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 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...

February 08, 2018

BCGEU Welcomes Review of Labour Code - BCGEU

The BCGEU welcomes the provincial government's announcement earlier this week that they have appointed a committee of special advisers to review the provincial labour code. This review is a good first step in the process of restoring fairness to both the labour code and the BC Labour Relations Board. The code review panel will be consulting with stakeholders around B.C. before reporting back to...

February 07, 2018

Election Results for Local 1212 Executive - BCGEU

The call for nominations for Local 1212 Local Executive closed. We confirm that your new Executive is as follows: Local Chairperson Vacant 1st Vice Chair: Vacant 2nd Vice Chair: Vacant Treasurer: Vacant Recording Secretary: Vacant Member at Large: Christine Crawford Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large: Vacant Member at Large (Young Worker): Vacant   Congratulations t...

February 07, 2018

Local 1202 Executive Announcement - BCGEU

The call for nominations for Local 1202 Executives closed on February 1, 2018. We are pleased to announce that the following members have been acclaimed for their positions in this three year term: • Leslie Schulze, Chairperson• Dan Cloutier, 1st Vice Chairperson• Theresa Warren, Treasurer• Sherri Wenman, Member-at-Large• Sheri Park, Member-at-Large• Gabriella Jones, Member-at-Large (Young Work...

February 07, 2018

Local 1209 - Meeting Notice - BCGEU

  DATE: Thursday, February 22, 2018 TIME: 5:30pm to 7:30pm PLACE: Nelson Hume Hotel, Emporium Room AGENDA Finalizing Local Bargaining Proposals – As this is the last meeting before bargaining, you must attend this meeting if you want changes to your collective agreement. Worksite reports (time permitting) Dinner to be ordered off the menu. Expenses paid as per financial manual. Please RSVP...

February 06, 2018

Hard Rock Casino workers vote to strike - BCGEU

Hard Rock Casino workers vote to strike An astounding 99.5% vote in favour of strike action Members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action against their employer this week. In a vote held from February 1-4, over 90% of Hard Rock staff came out and voted 99.5% in favour of taking...

February 06, 2018

Elections for Local 1205 Executive - BCGEU

The nomination period for local 1205 closed on February 2, 2018. The following positions have been acclaimed:  Chairperson:Tahnee Trusler Treasurer:Bunny Covey 1st Vice Chairperson:Vacant - No nominations received Recording Secretary:Vacant - No nominations received 2nd Vice Chairperson:Vacant - No nominations received 8 Members-at-Large:Erica RoyAnnette SchonewilleLeah McLeanLeah Jackson4 Vaca...

February 05, 2018

B.C.’s liquor stores well positioned under new cannabis retail regulations - ...

The new retail cannabis regulations announced by the B.C. government leaves B.C.'s liquor stores well-positioned to provide safe, secure, reliable access to non-medical cannabis products, the Responsible Marijuana Retail Alliance of BC (RMRABC) said today. While the government chose not to allow the sale of alcohol and cannabis in the same store, because of federal recommendations against co-lo...

February 05, 2018

Elections for Local 1203 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the position listed below of the local 1203 executive. All other positions have been acclaimed. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: 1st Vice Chairperson: Debra Yearley Jason Singh Ballots will be available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the area office, (130-2920 Virtual Way, Van...