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

July 25, 2019

Your new member ID card is almost in the mail - BCGEU

We are excited to announce that BCGEU Member ID cards are about to get smarter! Just like your transit pass or credit card, your new ID will now have computer chip technology which will enable us keep moving forward as a union with the ability to use contactless "tap" technology to sign into BCGEU meetings and events. We're excited about all the projects we'll be rolling out in the coming years...

July 25, 2019

Nominations for Local 1204 Executive Positions - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following position on the local executive:   · Local Chairperson · 2nd Vice Chairperson · Member-at-Large – 3 positions (1 Member-at Large, 1 Young Worker, 1 Equity Worker)   The term is approximately 18 months. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available online.   The deadline for nominations is August 26, 2019 by 5:00 pm.   T...

July 22, 2019

Local 1210 Young Workers election results - BCGEU

Nominations closed on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 for the Local 1210 Young Worker Position. Please join us in congratulating Harmandeep Chahal to the position!     In Solidarity   BCGEU Peace River Area Office   Download 1210 FA572 YW results July 18 2019.pdfUWU/MoveUP

July 19, 2019

‘Restore balance to the system’ BCGEU tells workers’ compensation review - BCGEU

BURNABY, July 19, 2019 – Today the BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) provided its written submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review. The provincial government initiated the review in response to years of advocacy by workers and their unions to make the system more worker-centered. "The workers' compensation system was created as a compromise between the inter...

July 18, 2019

Local 1209 - Nominations for local executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive. Chairperson 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Young Worker Member at Large The remainder of the term is until early 2021. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: September 3, 2019 Candidates have the right to submit O...

July 15, 2019

BCGEU statement opposing Quebec Bill 21 – religious symbol ban - BCGEU

On behalf of 79,000 members, including over 33,000 public service workers in B.C., the BCGEU condemns the decision of the Coalition Avenir Quebec Government to pass Bill 21 in Quebec which bans the wearing of religious symbols by public service workers in a position of authority. Any public employee should have the freedom to express their religious and spiritual beliefs in a safe and secure en...

July 12, 2019

Local 1210 members - Nomination for young worker - BCGEU

Interest for the vacant position of Young Worker on the Local 1210 Executive has been received, therefore nominations for this position are now open. Local 1210 Young Worker Nomination forms are attached and may be copied. The term is until 2020. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each Local Executive position is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations...

July 11, 2019

Join us to commemorate 100 years of standing up for our rights at work – cele...

On July 26, 1919, a group of provincial government employees gathered in Vancouver to form an organization dedicated to fighting for their rights at work. Included in their stated goals were: a fair policy for promotions, equal pay for equal work for women, the abolition of patronage, and a civil service commission with employee representation. Through many changes in our union and the world ar...

July 11, 2019

Registration is now open for the biannual BCGEU/Compensation Employees' Union...

Due to the overwhelming response, we are currently taking registrations for a waitlist at this time. Thank you.   BCGEU/CEU Health & Safety ConferenceFriday, October 4 – Saturday, October 5Pacific Gateway Hotel, RichmondClick here to register  The focus of this conference will be on psychological health and safety. Promoting mental health and preventing psychological harm at work is an emer...

July 09, 2019

BCGEU President Stephanie Smith writes to Premier Ford in support of the Onta...

BURNABY, July 9, 2019 - BCGEU president, Stephanie Smith, writes to Premier Ford in support of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union and their stance against the government's movement towards breaking The Beer Store contract and privatizing provincial agencies like the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.  The letter addresses the negative impact of privatization for workers and communities, p...

July 08, 2019

Executive By-Election Local 1203 - BCGEU

***REVISED***  Thank you to the members who put their names forward to fill the vacant Member-at-Large position on the Local 1203 Executive. As we currently have only one vacant position and three candidates, we will be having an election. Members will be able to vote for one of the following Candidates for the Member-at-Large Position:  Laurie Irvine Wayne Wong Thea Blakely  Electronic ballo...

July 05, 2019

Liquor Distribution Branch - Worksite Stewards - BCGEU

We are pleased to announce the results of the election process for two new shop stewards at your worksite. Jenny Zhang and Tina Melo will be joining your existing team of BCGEU shop stewards. Stewards are available to answer questions about your collective agreement, and to join you in meetings with management that could lead to discipline. Thank you Jenny and Tina for stepping up to assist you...