B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATION

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

BCGEU members in the public service – your new collective agreement between t...

The new 18th Main Public Service Agreement and Component Agreements are in effect as of April 1, 2019. BCGEU members who work in the B.C. public service ratified these agreements last year following five weeks of negotiations.The agreements are for three years and expire on March 31, 2022. The main agreement features many improvements, such as: a two per cent general wage increase in each year...

2019 BCGEU Scholarships - BCGEU

Applications for the 2019 BCGEU Scholarship program are now being accepted. The union will award $60,000 in scholarships to students in post-secondary education. Full-time scholarships are worth $2,000 and part-time scholarships are worth $1,000.Apply online here. Applicants must be: A BCGEU member; or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff[1], and A current or prospec...

April 18, 2019

Northern Lights College - Faculty News of bargaining - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative collective agreement. The Committee would like to thank you for your support and assistance during this set of negotiations. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact any member of the Committee. In solidarity, Darryn Wellstead, Bargaining Committee ChairKelsey Stevens for Kathy Weaver, Staff Represent...

April 18, 2019

Staff Representative Advocacy/WCB - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE ADVOCACY/WCB  INTERNAL POSTING April 18, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Workers' Compensation Appeal section, effective date to be determined. The term of assignment is up to 4 months or to return of incumbent. DUTIES: The successful applicant will provide advice, assistance and representatio...

April 16, 2019

Staff Representative (Temporary) Research & Interactive (R&I) Services - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE RESEARCH & INTERACTIVE (R&I) SERVICES  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGApril 16, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union requires a temporary staff representative (political action campaigner) for its Research & Interactive (R&I) services, effective date to be determined. The term of assignment is up to 12 months or to return of incumbent.  The posi...

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 12, 2019

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library - Update on bargaining - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is sending out this bulletin to update you on the collective agreement bargaining process between the Union and the Thompson Nicola Regional Library. The parties met again on Friday, April 12, 2019. We have reached an impasse in negotiations. The parties are scheduled to meet again on Tuesday, April 30 to determine how to proceed. We will continue to provide updates as...

April 12, 2019

Peace River Area office - Secretary LEVEL 5 - MoveUP agreement - BCGEU

BCGEU PEACE RIVER AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING April 12, 2019     POSITION: SECRETARY GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MOVEUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to provide secretarial support to staff representatives in the Peace River Area Office. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will perform Level 5 duties as assigned. Duties to include: processing a variety of documents on a personal...

April 12, 2019

Senior Departmental Clerk – Negotiations Department BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING  April 12, 2019    POSITION: SENIOR DEPARTMENTAL CLERK – NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT GRADE: LEVEL 6 – MOVEUP AGREEMENT A Senior Departmental Clerk is required for the Negotiations Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Will include: Overseeing the work of the staff in the Negotiations Department; assigning non-routine work; monitoring and reporting pe...

April 12, 2019

Vocational Instructors at Selkirk College- Tentative Collective Agreement - B...

Following weeks of productive negotiations, we are pleased to announce that tentative common and local agreements have been reached. The Bargaining Committee recommends that members vote "yes" to ratify the agreements. Ratification Information Meetings and Voting: Date: April 29, 2019 Time: 9:00 am Location: Grand Forks                               Time: 12:00 pm Location: Trail               ...

April 12, 2019

Staff Representative Negotiations Department - Internal/External posting

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING April 11, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service 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; developm...

April 11, 2019

Coast Mountain College – Instructors Only Tentative Agreement for Both Common...

**PLEASE DISREGARD THE FYI EMAILED TO YOU ON APRIL 10TH Your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer in December, January and March to bargain a new Collective Agreement and is pleased to announce that Tentative Agreements have been reached! Your bargaining committee members will be attending the meeting. Your committee is recommending acceptance of the Tentative Agreements. We are confident...

April 10, 2019

Looking into the new report on B.C. money laundering - BCGEU

The B.C. government released a report from Peter German, noting that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU joined Adam Stirling to talk more about the report. see video here.. UWU/MoveUP

April 10, 2019

Themis Program Management & Consulting Ltd - CORRECTION: Transition committee...

The bulletin of March 27, 2019 incorrectly stated that a candidate had been elected to fill the Victoria Office Representative position by acclamation. Instead, there were two nominees at the close of nominations so an election is required. In random order, the candidates are: Steve Kitcher Chantel Mather A balloting package is being mailed to each member at the Themis Victoria office for wh...

April 10, 2019

Camosun College Ratification and vote *FOR BOTH COMMON and LOCAL AGREEMENTS -...

COMPONENT: 7LOCAL: 701 – All BCGEU Members at Camosun College (both Lansdowne and Interurban Campuses) DATE: Monday, April 15, 2019TIME: 3:15-4:30pm PLACE: Interurban Campus-Annex 4461 Interurban Rd, Victoria, BC    SUBJECT:   BCGEU Camosun College RATIFICATION MEETING and VOTE                   *FOR BOTH COMMON and LOCAL AGREEMENTS Your Bargaining Committee has been working very hard on your ...

April 08, 2019

Only a public inquiry can reveal the full scope of money laundering in B.C. -...

BURNABY – Today the B.C. government released the initial details of investigator Peter German's latest report on money laundering in the province, which disclosed that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. As the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) continues to call for a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and mone...