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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.
I am pleased to announce the results of the election for the Recorder and Member-at-Large positions on the Local 1201 Executive:
Rhonda Campbell Recorder (Acclaimed)
Charlynne Gustafson Member-at-Large
Please join us in welcoming Rhonda and Charlynne to the Executive!
Here in summary is your Local 1201 Executive:
Maria Middlemiss Chairperson
Immediate Release December 15, 2016
Toronto – The federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos has been highly anticipated over the past few days. Groups expressed its support to the announcement but notes their expectation for additional federal work needed to fully achieve protection from asbestos for all Canadians.
As part of our ongoing support of the Free Them Now campaign to support jailed Iranian trade union members, the BCGEU Provincial Executive recorded a message of solidarity that was sent directly to jailed activists. The campaign received messages of solidarity from many unions around the world, and they have been compiled into a video. Watch the full video below.
Today we recognize International Human Rights Day. Every December 10th since 1948, people have stood in solidarity against human rights violations in all forms.
In Canada we are fortunate to be living in a country where we have a legislated Human Rights Code and a Charter of Rights and Freedoms which is built into our constitution.
Much of the world sees us as a country that defends human r...
Sisters and Brothers
The nomination process for your vacant positions closed on November 30, 2016. We want to take this opportunity to advise and congratulate Breanna Pollard who was acclaimed to the position.
Nominations are also being opened for the four (4) vacant Member-At-Large positions. Please note two of these positions are specific to the outlying areas (ie: Fort St James, Mackenzie,...
It’s hard to believe, but 27 years have passed since 14 young women were slain at the École Polytechnique, an event also known as the Montreal Massacre. It remains one of the darkest days in our nation’s history.
In 1991, the Parliament of Canada established December 6, the anniversary of the devastating event, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada. Eac...
Today we are proud to recognize the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
This day was created to bring awareness and understanding and to take action to further the rights of persons with disabilities both legally and in society.
Even though we have a come a long way in Canada there remains much more to do to achieve the equity in our society.
The United Nat...
Union working with WorkSafe BC to resolve hazardous health issues at Glanford worksite
The BCGEU has been informed of a hazardous work situation at the Technology, Innovation and Citizen’s Services electronic recycling warehouse operation at 3243 Glanford in Victoria. Union staff representatives have been working with members and WorkSafe BC to ensure that the worksite is cleaned up and th...
BURNABY – The BCGEU welcomes the B.C. Government’s announcement of new BC Parks funding and conservation initiatives as part of their BC Parks’ Future Strategy and actively urges the government to reinstate traditional funding to 2001 levels. At the same time, the union notes a lack of real details in key areas that affect the delivery of park services in the province.
The B.C. Government anno...
MCFD retention incentive announcement first step in addressing Plecas report recommendations
The BCGEU has been working with the B.C. Government on a process to implement the recommendations of the Plecas report on the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
To address these issues MCFD, the BCGEU and the PSA have held productive discussions and we are pleased to announce the implemen...
To: All 1204 BCGEU Members at Ministry of Health
Healthlink Navigation Services
9440 202 Street, Langley
Re: Steward Nomination (2 positions)
Nominations are now open for 2 positions for a steward at your worksite, and will close January 4, 2017.
The steward is the face of the union at your worksite.
Some of the roles of the steward are:
To enforce the ...