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COMPONENT 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE

Component 7 includes members who work in colleges and institutes as instructors and support staff, in private environmental testing laboratories, legal services, and other related fields.

Employers include community colleges, the B.C. Institute of Technology, the Justice Institute of B.C., private labs, BC NDP Caucus and Constituency Offices, legal services to the public and many more.

NEWS & UPDATES

May 24, 2024

CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 24, 2024  POSITION: CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary)GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENTWAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourA Clerk is required to work in the Membership Records Department, located at the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Term of assignment is 3 months or return of incumbent.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Will including input of ...

May 23, 2024

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary) - BC General...

BCGEU FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 23, 2024   POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary)   GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT   WAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourAn Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard ...

May 22, 2024

FINANCE CLERK (Temporary) - BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE - BC General Employees'...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGMay 22, 2024    POSITION: FINANCE CLERK (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 6 - MoveUP AGREEMENT WAGE RATE: $39.20 - $42.22 per hour A Finance Clerk is required to work in the Finance Department, located at the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Term of assignment is 6 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   Will include, but are no...

May 22, 2024

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Lower Mainland Area Office (Regular) - BC General ...

BCGEU LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 22, 2024     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Lower Mainland Area Office GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT WAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hour   An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard and recept...

May 22, 2024

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Lower Mainland Area Office (Temporary) - BC Genera...

BCGEU LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 22, 2024     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Lower Mainland Area Office (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT  WAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hour   An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboa...

May 21, 2024

Local 704 Meeting - June 4, 2024 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

COMPONENT: 7 -Education, Scientific,Technical & AdministrationLOCAL: 704 BCGEU MembersDATE: Tuesday June 4, 2024TIME: 5:30 pm – Dinner 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm – MeetingPLACE: Fraser Valley Area Office8555 198A St, Langley TWP   AGENDA   Call to order Land acknowledgement Reading of minutes – Rec. Sec. Business arising from minutes Communications Convention report Provincial executive report Comp...

May 21, 2024

BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargai...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 21, 2024BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargain in good faith WILLIAMS LAKE - Cariboo Regional District workers, who have been fighting for a fair contract for months, expanded their strike action this morning. Forced by the Regional District's inaction, they are now picketing the library in Williams Lake and Quesnel's City Hall.Th...

May 16, 2024

BCGEU Emergency Relief Fund - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we learn more details of the fast-moving wildfire threatening Fort Nelson, officials have placed almost 5,000 people under an evacuation order due to the wildfire affecting the Town of Fort Nelson and the Fort Nelson First Nation.We have hundreds of members like you living and working in the area, and our thoughts are with you and your families at this uncertain time.As one of B.C.'s largest...

May 14, 2024

Survey: Workplace Violence & Harassment - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Violence and harassment at work is a major problem in Canada, and a major concern for BCGEU members. To prevent and respond to this problem, we need to develop effective strategies based on data from workers like you. With the help of researchers at Western University, our union is surveying all 90,000+ members about experiences of violence and harassment in our workplaces. Will you complete th...

May 13, 2024

ANSPAYAXW COMMUNITY SCHOOL BARGAINING UPDATE - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Damkxw,We have now concluded two days of bargaining; May 7 and May 8. We were scheduled to also meet May 9 but that was unfortunately cancelled due to illness. We will be meeting again on May 22 and 27 and are canvassing for additional dates.As we are negotiating a first collective agreement that will establish your terms and conditions of employment including, wages, the Union's proposals (tab...

May 13, 2024

Cariboo Region District workers form picket line in Williams Lake - BC Genera...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2024Cariboo Regional District workers form picket line in Williams LakeWILLIAMS LAKE – Today (May 13), just under 50 BCGEU members who work at the Cariboo Regional District's (CRD's) main office in Williams Lake have decided to escalate their job action, moving from an overtime ban to a full strike in the fight for a fair deal.Starting at 8:00 am, only staff whose r...

May 10, 2024

Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer’s Unfair Final Offer - BC ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2024Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer's Unfair Final Offer   WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – Yesterday, local government workers, who have been bargaining with the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) since January, blocked the Regional District's attempts to ram through a deal that would have threatened the workers' financial security and risked exacerbating recr...

May 08, 2024

BC Polling shows that the housing crisis has worsened, and a majority of resi...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 8, 2024 BC Polling shows that the housing crisis has worsened, and a majority of residents confirm that all levels of government need to enact further measures to fix it   Support for regulation and public investment in housing remains strong BURNABY – An updated Research Co. poll shows that as the housing crisis worsened over the last two years, support for progressive...

May 07, 2024

ANSPAYAXW (KISPIOX) COMMUNITY SCHOOL BARGAINING UPDATE: MEMBER MEETING CALLED...

Damkxw, As we wrote on April 19, 2024, we are meeting with the Employer this week (May 7, 8, and 9) to start bargaining for your first collective agreement. We have a called a Zoom member meeting for Thursday, May 9 to provide an update and answer any questions. MEMBER MEETING (ZOOM) Thursday, May 9 5:00 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting Please contact any member of your Bargaining Committee for the link ...

April 26, 2024

Day of Mourning: Joint statement from Shannon Salter (PSA) and Stephanie Smit...

This message was distributed to all employees of the BC Public Service Agency, including those who are BCGEU members. Every year on April 28, we recognize the National Day of Mourning to remember those who have been injured, become ill or have tragically died in workplace incidents. Not only is this day an important opportunity to honour these individuals, it's also a means of reinforcing the c...