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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

Local Elections 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Local Elections are beginning early 2022.  Please find more information for your Local here UWU/MoveUP

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 ...

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 ...

January 24, 2022

York House School Society - Ratification Information Meeting and Vote - BC Ge...

On January 20, a new tentative agreement was reached for York House School Society. Your bargaining committee would like to invite members to a ratification meeting to review the ratification document and answer your questions before you cast your vote.  Details on how to vote are included below. The ratification document is available here Ratification Meeting The bargaining committee has sched...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 20, 2022

Staff Representative - Advocacy Department (2 Positions) - BC General Employe...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVEADVOCACY DEPARTMENT(2 Positions)  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 20, 2022     The B.C. General Employees' Union requires two staff representatives to work in the Advocacy Department. The effective dates are to be determined. BCGEU may consider alternative work locations for the positions. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocac...

January 20, 2022

Needed urgently: OHS worker reps at BCIT - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Last November, we sent you bulletins with updates about changes to the OHS committee structure at the Burnaby BCIT Campus. We asked you to consider being a BCGEU OHS worker representative on one of ten new joint occupational health and safety (JOHS) committees. OHS reps, and the new committee structure, give BCGEU members a much stronger voice in making BCIT a safe and healthy place to work.The...

January 19, 2022

BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA) - Reminder of BCFMA Bargaining Committee...

This is a reminder that the following two members were nominated for one bargaining committee position out of VCO and so an election is required: Tim Gibson Steve Kitcher (The order of the candidates’ names has been randomized for this bulletin—they will appear in this same random order on the ballot.) The vote will be conducted using secure electronic voting. Members at VCO will receive an e...

January 19, 2022

Public Service Negotiations Scheduled to Commence - BC General Employees' Uni...

BCGEU President and Public Service Bargaining Committee Chair Stephanie Smith announced this week that negotiations aimed at reaching our 19th public service main and component collective agreements will kick off at the end of this month."I'm pleased that the BCGEU and the PSA will begin negotiations on January 31 well ahead of the March 31, 2022 expiry of the current collective agreements," sa...

January 18, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 18, 2022     POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – ADVOCACY GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   An Administrative Assistant is required to assist secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives, as well assist with the implementation of library projects. DUTIES:  General Advocacy administrative duties may include processing a...

January 17, 2022

Nomination for Local 710 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Youth Worker Member-at-Large Equity Representative The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The de...

January 14, 2022

Nomination for Local 704 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (3 positions) Member at Large Equity Worker Young Worker The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations ...

January 14, 2022

Staff Representative - Negotiations Department- BC General Employees' Union (...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 14, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department, effective date to be determined. DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining strategies; development and implementation o...

January 12, 2022

Nomination for Local 712 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large Young Worker The term is three years. Information on these roles is attached HERE  Deadline to send nominations is:  February 11, 2022, at 6:00pm Nominations Close at the meeting:  Via Zoom or In person at the Ter...

January 12, 2022

Call for Nominations for Local 705 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 2 Members-at-Large 1 Member–at-Large: Youth Worker (29 years of age or younger) 1 Member-at-Large: Equity and Diversity representative (must self-identify in at least one of four equity groups: Aboriginal, worker with disability, worke...