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

April 20, 2016

Local 1201 Members – Grid Levels 7-14 - Clerk 9 and Clerk Steno 9 Positions

We encourage everyone, whether you are interested, or potentially interested in seeking a new position, to apply to the clerical pool because if you do not apply, you will be ineligible to apply on postings until the pool opens again (and we don't know when that will occur). From the BCPSA: "Good morning,   On September, 2015, the BC...

April 20, 2016

Area 04 Local Executives, Stewards and OHS representatives evening workshop o...

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee presents an evening workshop on the duty to accommodate, medical notes and return to work. This workshop will cover general information about the employer's duty to accommodate members who, because of a disability require accommodation in their job position or duties. Date: May 10, 2016 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Fraser Valley Area Office                 8...

April 19, 2016

Stephanie Smith and BCGEU vice presidents have positive meeting with Minister...

Yesterday, BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met with Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice. Also attending the meeting were BCGEU vice presidents Dean Purdy (Corrections and Sheriff Services – Component 1); Doug Kinna (Social, Information and Health – Component 6); and Lori Joaquin (Administrative Services – Component 12) along with Maria Middlemiss (BCGEU Component 12 first vice-chair,) and BCGEU ...

April 18, 2016

All BCGEU Members in Local 1202

Your union's executive for the North Island is coming to an office near you!!  Its Administrative Services Month and we not only want to celebrate you, but answer any questions you may have about the Union, the Collective Agreement and talk to you about union initiatives and upcoming training. One of the Local Executive will be coming to your office as close to your coffee breaks as possible, ...

April 14, 2016

Telus Sourcing Solutions Inc. tentative agreement ratified

I am pleased to advise that the tentative agreement has been ratified by the membership.  We are in the process of finalizing the collective agreement.  Copies will be sent to all members, and it will also be posted on the BCGEU website for easy access. Our sincerest thanks to the Bargaining Committee for all of their hard work and dedication. In solidarity Mike Eso Regional Coordinator c...

April 12, 2016

Singing our praises loudly and proudly - Administrative Services Recognition ...

We’re not invisible. We’re the people in the background and foreground, in the private and public sector. For the most part, we don’t wear uniforms. We’re not always easy to identify. Yet, administrative service professionals are the backbone of every organization. The BCGEU’s Administrative Services Component is roughly 10,000 members strong. We’re as diverse as the duties we perform. We work...

April 11, 2016

Administrative Services Staff keep the wheels running in Government

Your union's executive for the North Island is coming to an office near you!!  Its Administrative Services Month and we not only want to celebrate you, but answer any questions you may have about the Union, the Collective Agreement and talk to you about union initiatives and upcoming training. One of the Local Executive will be coming to your office as close to your coffee breaks as possible, ...

April 07, 2016

Local 1203 union meeting

DATE: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 pm PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room             130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC   AGENDA Guest Speaker: Andrea Duncan, Co-Chair of the BCGEU Provincial Executive International Solidarity Committee, will be speaking about the important work that the committee does supporting programs and organizations that promote worker sol...

April 07, 2016

BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety Networker Outreach

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Networker team had their initial meeting in January. The 21 BCGEU members appointed to the team are from all areas of the province. One of their first tasks is to contact BCGEU OHS committee representatives to let them know about upcoming training opportunities.  The Networkers are also busy calling OHS representatives in their areas to determine if the...

April 06, 2016

Local 1201 – Stewards meeting

DATE: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 TIME: 5:30 – 8:30 pm PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994) Douglas Street   AGENDA Follow up on previous meeting Open Shop Steward discussion ** Food and beverages will be provided ** In solidarity Cathy McCallum, BCGEU Staff Representative Maria Middlemiss, Local 1201 Chairperson Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

April 04, 2016

Member Update - April, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith is joined by Community Social Services Component VP Andrea Duncan and first vice chair Pamela Pye from worksite visits in Port Coquitlam.

April 04, 2016

OHS Reps in Area 02 - BC Federation of Labour "Emergency Preparedness" Course

The “Emergency Preparedness” course will be offered at the Nanaimo area office on Monday May 2, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course has been designed to provide participants with a fundamental understanding of the planning and preparations needed to assist workplaces to respond before, durin...

April 01, 2016

Stephanie Smith and BCGEU vice presidents meet with Minister Mike Morris

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith met yesterday with Mike Morris, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Also attending the meeting were BCGEU vice presidents Dean Purdy (Corrections and Sheriff Services-Component 1) Doug Kinna, (Social, Information and Health-Component 6) and Lori Joaquin (Administrative Services-Component 12) along with the Component 12 first vice chair Maria Middlemi...