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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.

NEWS & UPDATES

April 18, 2024

Major investors with $1.7 trillion AUM demand action from Canada’s largest co...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 18, 2024 Major investors with $1.7 trillion AUM demand action from Canada's largest companies on shareholder rights   (Burnaby, British Columbia) An international coalition of institutional investors and service providers, representing over $1.7 trillion CAD in assets under management and advisory, have signed on to an investor statement calling on Canada's largest co...

April 08, 2024

Petition to improve the safety and quality of BC’s highways - BC General Empl...

BCGEU,Will you sign this petition calling on the provincial government to make changes to B.C.'s highways maintenance program that will improve the quality and safety of our highways? For decades, highways workers maintained the roads as direct provincial government employees. Then in 1987, sweeping changes were made to restructure government and privatize many public services – this included a...

April 04, 2024

Day of Mourning is April 28 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Every year, on April 28, BCGEU members across the province come together to honour and remember co-workers and family members who were injured, made sick or killed because of something that happened at work. It is critical that we all remember those workers and reiterate our commitment to fight for the living to prevent further tragedies. Here are a few ways you can acknowledge Day of Mourning ...

April 03, 2024

Joint Statement: Canada must suspend arms trade with Israel (NUPGE) - BC Gene...

In the wake of recent civilian deaths, today the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) -- our national union -- joined with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) to call on the Canadian government to suspend the trade of arms and military equipment with Israel.  Click here to ...

April 02, 2024

2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Congratulations to the 2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners.   The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2024 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. 2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners Scholarship of $2000 for full-time students and $1000 for part-time students were awarded to members and their families across the province with a total of $90,000 awarded in the total. Winners will be mailed a let...

March 21, 2024

Year 3 General Wage Increase - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As you may be aware, April 1st 2024 marks the third and final year of the 19th Main Agreement – your collective agreement. A key feature of your collective agreement is wage protections based on the average change in B.C. Consumer Price Index (B.C. CPI) over the 12 months prior to the scheduled pay increases. As per the agreement, the general wage increase (GWI) for year three of the agreement ...