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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.


January 08, 2016

BCGEU opposes renters’ dispute fee hike imposed by B.C. Government

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB). The new fee took effect on Jan. 1. A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. An appeal review will now cost $50, up from $25. “British Col...

January 06, 2016

Local 701 executive elections - 1st vice chairperson

On behalf of the Local 701 Executive, I am pleased to advise that Chantel Mather has been elected to the position of 1st Vice Chairperson on the Local Executive. Please join me in wishing her well as she takes on this new responsibility. Your new Local 701 Executive Members are: Chairperson - Steven Kitcher  First Vice Chairperson – Chantel Mather Second Vice Chairperson - Tim Renneberg ...