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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

September 23, 2022

Post-secondary support reach first-ever tentative *common* agreement - BC Gen...

We are pleased to announce that, after bargaining through the week and into the early morning hours today, we successfully established with your employer’s bargaining agent a tentative common agreement for all BCGEU members working in post-secondary support services – the first ever!  Why is this significant?A common agreement enables us to standardize the collective agreements across the post-...

September 16, 2022

Negotiations begin Tuesday for next post-secondary collective agreement - BC ...

Negotiations for the next collective agreement for post-secondary support services begins Tuesday, September 20th. As a member of the BCGEU, please read this bulletin for important information. What to expect next week As your BCGEU elected representatives on the College and Institute Support Service Bargaining Association (CISSBA), we will begin bargaining your next collective agreement on Tue...

September 16, 2022

Capital Stewardship Assistant – Research and Interactive Services - BC Gener...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGSeptember 16, 2022    POSITION: CAPITAL STEWARDSHIP ASSISTANT – RESEARCH AND INTERACTIVE SERVICES  GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT  A full-time support staff is required to assist the Capital Stewardship Officer. This position is based in the Research & Interactive Services (RIS) department, located in Burnaby (HQ). DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  T...

September 15, 2022

Bargaining Update – EF International Language School Bargaining Committee Nom...

The Nomination period is now completed and the following members had their names submitted for the following positions:Bargaining Chair:Murray WadeAlex Bowell Bargaining Committee:Niamh Feehan-FitzgeraldAlex BowellAs there are two members who put their names in for both positions, the Union will need to hold an election for both positions. The Union will be sending out an FYI shortly to all mem...

September 13, 2022

2022 Municipal Elections - Labour Endorsed Candidates - BC General Employees'...

Local government elections are your opportunity to influence decision-making in your community by electing mayors, councilors, regional district directors, school board trustees and other representatives who will take action on issues that matter for working people; issues like affordable housing, inclusive schools, and keeping services public. Polls will be open in every community across the p...

September 12, 2022

Local 703 members at NEC Native Education College - M2M Drop-In on September...

Do you have questions about the union? Members of your Local Executive are hosting a drop in session and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 703 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. This is an opportunity for you to meet your Local 703 Executive and share any questions or concerns you may have regarding topics such as; workplace issues, occupation...

September 12, 2022

Kenneth Gordon School - bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Bargaining Committee met with the BCGEU Staff Representatives on August 30-31, 2022, during their summer vacation, to work on your bargaining proposals. Your Bargaining Committee and the BCGEU Staff Representatives are scheduled to meet again on September 23, and October 6-7, 2022 to continue putting together your bargaining proposals.It is important for your Bargaining Committee and your ...

September 09, 2022

Fort St. John Public Library - Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Un...

Please Post notice and nomination form on Union bulletin board Steward nominations are now open for theFort St. John Public Library.Nominations are now open and close at midnight on Friday, September 23, 2022. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to: Email: [email protected]: 250-785-004810147 100 Ave. Fort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7 (back door drop box available) If you have ...

September 09, 2022

Nominations Open for NEC Bargaining Committee - BC General Employees' Union (...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a new bargaining committee to work with the staff negotiator to finish renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Elected bargaining committees help ensure members' voices are heard and their interests protected and advanced through the bargaining process. The bargaining committee has three positions, as follows:   One bargaining co...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 02, 2022

Members at Northern Lights College - Support - Sister Jamie Bond Acclaimed Ba...

Friends, We are pleased to announce that Jamie BOND has been acclaimed your bargaining committee chairperson. For those of you who don't know Jamie she started working for the college in 2018 at its Dawson Creek Campus as a Copyright Assistant in the Library. Although she is new to bargaining, she is not new to activism. Jamie has been a shop steward since 2020 and lifelong activist who priorit...

August 30, 2022

Following talks with PSA, BCGEU stands down job action in BC Public Service -...

Following a return to the bargaining table, the BCGEU's Public Service Bargaining Committee has stood down job action at BC Public Service worksites as a sign of good faith.   The committee returned to the bargaining table with the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) last Thursday and has made significant progress. The two sides will continue to meet throughout the week, hoping to finalize a tentati...

August 30, 2022

Member Portal Poster: PLEASE POST - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

ATTN: BCGEU Stewards and Designated Contacts at Post-Secondary Worksites PLEASE PRINT POSTER AND POST ON BCGEU BULLETIN BOARD Might Need Strike Pay? Update your Contact Info!  You may have heard that our fellow BCGEU members working in the public service are taking job action to pressure the B.C. government to offer a meaningful cost-of-living protection for their wages. Though negotiations for...

August 30, 2022

PLEASE POST: Member Portal Poster - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

ATTN: BCGEU Stewards and Designated Contacts at Post-Secondary Worksites PLEASE PRINT POSTER AND POST ON BCGEU BULLETIN BOARD Might Need Strike Pay? Update your Contact Info!  You may have heard that our fellow BCGEU members working in the public service are taking job action to pressure the B.C. government to offer a meaningful cost-of-living protection for their wages. Though negotiations for...

August 25, 2022

Guru Nanak Sikh Academy - Unfair Labour Practice Complaints Settled. May IMP...

Friends,I am pleased to advise that thanks to your activism and perseverance, the unfair labour practice complaints against your employer have been satisfactorily settled. Please read this bulletin carefully as the settlement may apply to you. If you are a member who was named in the applications who has not yet heard as to the outcome as it applies to you, please contact Erik Hoibak in the Adv...