B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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 03, 2019

Local 1203 members at Ministry of Housing - Residential Tenancy Branch at 400...

Call for Nominations for 1 Shop Steward Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, October 17, 2019. 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 meeting...

October 03, 2019

Ferry workers support Kootenay Lake community rally to save inland ferry serv...

October 3, 2019 BCGEU members working on the Kootenay Lake ferry will support a community rally to raise awareness for the unsustainability of the inland ferry service. The "Unity Sailing & Rally" will take place on Friday, October 4 at 3 p.m. at the Kootenay Bay ferry landing. The organizers' goal, according to a media release posted on Facebook, is to "take a stand for a safe, reliable, s...

October 01, 2019

Component 1 members grieve the loss of longtime friend, fellow officer and un...

It is with deep sadness that I inform you of the sudden loss of one of our members and good friends, CJ Conroy, to cancer this week. CJ was a long-time workplace union activist. He served the membership at the Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre (VIRCC) as a shop steward for 20 years and as the first vice-chairperson of Local 101 for 15 years. CJ was dedicated to supporting, represen...

September 26, 2019

L1204 Public Safety and Solicitor General- Steward Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised that Jessica Kanda has been acclaimed into the position of Steward. We would like to thank everyone who participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Jessica. In solidarity D.J. PohlFirst Vice-Chairperson Kevin HagglundStaff Representative Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

September 24, 2019

Update on Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Colum...

This morning, the Cullen Commission announced its ruling on applications for Participant Standing. I'm very pleased to let you know that, out of 20 applicants, your union is one of 16 granted standing. This means that our members can continue to support the critical work of the Commission as it fulfills its mandate to look at the full scope of money laundering in B.C. While the BCGEU has suppor...

September 19, 2019

Ministry of Forests, Lands & Natural Resource Operations (FLNRO) Appeals Upda...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) and the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) continue to work as a Joint Technical Working Committee (JTWC) on the FLNRO appeals.  As many of you know by now, these appeals are taking longer to complete than originally expected. This is due to our extensive information gathering process and deliberations before making final and binding decisions....

September 19, 2019

President’s message – Global Climate Strike - BCGEU

Like many of you I'm inspired by the passion and perseverance of Greta Thunberg and student activists across the world who have worked so hard and so fast to put the climate crisis at the forefront of the public agenda and hold politicians accountable for their lack of action to prevent or mitigate it.  I want you to know your union recognizes the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for ...