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

Feb 26, 2015

Since the last notice in November, we have met the Employer 3 times, January 22, 26 and 27th.

Feb 5, 2015

Nominations closed on January 23, 2015.  As we received more than three nominations,  an election will be held for three positions on the bargaining committee.


Component News

Feb 25, 2015

The call for nominations for Local 712 Local Executive closed on February 6, 2015.  We confirm that your new Executive is as follows:


Media Coverage

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.

Nov 20, 2014

Native courtworkers from the Okanagan participated in a job action at the Penticton Courthouse on Wednesday.