Component 7 - Education, Scientific, Technical and Administration

Members of the ESTA Component work in colleges and institutes as instructors and support staff, in private environmental testing laboratories, and legal services. Employers include community colleges, B.C. Institute of Technology, Open Learning Agency, Justice Institute, private labs, legal services to the public (Legal Services Society, Native Court workers, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program), and court directed services to youth (Pacific Legal Education).

Bargaining Updates

Sep 29, 2016

It has come to our attention that a number of members did not receive a mailed ballot.  To ensure that every member has an opportunity to cast their vote in this important election, ballots will be

Sep 21, 2016

A number of nominations have been received for the position of Bargaining Committee Chair and one Bargaining Committee Member resulting in the need to conduct elections to determine who will sit on

Aug 30, 2016

To:         All BCGEU Members at NEC Native Education College

Re:         Bargaining Update and Meeting



Component News

Sep 27, 2016

BCGEU Enhanced Stewards' Training
Stewards of Local 0710
Here is your opportunity!


Sep 26, 2016

To:         All BCGEU Local 701 Stewards
Re:         A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards!


Sep 19, 2016

To:       All BCGEU Local 702 Stewards


Bring your Questions!  Build Your Skills!  Have Fun!


Media Coverage

Apr 13, 2015

Options on the table include sponsorship, changing routes — even closing schools.

Dec 15, 2014

Though the justice system can be a murky and intimidating environment for some First Nations people, court worker Trish Pantell says it can also serve as a catalyst to help transform bad choices in

Nov 20, 2014

Native court workers bring their rotating strike to Kelowna today.