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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

December 13, 2023

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office - BC General Employees' Union...

BCGEU KAMLOOPS AREA OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGDecember 13, 2023    POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office GRADE:                LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT WAGE RATE:      $34.67 - $37.30 per hour An Administrative Assistant is required to provide administrative support to the staff representatives in the Kamloops Area Office, located in Kamloops, BC.  Term of assignme...

December 11, 2023

Members at Native Courtworkers and Counselling Association of BC - Bargaining...

The current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2024. Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee for upcoming negotiations with the Employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process.The bargaining committe...

December 06, 2023

Dec 6 National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women - BC ...

December 6th marks the 34th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, which occurred on December 6, 1989, in Montreal. The perpetrator, fueled by misogynistic beliefs, took the lives of 14 young women that day. Three decades later, the impact of this horrific act of violence continues to reverberate through the ongoing struggle against gender-based violence. The risk of harassment and vi...

November 28, 2023

Dogwood Initiative Bargaining Committee Members - BC General Employees' Union...

Congratulations to your two acclaimed (2) bargaining committee members. They are: Adam BaileyPaige Gorsak  We will keep you updated as bargaining moves forward and please reach out if you have any questions. In solidarity, Andrea Mears, Staff RepresentativeCaelen Cook, 701 Local ChairDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

November 23, 2023

BCIT - Support - Collective Agreement Officially Ratified! - BC General Emplo...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to advise that all parties have now ratified the renewal agreement, making the official ratification date: November 22, 2023. Thank you to our Bargaining Committee for a good well done and to all of our members for your strong support throughout the process. In order to receive future updates from your Union, please ensure that the BCGEU has your personal em...

November 20, 2023

We Want to See More Trans Elders - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Secretary-Treasurer Paul Finch Issues Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance This past year we've seen a disturbing rise in hate-driven attacks on the transgender community. The BCGEU's solidarity with transgender, gender-diverse workers, and all 2SLGBQTI+ community members is necessary and urgent-it's a lifeline, it's central to our values, and it's important to the wellbeing of our...

November 17, 2023

BCIT - Support - Tentative Agreement Ratified! - BC General Employees' Union ...

Voting by the membership is now completed and your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement has been ratified by 96.8%!Additionally, the BCIT Board of Governors have ratified the agreement. The agreement must now be ratified by the Post-Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA) but we do not anticipate any delay to that process. You will be advised when there is an...

November 14, 2023

RBC & BMO shareholders herald racial equity audit commitments - BC General Em...

Chartered banks are fourth and fifth to commit to independent assessment after successful shareholder engagement  BURNABY, B.C. | Nov. 14, 2023 – In back-to-back announcements, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Bank of Montreal (BMO) announced commitments to conduct independent racial equity audits, making them the fourth and fifth Canadian chartered banks to do so. These announcements come after ...

November 14, 2023

Native Courtworkers and Counselling Association of BC - Membership meetings -...

Your current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2024. Join us at one of our lunchtime membership meetings to find out about the election of the bargaining committee, bargaining surveys and general timeline for negotiations to start. Meetings will be held by ZOOM as follows: Thursday, November 23 12:15 pm to 1 pm Thursday, November 30 12:15 pm to 1 pm To join these virtual meetings, pleas...