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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 14, 2016

Just Film Festival coming up in February

The Just Film Festival features social justice and environmental documentaries that go to the heart of issues confronting communities here and around the planet. The focus of the festival is to motivate audiences to action by spotlighting issues both local and global. It will also include a Social Justice Bazaar, on Saturday February 13th. Visit the festival website for more information about ...

January 11, 2016

Area 04 stewards' training

COURSE: Stewards' Training WHEN: February 16-18, 2016 WHERE: BCGEU Fraser Valley Area Office, 8555 198A Street, Langley TIME: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm - Please note: our gate and office do not open until 8:30 am REGISTRATION: Please call our office at 604-882-0111 or toll free at 1-888-991-6062 or respond by email to [email protected] as soon as possible to register for t...

January 08, 2016

Tsawwassen Independent School Society bargaining committee elections

The Nominations for Bargaining Committee Chair and Committee Members have closed. There were three members nominated to represent you on the Bargaining Committee. Your Bargaining Committee Members are: Chair: Stephanie Davis Members: Nancy Boettcher, Kate Quenville We will be meeting in the near future to go over surveys that we received and put together our proposals. A notice will ...

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 ...