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COMPONENT 12 - ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS

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 21, 2023

April 1, 2023 general wage increase for BCGEU public service members will be ...

Our current collective agreement – ratified in October 2022 – includes wage protections that adjust our year two general wage increase according to the impact of inflation in the previous 12 months. Today, the inflation figures for February 2023 were released: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/data/statistics/economy/consumer-price-index Based on the B.C. Consumer Price Index (CPI) 12 month av...

March 11, 2023

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union’s analysis - BC General Empl...

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union's analysis Each year the B.C. government releases a budget that outlines their priorities for the coming years. These budgets have significant impacts on BCGEU members, both at work and as residents of our province. Our union pays careful attention to government's priorities and has prepared an in-depth analysis of the key points for BCGEU member...

March 10, 2023

Public Service - COVID-19 vaccination requirement lifted - BC General Employe...

As you are likely aware from the communication earlier today from the head of the Public Service, beginning April 3 vaccinations against COVID-19 will no longer be a requirement to work in the BC Public Service.The employer has also told us that they will be amending HR Policy 4, the Occupational Health and Safety policy, to remove the related requirements for contractors and other non-employee...

March 08, 2023

Local 1201 - Ministry of Attorney General at 940 Blanshard Street - Call for ...

To: All Local 1201 Members in the Ministry of Attorney General at940 Blanshard Street, VictoriaRe: Call for Shop Steward Nominations  Nominations are now open for an additional two (2) shop stewards in the Ministry of Attorney General at 940 Blanshard Street.  The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email t...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Finance members at 1802 Douglas Street - Call for Shop Steward No...

To: All Ministry of Finance Members at 1802 Douglas Street, VictoriaRe: Call for Shop Steward Nominations  Nominations are now open for five (5) shop stewards in the Ministry of Finance at 1802 Douglas Street.  The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] elected stewards a...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 800 Johnson Street, Victoria - Call for...

Nominations are now open for an additional two (2) shop stewards in the Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 800 Johnson Street. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from w...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General at 940 Blanshard Street, Victor...

Nominations are now open for an additional two (2) shop stewards in the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General at 940 Blanshard Street. The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is:   March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including pa...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 1803 Douglas Street, Victoria - Call fo...

Nominations are now open for an additional two (2) shop stewards in the Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 1803 Douglas Street.The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from w...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 800 Johnson Street, Victoria - Call for...

Nominations are now open for an additional two (2) shop stewards in the Ministry of Tourism, Art & Culture at 800 Johnson Street.The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from wo...

March 08, 2023

Ministry of Finance - 3350 Douglas Street, Victoria - Call for Shop Steward N...

Nominations are now open for four (4) shop stewards in the Ministry of Finance at 3350 Douglas Street.The deadline for submission of nominations (form attached) is: March 22, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. Nomination forms must be submitted by email to [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing support from the...

March 08, 2023

Local 1203 - Local Executive By-Election Results - BC General Employees' Unio...

To: All BCGEU Local 1203 MembersRe: Local Executive By-Election Results  We are pleased to announce the results of the By-Election for the Local 1203 Executive:   In solidarity, Romeena SidhuStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 07, 2023

BCGEU to pursue policy grievance over delay in retroactive pay - BC General E...

We are writing to update you on the policy grievance the BCGEU filed to address your ongoing delay in retroactive pay. As you will recall we advised you of this initiative in our previous bulletin. The grievance states that "It has now been more than three months since the 19th Main Public Service Agreement was ratified. Despite this significant passage of time, BCGEU members continue to await ...

March 03, 2023

Shareholders call RBC and BMO to action on racial equity - BC General Employe...

Shareholders will soon get a chance to vote on two proposals on racial equity at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The proposals were jointly filed by BCGEU with Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) on behalf of the Atkinson Foundation. This comes following announcements from both the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and National Bank of C...

March 02, 2023

BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationali...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 2, 2023BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationalize FPICThe labour union and Indigenous political organization joined forces with the aim of combining their respective expertise to push financial institutions to operationalize FPIC.Vancouver, BC, Musqueam Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territories - The B.C. General Employees' Union ...

March 01, 2023

BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal - BC General Employees...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2023  BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal  BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The member unions of the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is the lead union representing 13,000...