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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

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

October 19, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Okanagan Community College - Support - Call for Nominati...

Nominations are now open for the OCC Support Bargaining Committee. There are four spots available, as follows: Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee, one position Bargaining Committee Member, three positions Any BCGEU member working in the OCC Support bargaining unit can be nominated or accept nomination to run in the election.The election for Chairperson will be conducted first. If more t...

October 19, 2021

Justice Institute of BC - Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the JIBC Support Bargaining Committee.There are four spots available, as follows:   Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee, one position  Bargaining Committee Member, three positions   Any BCGEU member working in the JIBC Support bargaining unit can be nominated or accept nomination to run in the election. The election for Chairperson will be conducted first. I...

October 19, 2021

Kwantlen Polytechnic University - Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committ...

Nominations are now open for the KPU Support Bargaining Committee.There are four spots available, as follows:   Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee, one position  Bargaining Committee Member, three positions   Any BCGEU member working in the KPU Support bargaining unit can be nominated or accept nomination to run in the election.The election for Chairperson will be conducted first. If m...

October 18, 2021

Douglas College - Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the Douglas College Support Bargaining Committee. There are four spots available, as follows: Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee, one position Bargaining Committee Member, three positions Any BCGEU member working in the Douglas College Support bargaining unit can be nominated or accept nomination to run in the election.The election for Chairperson will be con...

October 14, 2021

BC Parks OHS Reps, September 22 meeting follow-up - BCGEU

You’re receiving this email as an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) member representative within BC Parks. Please forward this email to other BC Parks worker OHS reps that did not receive it, and let them know they can update their contact information with the BCGEU here.A big thanks to all who joined our September 22 meeting of BC Parks OHS worker reps. We had a very good turnout, and there...

October 13, 2021

Finance Support Staff (Regular) - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGOctober 13, 2021 POSITION: FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Regular) GRADE: LEVEL 6 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) requires a full-time regular support staff to work in the Finance Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Will be required to perform a variety of duties within the Finance Department. Such duties may include...

October 13, 2021

BCFMA vaccine mandate - BCGEU

We have learned that your employer, the BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA), will be implementing a requirement for all BCFMA employees to provide proof of vaccination via the BC Vaccine Passport by November 22, 2021. The employer has provided some information and details about the process for accommodations and exemptions as well as consequences for workers who remain unvaccinated by the Nove...

October 13, 2021

All BCGEU Members at York House School - BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety...

Your Union is currently looking for a worker representative to sit on the OH&S committee at York House School. What does the OH&S representative do? Participate on the joint OH&S committee as a worker representative Advocate on behalf of members in health and safety matters and keep members informed Communicate significant health and safety problems to stewards and union staff Ho...

October 12, 2021

Secretary (Purchasing Assistant) - LEVEL 5 - Facilities Department - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGOctober 12, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY (PURCHASING ASSISTANT) GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a Purchasing Assistant to work with the Procurement Officer. This position will report to the Coordinator of Finance. Effective date: As soon as possible. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction o...

October 12, 2021

Junior Internal Auditor - Excluded Position - BCGEU

JUNIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest October 12, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of ju...

October 12, 2021

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2022 - BCGEU

Each year, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) offers input into next year's provincial budget by making recommendations in a written submission to the B.C. government's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. These recommendations reflect the voice of our union's 80,000 members, based on direct input from the BCGEU's senior elected leadership.Last week, our union pr...

October 08, 2021

School District 81 - Nominations for Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions:   1 Bargaining Committee Chair 2 Bargaining Committee Members 1 Alternate Bargaining Committee Member   The deadline for nominations is: November 8, 2021If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (8-1/2 x 11, black and white) for distribution to members with ballots. This must be received at the a...

October 08, 2021

Northern Lights College – Support Staff - Bargaining Committee Elections - B...

Elections for your Bargaining Committee closed on October 7, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. The following members are now your Bargaining Committee: Bargaining Committee Chair: Tennille Penner Bargaining Committee Member: Jamie Bond Bargaining Committee Member: Juanita Fraser Bargaining Committee Member: Paola Rodriguez Ruah Bargaining Committee Alternate: Vacant   Please join us in congratulating your ...

October 06, 2021

BCIT Support - Bargaining Committee Elections and Nomination for Alternate - ...

VOTING for your BARGAINING COMMITTEE Elections are now underway for three positions of Bargaining Committee Member. You should have received an email from the "Scytl Credential Delivery System" on October 5th with a link to vote online and your unique voting credentials. If you did not receive the email, please check for spam or look in your junk mail because your email may not have recognized ...

October 05, 2021

B.C. Gov announces vaccine mandate for public service workers BCGEU

The head of B.C.'s public service announced today that all B.C. public service workers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination beginning November 22, 2021. The current flexible work arrangement has also been deferred to November 22. We haven't seen the full policy as it has not yet been released, and we are waiting to understand what exemptions and accommodations will be in place....

October 05, 2021

BCIT Support - Bargaining Committee Elections - BCGEU

Nominations for the Bargaining Committee closed at noon on September 27th and the following members have been elected for the following positions: Bargaining Committee Chairperson - Richard Schaeffer acclaimed Alternate - Ron Tuck acclaimed There will be an election for the three positions of Bargaining Committee Member. Here are your candidates: Carla Reid Darryl Wong Kim Daniel Brittan...

October 01, 2021

BC NDP MLAs (Constituency Assistants) Collective Agreement Ratifies - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that the balloting is now completed and your collective agreement has ratified by 93.8%. We would like to thank every one of you for your show of solidarity and your participation in this important process. In solidarity,Andrea McDonald, Bargaining Committee Chairperson Preet Sangha, Bargaining Committee member Linsay Buss, Staff Representative – N...

October 01, 2021

Local 704 Members - Opening of steward elections - BCGEU

The BCGEU Constitution & Bylaws calls for Stewards to be elected every three years following the union’s triennial convention. Steward nominations are now considered open. The attached package has historically gone to worksite stewards and mail contacts only, however, given the number of members that may be working from home due to COVID-19, home support workers who do not have an office to...

September 29, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - a day for education and action - ...

Tomorrow is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and our union encourages all members to take the day to reflect and take steps toward reconciliation in our communities. For several years, September 30 has been recognized as Orange Shirt Day -- a day to bring attention to the legacy and ongoing impacts of the residential school system on Indigenous communities. It commemorated t...