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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.


November 03, 2016

A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards - REVISED

To:     All BCGEU Local 701 Stewards Re:     A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards - REVISED   Date:         Friday November 18, 2016 Time:         9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location:    BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC)   ** CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF REGISTRATION **   We will be arranging another date/time for Enhanced Steward Training in the future – we will contac...

October 25, 2016

Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election for EF International Language...

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools Re:     Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election   Please be advised that Lorraine Murphy has been elected as the Bargaining Committee Member to represent members together with Richard Stanley, Bargaining Committee Chair, at EF International Language Schools. Congratulations Richard and Lorraine! Thanks to all who particip...

October 25, 2016

York House School Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached

To:     All BCGEU Members at York House School Re:     Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached   The Union has reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of the collective agreement with the Employer. A tentative agreement needs to be approved by the membership in a ratification vote. The Union Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the tentative agreem...

October 24, 2016

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System You may have noticed a change with the hazardous product labelling at your worksite. This is due to the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The Globally Harmonized System was initiated to standardize information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces and with our ma...

October 20, 2016

Native Education College - Strike Vote Results

Ballots were counted for the strike vote and members voted 93% in favour of strike. We are in the process of determining next steps and will continue to update members as soon as information is available. Thank you to everyone for your continued support. In Solidarity Your Bargaining Committee: John Pateman, Bargaining Committee Ron Wallace, Bargaining Committee Sheila Puga, Regional Coor...