COMPONENT 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATION

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

January 13, 2017

Chilliwack volunteers sought for ambitious project to interview every senior ...

Older people living in long-term care homes are often overlooked, forgotten behind the walls. An ambitious project taken on by the province's Office of the Seniors Advocate aims to change that by interviewing all 27,000 residents in 303 care homes across the province. Read More...

January 12, 2017

Local 709 – General Membership Meeting

COMPONENT: Education, Scientific, Technical & Administrative LOCAL:           709 – General Membership Meeting DATE:             January 25, 2017 TIME:             5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PLACE:            BCGEU West Kootenay Area Office                        2316 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar AGENDA Worksite Reports Selkirk Trail Campus: Elli Knight Selkirk Silver King Campus: Rob Schwarzer ...

January 10, 2017

Metro Vancouver seniors' care workers face more struggles with icy streets

Volunteers and homecare workers are bracing for another tough week caring for the city's homebound seniors as temperatures are predicted to drop again Monday night.   Read more...

January 10, 2017

Icy road conditions are posing a danger to home care workers

BURNABY (NEWS1130) - Worries about injuries to homecare workers have increased dramatically in the past month as a result of icy road conditions. Read more...

January 10, 2017

Convention 2017: Guidelines for FT Officer and Exec VP Candidates' Election C...

1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention. 2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....

January 10, 2017

Collective Agreement Ratifies at The People's Law School

To:      All BCGEU Members at The People's Law School Re:      Collective Agreement Ratifies   The results are in and a majority of the members have voted to accept the tentative collective agreement: •    A one year agreement, expiring March 31, 2017; •    A general wage increase, effective April 1, 2016:                -     3% for the Accountant; and                -     2% for all other ...

January 05, 2017

Local 701 Union Meeting

** REMINDER **     COMPONENT:    Education, Scientific, Technical & Administration               LOCAL:    701                DATE:     Thursday, January 12, 2017                TIME:     Local Executive: 5:00 pm                              General Membership: 6:00 pm              PLACE:     BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas St)                              *Parking available in our...

January 03, 2017

Election of Bargaining Committee for The Native Courtworker and Counselling A...

Notice to Bargain The BCGEU recently gave formal notice to the employer to commence the bargaining process because the current collective agreement term ends on March 31, 2017.  Of course your collective agreement remains in full force and effect until a new agreement is negotiated and brought to all of you to vote on and ratify. Elect your Bargaining Committee There are three (3) positions ...

January 03, 2017

New BCGEU Pension Plan - BC Target Benefit Pension Plan

Download PDF of BC Target Benefit Pension Plan Booklet 2017 November Newsletter

December 19, 2016

EF International Language Schools Bargaining

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools Re:     Bargaining Begins! Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that collective agreement negotiations with your Employer commenced on December 14th and 15th. Talks were respectful, and both parties presented, and discussed a number of non-monetary language proposals. Because of the holiday season, bargaining will resu...

December 16, 2016

Government’s announcement to ban asbestos: Groups express support but asbesto...

Immediate Release                                                                        December 15, 2016 Toronto – The federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos has been highly anticipated over the past few days. Groups expressed its support to the announcement but notes their expectation for additional federal work needed to fully achieve protection from asbestos for all Canadians. ...