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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

October 04, 2022

Local 710 Members - Nominations Received for Vacant Positions on the Local Ex...

We have received nominations for each of the following vacant positions on the 0710 Local Executive. · Young Worker · 1st Vice Chair · Member at Large · Member at Large   As per the D-8 policy: "Where no nomination is received for an office, nominations will be considered to remain open, but by-elections should occur until all appeals are exhausted. During the three year term, if a member in go...

September 29, 2022

Learn, Reflect and Participate in the National Day for Truth and Reconciliati...

  Tomorrow is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and union encourages all members to take the day to learn, reflect and participate in events going on in our communities.  Learn and Reflect - Reconciliation is an ongoing process, and in addition to the events that are occurring tomorrow, our union has gathered a variety of resources including suggestions of some Indigenous business...

September 27, 2022

Members at Kenneth Gordon School - BC Target Benefit Pension Plan - BC Gener...

Attached to this FYI is a PDF copy of the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan document that is applicable to you as a Kenneth Gordon School employee and as a BCGEU member. If you have any questions regarding your plan, please reach out to your worksite Steward or you can email your area office at [email protected] with your questions as well.   In Solidarity, Katie SmithStaff Representative   Download...

September 27, 2022

School District 59 – Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Please Post notice and nomination form on Union bulletin board Steward nominations closed on September 22, 2022 for School District 59 on all worksites. As there were no nominations, we are re-opening the election.Nominations are now open and close at midnight on Monday, October 10, 2022. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to: Email: [email protected]: 250-785-0048101...

September 23, 2022

Post-secondary support reach first-ever tentative *common* agreement - BC Gen...

We are pleased to announce that, after bargaining through the week and into the early morning hours today, we successfully established with your employer’s bargaining agent a tentative common agreement for all BCGEU members working in post-secondary support services – the first ever!  Why is this significant?A common agreement enables us to standardize the collective agreements across the post-...

September 16, 2022

Negotiations begin Tuesday for next post-secondary collective agreement - BC ...

Negotiations for the next collective agreement for post-secondary support services begins Tuesday, September 20th. As a member of the BCGEU, please read this bulletin for important information. What to expect next week As your BCGEU elected representatives on the College and Institute Support Service Bargaining Association (CISSBA), we will begin bargaining your next collective agreement on Tue...

September 15, 2022

Bargaining Update – EF International Language School Bargaining Committee Nom...

The Nomination period is now completed and the following members had their names submitted for the following positions:Bargaining Chair:Murray WadeAlex Bowell Bargaining Committee:Niamh Feehan-FitzgeraldAlex BowellAs there are two members who put their names in for both positions, the Union will need to hold an election for both positions. The Union will be sending out an FYI shortly to all mem...

September 12, 2022

Local 703 members at NEC Native Education College - M2M Drop-In on September...

Do you have questions about the union? Members of your Local Executive are hosting a drop in session and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 703 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. This is an opportunity for you to meet your Local 703 Executive and share any questions or concerns you may have regarding topics such as; workplace issues, occupation...

September 12, 2022

Kenneth Gordon School - bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Bargaining Committee met with the BCGEU Staff Representatives on August 30-31, 2022, during their summer vacation, to work on your bargaining proposals. Your Bargaining Committee and the BCGEU Staff Representatives are scheduled to meet again on September 23, and October 6-7, 2022 to continue putting together your bargaining proposals.It is important for your Bargaining Committee and your ...

September 09, 2022

Fort St. John Public Library - Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Un...

Please Post notice and nomination form on Union bulletin board Steward nominations are now open for theFort St. John Public Library.Nominations are now open and close at midnight on Friday, September 23, 2022. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to: Email: [email protected]: 250-785-004810147 100 Ave. Fort St. John, BC V1J 1Y7 (back door drop box available) If you have ...

September 09, 2022

Nominations Open for NEC Bargaining Committee - BC General Employees' Union (...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a new bargaining committee to work with the staff negotiator to finish renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Elected bargaining committees help ensure members' voices are heard and their interests protected and advanced through the bargaining process. The bargaining committee has three positions, as follows:   One bargaining co...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 02, 2022

Members at Northern Lights College - Support - Sister Jamie Bond Acclaimed Ba...

Friends, We are pleased to announce that Jamie BOND has been acclaimed your bargaining committee chairperson. For those of you who don't know Jamie she started working for the college in 2018 at its Dawson Creek Campus as a Copyright Assistant in the Library. Although she is new to bargaining, she is not new to activism. Jamie has been a shop steward since 2020 and lifelong activist who priorit...