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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

March 18, 2020

New steward at Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General - 815 Hornby S...

Nominations closed for 1 (one) steward position on Thursday, March 5, 2020.   We are pleased to announce that Pearce Morrison is the new steward at the Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General.   Please join us in wishing Pearce well in their new position.   In Solidarity,   Paula Dribnenki Staff Representative Download FYI - Min. of Public Safety Solicitor General new steward Mar...

March 18, 2020

Maximus phone in ratification meetings - BCGEU

COMPONENT:   Administrative ServicesLOCAL:             1201 – All BCGEU Members at Maximus BC Health Benefits OperationsDATE:                Wednesday – March 25, 2020TIME:                Three Town Hall Meetings Via Conference Call 12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Call in #: 1-866-562-0090 Conference ID: 245794 Please note, you only need to attend one conference...

March 17, 2020

2020 BCGEU scholarships

The 2020 BCGEU scholarship deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. We have received over 400 applications – thank you for all your hard work! If you have submitted an application, we will be announcing the successful applicants once our Education and Scholarship committee has met and considered all of the applications. We expect to be able to advise applicants by the en...

March 16, 2020

CANCELLED - Worksite Visits, March 17 & 18, 2020 - BCGEU

The worksite visits listed below have been postponed until the COVID19 crisis has passed. Tuesday, March 17, 2020-Nelson 333 Victoria Street (Pink Building) Between 8:30-10:00 a.m. 310 Ward Street Nelson (White Building) Between 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 1907 Ridgewood Road (4 mile) FLNRO Between 1:30 p.m.-2:15 p.m. 2501 Udell Road, Fire Attack Base Between 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Wednesday, Marc...

March 13, 2020

BCGEU calls for suspension of rent and mortgage payments for sick/self-isolat...

Burnaby, B.C. – In response to the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a "pandemic" and public health experts recommending social distancing including self-isolation for exposed or symptomatic people, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is calling on federal and provincial governments to immediately suspend all mortgage and rent payments until the pandemic is over....

March 13, 2020

Local 1202 Convention Delegate Nomination & Election Results - BCGEU

Before the close of the convention delegate nominations at your general membership meeting held on March 10, 2020 your local received two nomination for convention delegates. Your local is entitled to 3 convention delegates and your Local Chairperson, Leslie Schulze will attend by right as per the BCGEU Constitution and Bylaws. The local was seeking 2 additional convention delegates. Dan Clouti...

March 12, 2020

Local 1204 members - Nominations for Local 1204 Executive positions - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: 2nd Vice Chairperson Member-at-Large – 2 positions  The term is approximately one year. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available online. The deadline for nominations is March 26, 2020 by 5 p.m. The BCGEU Nomination forms (attached) must be used and should be submitted to the Area...

March 11, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Response - BCGEU

Today, the WHO declared that COVID-19 has escalated from public health crisis to pandemic. In plain language this means the public health priority has shifted from preventing the spread of the virus to slowing it down so that our healthcare system doesn't get overwhelmed by too many infections happening concurrently. In light of this, the Provincial Executive of the BCGEU unanimously passed the...

March 11, 2020

Strike action: stand with IBEW members on strike against Ledcor tomorrow - BCGEU

Our union encourages members in the Vancouver area to stand in solidarity with members of IBEW Local 213 on Thursday, March 12 at 3 pm in front of Ledcor's office at 1055 West Hastings Street downtown. These workers are fighting for their first contract with Ledcor. The strike began on Sept. 30, 2019. Their battle for a contract began more than two full years earlier on Aug. 31, 2017, when thei...

March 11, 2020

BCGEU calls on all employers to drop doctor’s note requirement amid COVID-19 ...

The B.C. Government Employees' Union (BCGEU) is encouraging employers to waive the requirement for employees to produce a sick note to access sick leave. The B.C. government announced last week employees no longer have to produce a sick note amidst concerns over the coronavirus. Read full article here UWU/MoveUP

March 10, 2020

Local 1203 Executive – New Member at Large - BCGEU

  Congratulations to Matthew Daniels who is the new  Local Member at Large for Local 1203!   Please be advised the following members are on your Local 1203 Executive:   Chairperson                             Matt Damario First Vice-Chairperson           Jason Singh Second Vice-Chairperson       Laurie Irvine Treasurer                                  Drina Read Recording Secretary            ...

March 10, 2020

B.C. employers must drop doctor’s note requirements to limit COVID-19 spread,...

B.C. employers must drop doctor's note requirements to limit COVID-19 spread, says BCGEU Burnaby, B.C.- In light of the ongoing concern regarding the COVID-19 virus, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union is calling on all B.C. employers to waive the requirement for employees to provide a note from a doctor to access their sick leave. "We all must take appropriate steps to limit the s...

March 06, 2020

BCGEU celebrates International Women’s Day for an Equal and Enabled world

March 8th is International Women's Day (IWD), a time to recognize the remarkable achievements by women across the globe and stand in solidarity with calls for decisive action to promote gender justice and end gender-based violence and discrimination. The global theme this year is #EachforEqual An EQUAL World is an ENABLED World. "As an out and proud feminist who has the privilege to be surround...

March 05, 2020

BCGEU calls on LRB to bring Retirement Concepts members under one bargaining ...

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has filed a common employer application at the BC Labour Relations Board (LRB) seeking to consolidate all nine of the union's bargaining units with Well Being Services/Retirement Concepts (WBS/RC) into a single bargaining unit. The move to a single bargaining unit would position the union and its members to address many of the issues th...

March 05, 2020

BC union shareholder proposal prompts RBC to confirm screening of U.S. privat...

(Burnaby, BC)Following a shareholder proposal by the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has confirmed that it will not provide lending or financing services to companies including GEO Group (NYSE: GEO) and Core Civic (NYSE: CXW). These U.S. private prison companies operate the majority of U.S. detention facilities currently detaining migrant familie...