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

March 08, 2018

Your 1210 Local Election Results - BCGEU

Ballots were due back at the Peace River Area Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 7, 2018 for the Local 1210 Chairperson. The balloting committee counted the votes and the following is now your local 1210 Executive:  Tammy Fisher, Chairperson - Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural DevelopmentsDiana Hart, 1st Vice Chairperson – Forest, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and ...

March 07, 2018

International Women’s Day: Time to #PressforProgress - BCGEU

International Women's Day (IWD) is recognized internationally on March 8th each year to celebrate the global achievements of women and the extraordinary role women have played in their communities and across the world. Despite these successes, we are faced with continued inequality and there is still much to be done. Let's continue to move forward – not backward - on women's rights and equality...

March 07, 2018

Local 1203 Executive Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised of the Local 1203 Executive election results: • Chairperson      Matthew Damario • 1st Vice Chairperson      Jason Singh • 2nd Vice Chairperson      Vacant • Treasurer      Drina Read • Recording Secretary     Connie-Anne Harvey • Member-at-Large      Amanda Chung     Nancy Hancharyk     Sandra Havard     Kathleen MacKillop     Simon Morgan     Lena Ngai     Yasmine Parker  • ...

March 02, 2018

Budget 2018/19 brings responsible investment in our province and people - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has released its analysis of the BC NDP's first full provincial budget and financial plan – a budget with a noticeable change of tone from the previous government. After 16 years of austerity and retrenchment under the BC Liberals, the new government has laid important pathways for the introduction of expansive new strategies and programs t...

March 02, 2018

BCGEU Submission on Electoral Reform Referendum - BCGEU

When the B.C. Government announced plans to hold a province-wide referendum on the question of electoral reform, they invited input from citizens and organizations to help shape the way we vote. The response from British Columbians was immense, with over eighty-eight thousand submissions made to the Attorney General. This represents the largest public participation in a consultation in the hist...

March 01, 2018

March is Community Social Service Awareness Month - BCGEU

There isn't a family in B.C. that hasn't received support, or knows someone who's received support, from a Community Social Service (CSS) worker. Every day, they make sure some of our most vulnerable citizens are safe and cared for, and this is why the BC Government Services and Employees' Union (BCGEU) asked the Province of British Columbia once again to proclaim March as Community Social Serv...

February 28, 2018

BCGEU supports Pink Shirt Day 2018 campaign - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) joined hundreds this morning in downtown Vancouver at the CKNW Kids' Fund 2018 Pink Shirt Day rally. This annual campaign to end bullying spreads awareness and raises funds to support programs that foster children's healthy self-esteem with this year's focus on cyberbullying. "Bullying continues to be a problem whether in our schools, at wo...

February 23, 2018

BCGEU to host public meeting on housing affordability crisis - BCGEU

VANCOUVER – A five-person panel will discuss Greater Vancouver's housing crisis and hear stories and ideas for solutions from the public.  The panel includes:  Adriane Carr – Vancouver City Council MemberTesicca Truong – Generation SqueezeHarpinder Sandhu – Co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.; CUPE 1767 memberKari Michaels – BCGEU Executive Vice PresidentPaul Finch – BCGEU Treas...

February 21, 2018

Government must take bolder action on speculation tax - BCGEU

February 21, 2018BURNABY – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is pleased to see the B.C. NDP government's newly released 30-point housing plan which proposes significant steps towards addressing the province's housing affordability crisis. This plan includes measures, many of which the BCGEU has been calling for, like introducing a progressive property transfer tax surcharge...

February 20, 2018

BC Budget provides path to affordability and quality public services - BCGEU

Fixing 16 years of neglect in public services, childcare and housing will take time, but BC Budget 2018 signals a bold path forward on these important public issues, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union. "We have consistently called upon government for greater investment to restore quality public services," said BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "Today's budget begins that renew...

February 20, 2018

Bargaining Update for Land Title & Survey Authority members - BCGEU

Bargaining resumed with your Employer on Feb 13th and 14th. Progress is continuing with both the Employer and Union's monetary proposals now tabled. The Employer needs some time to review and cost our monetary proposals. We anticipate focused discussions at our next bargaining dates of March 21st and March 26th. Should you have any questions please speak with a Union Bargaining committee member...

February 19, 2018

Vancity workers at Downtown Vancouver branch join BCGEU - BCGEU

Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Downtown Vancouver Branch (#10) have voted by majority to join the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).  The 26 financial services workers at this branch join over 700 of their Vancity colleagues who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement. "We are thrilled to welcome wor...

February 19, 2018

Caring Professionals should be exempt from mobility pricing - BCGEU

The Mobility Pricing Independent Commission recently published its initial report exploring decongestion charging as part of a 10-year plan for transportation development in the Metro Vancouver region. They have proposed two main policy approaches for consideration: tolling congestion points and charging drivers for each kilometre they drive. Congestion point pricing charges drivers when they p...

February 15, 2018

2018 BCGEU Scholarship Program - BCGEU

Delegates to our 2017 Constitutional Convention voted to increase our annual scholarship program to $60,000. Awards for full-time students are $2,000 and, for part-time students, $1,000. Our scholarship program is funded by the dues of our 73,000 members. Applicants must be: A BCGEU member, or related to a current retired, or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A student or prospective post-se...

February 14, 2018

Elections for Local 1210 Chair - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following position of the Local 1210 Executive:  Local 1210 Chair:FISHER, TammyGARROW, FrederickBallots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the Area Office, (10147 100th Avenue, Fort St. John).Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them.Ballots are due back to the BCGEU Peace Rive...

February 13, 2018

Elections for Local 1204 Executive - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Local 1204 Members Re: Elections for Local 1204 Executive   The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 1204 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them:   Chair: Ron Anganu Sue Frith   First vice chair: Sue Frith Pamela Willingshofer Leona Birchard Danielle Pohl   Second vice chair: Pamela Willingshofer Ron Angan...

February 13, 2018

BC throne speech ‘turns the corner on 16 years of neglect’ - BCGEU

The BC NDP government Speech from the Throne isn't perfect, but it starts to repair the damage done to public services by the previous government, says the BC Government and Service Employees' Union. "I've witnessed many throne speeches, but this is the first time I've seen a real commitment to progressive policies that will make people's lives better," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "If...

February 13, 2018

Elections for Local 1201 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 1201 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: RecorderLori IsaacRhonda CampbellJessica Sharpe Member at Large:Lori IsaacAbebe TilahunSuzy LabelleLiam SmithPamela BrownGordon O'Connor Terrence McKennyKatia GauvinDave AmossCharlynne GustafsonRhonda CampbellJessica Sharpe • Ballots a...