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 19, 2017

$10-a-day child care would boost B.C. economy in 3 years, report suggests

A $10-a-day child care plan in B.C. would start paying itself off in three years, according to a new report.   Read More...

January 19, 2017

Local 701 Meeting - REVISED

COMPONENT: Education, Scientific, Technical & Administration (ESTA) LOCAL:          701 DATE:           Thursday, February 16, 2017 TIME:            5:30 pm PLACE:          BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas St) ** REVISED ** AGENDA Election of one (1) Delegate and (2) Alternates to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitutional Convention If you are interested in being considered for...

January 16, 2017

BCGEU issues 72-hour strike notice at Justice Institute store

BCGEU members at the JIBC Store have served 72-hour strike notice for the store located in the Justice Institute. The store is operated by JM Project Management. Members at the store will be in a legal position to strike effective Thursday, January 19, 2017 as the strike notice was issued to the Labour Relations Board today. This does not mean there will necessarily be a strike starting on tha...

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