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

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...

February 09, 2018

Hard Rock Casino workers vote in favour of strike - BCGEU

Unionized workers at Coquitlam's Hard Rock Casino have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. The more than 400 casino employees, who joined the BC Government and Service Employees' Union in 2016, have been trying to negotiate a first collective agreement since January 2017.   Read more.... UWU/MoveUP

February 09, 2018

Elections for Local 1207 Executive 1st Vice-Chairperson - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following position of the local 1207. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them:  1st-Vice Chairperson:Freya ScheelTori Reid     Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the area office, (1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna).      Ballots are due back to the BCGEU Okanagan area offic...

February 08, 2018

Minimum Wage Announcement: Low Wage Workers Need $15 Now, Not in 2021 - BCGEU

Today's announcement by the provincial government that B.C.'s minimum wage will reach $15.20 per hour on June 1, 2021 is disappointing, both to the BCGEU and to the 20 per cent of B.C.'s workers who make less than $15 per hour. We think that the provincial government should take action to reduce poverty and inequality in our province by increasing the minimum wage to $15 immediately, as we stat...