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COMPONENT 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE

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

March 08, 2023

Guru Nanak Education Society (Sikh Academy) - Tentative First Collective Agre...

To: All BCGEU Members at Guru Nanak Education Society (Sikh Academy) Re: Tentative First Collective Agreement has been accepted Friends, We are very pleased to announce that yesterday's (March 7th) in-person ratification vote for your First Collective Agreement was successful. The tentative first collective agreement was ratified (accepted) unanimously with a 100% YES vote. Congratulations! It ...

March 06, 2023

Bureau Veritas Canada (2019) Inc. - Bargaining Committee elected - BC Genera...

Nominations have been received and the following people have been acclaimed as your Bargaining Committee:Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee is: Laird Story - Bargaining Committee Chairperson Bhavesh Patel - Bargaining Committee member Daphne Kowalczyk - Bargaining Committee member The Bargaining Committee will soon begin preparations for negotiations with the employer. We will be reviewing the cur...

March 03, 2023

Shareholders call RBC and BMO to action on racial equity - BC General Employe...

Shareholders will soon get a chance to vote on two proposals on racial equity at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The proposals were jointly filed by BCGEU with Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) on behalf of the Atkinson Foundation. This comes following announcements from both the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and National Bank of C...

March 02, 2023

BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationali...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 2, 2023BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationalize FPICThe labour union and Indigenous political organization joined forces with the aim of combining their respective expertise to push financial institutions to operationalize FPIC.Vancouver, BC, Musqueam Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territories - The B.C. General Employees' Union ...

March 01, 2023

BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal - BC General Employees...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2023  BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal  BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The member unions of the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is the lead union representing 13,000...

February 28, 2023

Notice of Guru Nanak Education Society of BC Member Information Meeting and ...

ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰੋ।  Friends, Attached to this bulletin is your tentative first collective agreement that you will be voting on immediately following a member information meeting scheduled for March 7th.  The vote will be in-person immediately following the meeting.  Member Meeting InformationDate: Tuesday, March 7thTime: 4:00 p.m. to 7:...

February 22, 2023

Northern Lights College Support - Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' ...

To: All BCGEU Members at Northern Lights College SupportRe: Bargaining Update Friends, We are writing to provide a further update regarding the progress of negotiations for the renewal of your 2019-2022 collective agreement.We exchanged proposals with the Employer on Monday, February 6, 2023, finding that we had many areas in common, including our concern about services to students. We continue...

February 21, 2023

Vancouver Talmud Torah School - Bargaining Committee Nominations – Three (3) ...

As the collective agreement with your Employer expires on August 31, 2023, we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining.The Union needs your help and participation in the preparations and bargaining process. The first step is to elect a union bargaining committee which will negotiate the new collective agreement with the employer bargaining committee. You will need to elect ...

February 17, 2023

BC Family Maintenance Agency Tentative Agreement Ratifies - BC General Employ...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that the tentative agreement was ratified this morning with a vote that was 83% in favour. The next steps are for a draft collective agreement to be produced and proofed by the bargaining committee, union and the employer. When the agreement has been signed by the parties, copies will be distributed to all members.I would like to take this opportu...

February 10, 2023

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 **Part 1: online (1-day) -  CHOOSE ONE OF March 30, April 5 OR April 14, 2023 &Part 2 – In-person (2-day) - April 17 & 18, 2023  Area 04 Local Executive Leadership Training will be held in two parts. Part 1 is an all-day online webinar. You will have a choice of one of the three dates listed above. Part 2 is a two-day in-person training s...