To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
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.
The BCGEU continues to call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict on Wet’suwet’en territory.
As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the BCGEU is deeply troubled by the current and ongoing events on Wet’suwe...
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
Member-at-Large 1 position
The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.
The deadline for nominations is: Monday, February 10, 2020 by 4:00pm
Local officers are expected to attend all me...
This week B.C.'s independent Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) published the first ever provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia, A Billion Reasons to Care.Overall, the OSA confirms what our union has been saying for years: the contracted long-term care sector lacks accountability and transparency in funding and monitoring and fails to...
Due to inclement weather, the Kelowna Area Office has closed for the remainder of Tuesday, February 4. The office plans to reopen, February 5, at 8:30am. If you are a BCGEU member in the Okanagan (Area 07) and need emergency support at your worksite, please contact your union steward. Facilities related emergencies at the site can be directed to Ryan Schmid at 778-870-7877. UWU/MoveUP
Nominations closed for 2 steward positions on Thursday, January 16, 2020.
We are pleased to announce that Ikjot Rai and Francois Levesque are the new stewards at the Liquor Distribution Branch - Head Office and will join your existing steward team.Please join us in wishing them well in their new positions.In Solidarity,Paula DribnenkiStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here.
Due to inclement weather, the Terrace Area office will be closed on Monday, January 20.
The office plans to reopen Tuesday, January 21, at 8:30am.
If you are a BCGEU member in area 12 and need emergency support at your worksite, please contact your union steward.
Facilities related emergencies in Terrace can be directed to Ryan Schmid at 778-870-7877.
The BC Labour Heritage Centre is pleased to inform BCGEU members that a new Prince Rupert Labour History Walking Tour has recently been added to our BC Labour History Walking Tours mobile app. This tour explores over a century of union organizing, struggles and victories for fishermen, shoreworkers, longshore, the IWW, the Battle of Kelly's Cut, civic politics and colourful labour characters o...