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 25, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools
Re:     Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election


Oct 25, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at York House School
Re:     Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached


Oct 20, 2016

Ballots were counted for the strike vote and members voted 93% in favour of strike.


Component News

Oct 20, 2016

Results of the recent Local 705 Executive By-Election are as follows:

Oct 18, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at Legal Services Society in Vancouver – BCGEU Local 703
Re:     Nominations for Union shop steward


Oct 4, 2016

To:       All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools
Re:       Results of Bargaining Chair Election and


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.