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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

November 04, 2019

New local 1203 Steward at Ministry of Housing - Residential Tenancy Branch -...

Nominations closed for 1 steward position on Thursday, October 21, 2019.   We are pleased to announce that Jeron Singh is the new steward at Residential Tenancy Branch at 400 - 5021 Kingsway in Burnaby.   Please join us in wishing Jeron well in his new position.   In Solidarity,   Paula Dribnenki Staff Representative   Download FYI-Min. of Housing Residential Tenancy Branch new steward Nove...

November 04, 2019

Nominations for Steward at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for one steward at the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Local 1204 members located at 200-13630 72nd Ave, Surrey. New stewards will be 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 November 12, by 5:00 pm   The nomination form (attached bel...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...

October 31, 2019

Members with Ministry of Children and Family Development at 200-13630 72nd Av...

Nominations are now open for one steward at the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Local 1204 members located at 15405 88 Ave, Surrey. New stewards will be 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 November 8, by 5 p.m. The nomination form (attached) must be used. Th...

October 31, 2019

Respect the Picket Line – PEA Job Action - BCGEU

Respect the picket lines! PEA job action at LSS Vancouver Regional Center on Friday, November 1, 2019 Your comrades from the Professional Employees Association (PEA) has served strike notice for the Legal Services Society Vancouver Regional Centre for Friday, November 1 starting at 7:00 am. A rally and media event is planned for 12:00 pm. Please respect the PEA picket line, and do not cross it....

October 31, 2019

Local 1211 - Nomination Results - BCGEU

The nomination period for the Member-At-Large position closed on October 30, 2019. We want to take this opportunity to advise you of the results and congratulate the successful candidates.  Congratulations to Sandra Johnston (1st Vice Chair), Nicole Vandal (Member-at-Large), and Jordan McLellan (Member-at-Large) on their new positions. The Local Executives are: Chair Dawn Dreher 1st V...

October 28, 2019

Local 1203 Members at Members at Ministry of Attorney General - The Public Gu...

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the union.  Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement.  Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-work...

October 28, 2019

Lcoal 1205 - Local Executive Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised, the following candidates have been acclaimed effective October 22, 2019: Leah McLean, 1st Vice-ChairpersonRob Woytuck, Member-at-Large Congratulations Leah and Rob!   The following positions are currently vacant and will remain open for nominations: 2nd Vice Chairperson Recording Secretary 3 Members-at-Large    o    1 Member-at-Large position to be filled by a young worker r...

October 28, 2019

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with two inland ferries employers; Western ...

The communities of Arrow Lake, Adams Lake and Francois Lake will soon have a more sustainable ferry service. Late in the evening of October 24th, after two long days of bargaining in Kelowna, the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) reached a tentative agreement with WaterBridge Ferries and Waterbridge Equipment – two of the three employers who operate B.C.'s inland ferry services...

October 24, 2019

They're back! BCGEU resolves grievance restoring the right for wildfire membe...

In 2016, your employer implemented a policy that prohibited wildfire members from wearing crew patches.  Since then, at every worksite that your treasurer Paul Finch and I have visited, we have heard how much the 30-year tradition of crew patches means to you. Crew patches not only build team spirit and show pride of place, they also help clearly identify members of different crews fighting the...

October 24, 2019

BCGEU applauds government on next steps towards implementation of UNDRIP in B...

Today's introduction of legislation by the provincial government to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is a significant and important step towards reconciliation in B.C. "Thanks to the leadership of our members, the BCGEU has long been an active participant in the national project of reconciliation and decolonization," says BCGEU president Step...

October 22, 2019

Nominations for Local 1203 Executive – Second Vice-Chairperson & Member-at-La...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:   Second Vice-Chairperson 1 position Member-at-Large 1 position   The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by 4:00pm Loca...

October 21, 2019

BCGEU Offices Closing at 4PM PDT - Election Day - BCGEU

In accordance with federal election laws requiring employers to allow employees three consecutive hours to vote, BCGEU offices will be closing at 4PM Pacific Daylight Time on Monday, October 21. Offices will reopen for standard hours (8:30AM - 5:00PM) on Tuesday. Most B.C. polls are open until 7PM. Questions about time off for voting? Click here to visit Elections Canada's FAQ on the subject U...