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

Oct 28, 2014

Nominations are now open for the position of Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee. If more than one candidate is nominated, there will be an election.

Oct 24, 2014

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative collective agreement.


Component News

Oct 24, 2014

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith gives members an update on the past weeks of busy activity within the union.

Oct 23, 2014

BCGEU members in the Victoria area are invited to spend some time with the new BCGEU president Stephanie Smith and members of the Provincial Executive.

Oct 17, 2014

This is a reminder that steward elections are now underway.  I want to encourage current stewards to stand for election again.


Media Coverage