BCGEU - B.C.'s Union since 1919 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

September 12, 2018

Area 01 Young Workers Committee - BCGEU

We are excited to introduce ourselves to you as your Area 01 Young Worker Committee. Local 301 Amanda Nurse                  amanda_nurse@hotmail.com Local 401 Sarah Ball                        sarahmichelleball@hotmail.com Local 501 Rostislav Artiushenkov    rostokcan@gmail.com Local 601 Alexandra Richardson     alex_richardson12@hotmail.com Local 801 Samantha Brumwell        samma12@live...

September 07, 2018

Pension workshops available for Public Service Pension Plan and Municipal Pen...

Every year the Pension Corporation offers a spring and fall calendar of educational workshops about the Municipal Pension Plan and Public Service Pension Plan. The calendars are now posted on the pension websites (see links below). The College Pension Plan sessions should be posted soon.  Two different workshops are offered: 1) For younger members who want to know more about your plan. 2) For t...

September 06, 2018

Union representing correctional officers calls for action after alleged assau...

The BC Government and Service Employees (BCGEU) union is asking for a change to better protect correctional officers and sheriffs who are escorting prisoners from correctional centers. The call comes after the alleged assault of a correctional officer at Vancouver General Hospital on Aug. 28.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

September 05, 2018

Union calls for gov't intervention after spike in staff assaults at Coquitlam...

Two unions that represent workers at Coquitlam's Forensic Psychiatric Hospital are sounding the alarm over a recent spike in assaults, blaming management for a "systemic failure" to respond. The B.C. Government and Service Employees Union said that there have been 21 staff injuries committed by patients to its members alone, between May and August of this year.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

September 04, 2018

Surrey Court Services - Nominations for Steward - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for two stewards at Surrey Court Services for Local 1204. New stewards are trained by the union. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is October 3, 2018 by 5:00 pm The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for submission is to the area office by fax (604.882....

September 04, 2018

Surrey Crown Counsel - Nominations for Steward - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for two stewards at Surrey Crown Counsel for Local 1204. New stewards are trained by the union. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of the steward, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is October 3, 2018 by 5:00 pm The nomination form (below) must be used. The deadline for submission is to the area office by fax (604.882.5032...

August 31, 2018

An Open Letter from BCGEU President Stephanie Smith on Labour Day - BCGEU

As a mother and an early childhood educator l know that for many British Columbians Labour Day represents the end of summer and the beginning of school. But as a union activist the first Monday in September represents much more. Labour Day is an opportunity to celebrate working people: the ones who built our province; the ones who take care of our families and our communities every day; and the...

August 29, 2018

Assaults at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital highlight failure to provide a safe...

BURNABY – Recent serious assaults on staff by patients at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) in Coquitlam highlight a disturbing trend that endangers the lives of workers at the facility, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union said today. "There have been 21 injuries to staff since May of this year, by patients who are at the hospital for committing serious crimes," said BCGEU tr...

August 27, 2018

BCGEU community social services members ratify collective agreement - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) announced today that its members in the Community Social Services (CSS) sector voted by 85.7 per cent in favour to ratify a new collective agreement. The three-year contract provides significant compensation increases for workers while meeting the government mandate of improving the services British Columbians count on. CSS consists of thre...

August 23, 2018

Nominations for Local 1204 Executives - BCGEU

Nominations are open for the following positions on the local executive: Treasurer Member at Large Young Worker  The term is two years and eight months. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available online. The deadline for nominations is September 21, 2018 by 5:00 pm. The BCGEU Nomination forms (attached) must be used and should be submitted to the Area Offic...

August 20, 2018

Casino workers urge BCLC to investigate Gateway’s operations during strike -...

(Kamloops) Members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) on strike at Gateway Casinos' four Thompson-Okanagan casinos are gathering at BC Lottery Corporation's (BCLC) head office in Kamloops on Monday, August 20 at 12pm to call upon the regulatory body to investigate whether or not the casinos are operating safely during the strike. "We've got questions about how Gateway Cas...

August 20, 2018

Call for Nominations for Stewards for Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor...

We are calling for nominations for shop stewards at the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General – Victim Services/Crime Prevention worksite located at 815 Hornby Street, Vancouver. Deadline for the return of nominations is August 27, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following options: In person at the Lower Mainland Area Office (130-2920 Virtual Way, Van...

August 20, 2018

Members at Municipal Affairs and Housing (UEL) - Steward Nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for three (3) steward positions at Municipal Affairs and Housing - UBC Endowment Lands. The 3 positions available are as follows: • One (1) steward from Local 1203• Two (2) stewards from Local 2003 Deadline for the return of nominations is September 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Nominations forms may be returned by one of the following methods: In person at the Lower Mainland Ar...

August 20, 2018

Call for Nominations for Stewards for Members at Product Services - 2370 Unit...

Nominations are now open for four (4) steward positions at Product Services located at 2370 United Blvd, Coquitlam. The number of stewards from each component have changed as below.  The 4 positions available are now as follows: Three (3) stewards from Local 1203 One (1) steward from Local 2003 Deadline for the return of nominations is September 4, 2018 at 5:00 pm.Nominations forms may be...