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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.


July 19, 2016

JM Project Management Bargaining Survey

BCGEU members at JM Project Management are invited to complete a short bargaining survey.  This is your opportunity to have a say in the terms and conditions in your collective agreement. Please take the time to fill out the attached survey, so that the Bargaining Committee knows what is most important to you in your job contract. The deadline for returning bargaining surveys is Thursday, Jul...

July 19, 2016

Local 712 NWCC Members Results for Instructors Bargaining Committee Chairper...

Please be advised that Keisha Reichert was acclaimed as Bargaining Committee Chairperson at the close of nominations July 13, 2016. Congratulations, we look forward to working with you!  UNIFOR467/MoveUP

July 13, 2016

Nomination for Local 704 Executive

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: First-Vice Chair Recording Secretary For the balance of the three year term.  Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: August 12, 2016. If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of informat...

July 08, 2016

Region 4 Women's Conference

                                                                Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12. The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...

July 06, 2016

NDP MLA's Constituency Offices (Assistants) Steward List

MLA Constituency Steward Area 01 Victoria (South Island) Fleming, Rob Victoria-Swan Lake Robyn Spilker Holman, Gary Saanich North and the Islands Horgan, John Juan de Fuca Andrew Barrett Karagianis, Maurine Esqu...

July 05, 2016

The BCGEU stands with Canada Post workers

Canada Post’s announcement that they will lock out Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) members as soon as Friday is an attack on collective bargaining, its workers and its customers. Canada Post is refusing to do the work of collective bargaining with CUPW by demanding massive rollbacks on the union’s hard fought gains. Those rollbacks include moving all new hires from a defined benefit...

July 04, 2016

NEC Native Education College bargaining update and meeting

On May 3, 2016, your Bargaining Committee began negotiations with Native Education College to renew your collective agreement. Bargaining continued on May 9, 12, 17, 24 and June 13. We have been able to agree on a number of non-monetary proposals. However, we have made little progress on monetary issues. Specifically, the parties have been unable to agree on key issues, including: wages jo...

June 30, 2016

BCGEU presses Canadian Prime Minister on Mexican teacher repression

Since mid-May, Mexican teachers have launched a nation-wide protest against new government measures that seek to shut down teacher (normal) training schools, base continued employment on teachers’ results on standardized written exams, and eliminate the need for pedagogical training for new teachers. The government’s response has been a wave of violence that includes the abduction and arbitrary...