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 13, 2018

Government to Recognize PTSD & Mental Health Claims for First Responders: Cor...

The BCGEU welcomes the provincial government's announcement that first responders including Sheriffs and Correctional Officers will receive greater access to mental health support.  On Wednesday, BC Labour Minister Harry Bains announced amendments to the Workers Compensation Act. These amendments -- called a presumptive clause -- will be introduced this week and, if approved by the legislature,...

April 13, 2018

Government action for renters and tenants a welcome relief in middle of housi...

VANCOUVER – This week the government of British Columbia announced new initiatives to strengthen protections for renters. BCGEU welcomes these long overdue changes, and applauds the government for continuing to take initiative on the housing file. "Increasing protections for those facing eviction is an important step in making B.C. more affordable for renters," noted BCGEU president Stephanie S...

April 12, 2018

BCGEU and B.C. Government to begin bargaining new contract for members in the...

The BCGEU has accepted an offer from the B.C. Government to begin negotiations aimed at concluding a new collective agreement with members in the B.C. public service. The existing contract between the BCGEU and the B.C. Government expires on March 31, 2019. It covers roughly 27,000 employees in the public service around the province. "We're pleased to begin the bargaining process now," said BCG...

April 10, 2018

April 12th Jersey Day - BCGEU

Staff and the Senior Leadership at the BCGEU will be wearing their jerseys to show support and respect for the Humboldt Broncos on Thursday, April 12 2018. We hope you do too!   UWU/MoveUP

April 09, 2018

Update to the Local 1212 Executive - BCGEU

  Please see below for an update on your local executive. Thank you to Christine Crawford for allowing her name to stand!   Local Chairperson Christine Crawford 1st Vice Chair: Vacant 2nd Vice Chair: Vacant Treasurer: Vacant Recording Secretary: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large (Young Worker): Vacant   Downlo...

April 09, 2018

‘Honeymoon phase is over’ at Okanagan Correctional Centre - BCGEU

"The honeymoon phase is over." That's the sentiment of Dean Purdy, head of the B.C. Government Employees Union's corrections division, but it appears to apply beyond staff at the Okanagan Correctional Centre. Official complaints filed by inmates against the jail nearly doubles that of any other jail in the province.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 04, 2018

PSPP changes illustrator now available for download - BCGEU

  Following the announcement of changes to the Public Service Pension Plan on March 16, 2018, the BCGEU has urged the Pension Corporation to make an online pension calculator available, to allow members to compare their pensions under the old and new plans. We are happy to report that the Public Service Pension Plan now has a Plan Changes Illustrator file available for download, which allows me...

April 04, 2018

Local 1202 Executive and General Meeting - BCGEU

COMPONENT:    Administrative Services            LOCAL:    1202             DATE:    Thursday, May 17, 2018             TIME:     6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Executive Meeting                          7:00 – 8:00 p.m. – General Meeting         PLACE:     BCGEU Nanaimo Area Office                         106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo AGENDA • Component Report • Bargaining Update (if one is available) ...

April 04, 2018

BCGEU welcomes 75 new members in seniors’ care delivery - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between two seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, 2018 Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU already represents over 400 workers.  "Broadmead Care Society is a n...

April 04, 2018

Land Title & Survey Authority Tentative Agreement Information and Ratificati...

Information and ratification sessions will held at the following locations. You will receive a comprehensive ratification document outlining in detail all changes. The BCGEU Negotiator, Bargaining Committee Chairperson and the Bargaining Committee member from your office will be in attendance. We will walk through the tentative agreement changes and there will be ample time to have all your que...

March 29, 2018

BCGEU brings 15 recommendations to labour code review panel, calls for fairne...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) president Stephanie Smith meets today in Surrey with a special government panel reviewing B.C.'s labour laws to call for changes that reflect the needs and interests of B.C. workers. Representing over 75,000 workers from nearly every economic sector in B.C., the recommendations in the union's submission to the panel are based on three theme...

March 29, 2018

Tentative Agreement with Land Title & Survey Authority - BCGEU

We are pleased to advise a tentative agreement was reached at the Victoria BCGEU office in the late evening on March 26, 2018. Ratification meetings and information sessions are in the process of being scheduled. Please stay tuned for a subsequent bulletin with dates and times.To help ensure you receive a copy of bargaining updates, please ensure we have your correct email address. If we alread...

March 26, 2018

Local 1209 Executive & Steward Results - BCGEU

Further to the recent elections for both Stewards and your Local 1209 Executive, the results are as follows: Stewards Sandra Bojechko                                         Marvin Jones Karilynn Carr                                              Shauna Lee Kathleen Comstock                                     Teresa Mah Edith Falkenberg                                         Katherine Manner B...