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

Jul 16, 2014

To:  BCGEU Faculty – Instructors at Camosun, Okanagan, Selkirk, Northwest and Northern Lights Colleges

Jul 10, 2014

Your union is calling a strike vote. After numerous bargaining meetings with your employer, it is clear that outstanding issues will not be resolved without a strike vote.

Jun 26, 2014

Your collective agreement expired on March 31, 2014.


Component News

Jul 11, 2014

The election of your Bargaining Committee is now complete.  You will be represented at bargaining by:

Jun 26, 2014

The Joint Job Evaluation Committee has recently updated its guidelines for evaluating new and existing positions.

Jun 19, 2014


Due to unforeseen circumstances, tonight's executive and general meetings must be cancelled.