the values of the trade union movem...

January 10, 2018

Reductions in Medical Services Plan premiums to benefit BCGEU members - BCGEU

Finance Minister Carole James recently announced that Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums will be cut by 50 per cent on Jan. 1, 2018. In addition to the 50 per cent rate cut, the income threshold for full exemption from MSP premiums under the premium assistance program will also be raised by $2,000, as of Jan. 1, 2018 as a further step in eliminating MSP premiums entirely within four years. Cu...

January 10, 2018

Local 1206 Public Sector Bargaining Proposal Forms - BCGEU

Please find a form attached for submitting proposals relating to upcoming Public Service collective agreement bargaining. Please use this form if you wish to submit proposal(s) for changes to either the Public Service collective agreement or the Administrative Services Component Collective Agreement.  Please return the proposal form by  February 19, 2018 to:  Cariboo Area Office of the BCGEU...

January 09, 2018

Local 1207 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for following positions on the Local Executive: Chairperson 1st Vice-Chairperson 2nd Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (3 positions) (one Member-at-Large position may be a Young Worker Representative) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline ...