B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

March 14, 2019

BCGEU celebrates announcement to bring home support workers under government ...

The Fraser Health, Vancouver Coastal Health and Vancouver Island Health authorities have announced they will bring home support services in-house. The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has been lobbying to bring home care support workers under government employment for over two decades and enthusiastically welcomes a change that will provide greater security to workers, and b...

March 11, 2019

News on Bargaining - School District 81 - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative collective agreement. The Committee would like to thank you for your support and assistance during this set of negotiations. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact any member of the Committee.   In solidarity,    Kathleen Ganson, Bargaining Committee ChairAngela Hicks, Bargaining Committee MemberJen...

March 08, 2019

Thompson-Nicola Regional Library - Bargaining update - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is sending out this bulletin to ensure the membership is informed about the ongoing collective agreement bargaining process between the Union and the Thompson Nicola Regional Library. The parties met from March 4 to March 7, 2019 and exchanged proposals with each side providing an explanation as to the reason for the proposal. We worked through a number of language pro...

March 08, 2019

BCGEU celebrates International Women’s Day with solidarity and action - BCGEU

International Women's Day (IWD) is recognized every year on March 8. It's an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women and the extraordinary role women play in their families, workplaces, and communities across the globe. It's also an opportunity to acknowledge how much work remains to be done to achieve true gender equality and ensure all women everywhere are empowered to reach their ...

March 07, 2019

Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School Bargaining Committee Members - BCGEU

Please be advised that the following BCGEU members have been acclaimed as the Bargaining Committee for Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School: Linda Smythe Tyler Gilowski Anne-Marie Roberts  Congratulations to Linda, Tyler and Anne-Marie, and thank you for stepping forward to serve on the bargaining committee. I look forward to working with them to secure a fair collective agreement for all BCGEU me...

March 01, 2019

2019 National Union scholarships - BCGEU

Click here for information about the BCGEU scholarship program. The BCGEU is a component of the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). Our national union offers its own scholarships of $1,500 each that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers. Applicants must be: the children or grandchildren, or the foster children or the foster grandchildren, of me...

February 28, 2019

BCGEU Demands Action to Improve Officer and Community Safety

The BCGEU is asking the B.C. Government to step in and take action to improve conditions in BC's adult correctional facilities. A report released this week by the Office of the Auditor General found that the Adult Custody Division of BC Corrections has failed to implement five of eight recommendations intended to improve the safety and effectiveness of BC's prisons. "BC Corrections has had four...

February 22, 2019

How does BC Budget 2019 affect British Columbians? Read our analysis - BCGEU

Dear BCGEU members, Last October I presented the BCGEU’s submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services as part of the public consultation for the 2019/20 provincial budget. Our submission outlined four priorities: address housing affordability and supply; rebuild the public services needed to support an effective poverty reduction strategy; protect B.C.’s enviro...