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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

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 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 ...

December 01, 2022

EF International Language School - Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' ...

Your Bargaining Committee will be meeting with BCGEU Staff Representatives on December 15, 2022, to work on your bargaining proposals. It is important for your Bargaining Committee and your Union to have as much input from members in order to address your needs at the bargaining table. If you have not already completed the bargaining survey, please do so now (see attached). Please submit your b...

November 30, 2022

Local bargaining underway for post-secondary support - BC General Employees' ...

Bargaining for local collective agreements is now underway for post-secondary support staff, details are below.An important note: If you haven't already done so, please provide our union with your personal contact information in the BCGEU Member Portal.Negotiation statusWhen we last wrote to you on September 23, we had reached a tentative common collective agreement – the first ever – with the ...

November 29, 2022

BC Family Maintenance Agency - Negotiations continue - BC General Employees' ...

Your BCGEU bargaining committee and employer met again on November 28th and 29th in Burnaby and signed off several of the remaining non-monetary proposals. The parties have begun initial discussions around monetary issues. The union had hoped that the employer would table its monetary proposals this week, but it was not able to do so.The parties will resume negotiations on December 7th and 8th ...

November 25, 2022

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) - VICTORIA AREA OFFICE - BC General Employee...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)VICTORIA AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGNovember 25, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Victoria Area Office, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 3 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by ...

November 25, 2022

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NANAIMO AREA OFFICE - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NANAIMO AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTINGNovember 24, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Nanaimo Area Office, effective date to be determined.   DUTIES: Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attending membership meetings; assisting in union elections, preparing and conduc...

November 23, 2022

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - MEMBER BENEFITS (WCB) - BC General Employees' Union (B...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVEMEMBER BENEFITS (WCB)  INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGNovember 23, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a staff representative to work in the Workers' Compensation Appeal section of the Member Benefits department, effective date to be determined.   DUTIES: The successful applicant will provide advice, assistance and representation to members in workers' compensation...

November 23, 2022

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - MEMBER BENEFITS DEPARTMENT (Temporary) - BC General Em...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)MEMBER BENEFITS DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL POSTING November 23, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Member Benefits Department, effective date to be determined. The term of the assignment is up to 3 months or return of incumbent. The staff representative in benefits are currently located at the Fraser Valley...

November 18, 2022

BC Family Maintenance Agency - bargaining bulletin #3: negotiations continue...

Your BCGEU bargaining committee and employer met again on October 25th and made progress on a several more non-monetary proposals. The bargaining session scheduled for October 26th had to be cancelled due to a case of COVID-19 on one of the committees.Bargaining resumed this week on November 15th and the parties agreed on one additional non-monetary proposal. The parties are very close to reach...

November 18, 2022

Local bargaining underway for post-secondary instructors - BC General Employe...

Bargaining for local collective agreements is now underway for post-secondary instructors. Please read this bulletin for details and, if you haven't already, provide our union with your personal contact information in the BCGEU Member Portal.Negotiation statusWhen we last wrote to you on October 26, we had reached a tentative common collective agreement with the Post-Secondary Employers' Associ...

November 16, 2022

Members at EF International Language School Ltd - Bargaining Committee Electi...

The election of your bargaining has been completed and your newly elected Bargaining Committee members are:Alex Bowell                          Bargaining Chair Niamh Feeha-Fitzgerald     Bargaining Committee Member The next step is for the Bargaining Committee to meet with your Staff Representative to develop proposals to take forward to the bargaining table. Once the committee has met and dev...

November 10, 2022

BCIT – Faculty Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your bargaining committee has met with the employer for 10 bargaining sessions to date. We have made some progress on language and housekeeping proposals, and we expect to discuss more substantive and monetary proposals in January. If you have any questions, please contact the bargaining committee.   In solidarity, Steve Holding, Bargaining Committee MemberErich Moeller, Bargaining Committee Me...

November 08, 2022

Bargaining Committee for Native Education College (NEC) Members - BC General ...

At the close of nominations, Boyd Reynolds was declared elected by acclamation to the position of Bargaining Committee Chair for NEC. Boyd is the sole bargaining committee member. In the coming weeks, your bargaining committee and assigned staff negotiator will meet to prepare to resume negotiations with the Employer. As you may recall from previous bulletins, the parties have concluded negotia...

November 08, 2022

Local 703 Douglas College BCGEU Members - Steward Nominations - BC General Em...

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at Douglas college. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-workers about their issues. Acting as a liaison b...