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.


October 07, 2016

BCGEU makes budget submission to Finance Committee

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith made a presentation to the B.C. Select Standing Committee on Finance and Governnment Services today, outlining the union’s priorities for the upcoming provincial budget. Smith noted that it’s time to chart a different course in British Columbia and urged the government to take steps to accomplish three main objectives – quality jobs for all British Columbians; r...

October 04, 2016

EF International Language Schools Results of Bargaining

To:       All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools Re:       Results of Bargaining Chair Election and             Notice of Election of Bargaining Committee Member   Please be advised that Richard Stanley has been elected as the Bargaining Committee Chair to represent members at EF International Language Schools. Congratulations Richard! Below are the names of the nominees for ...

September 30, 2016

Watch: Stephanie Smith looks back on a busy week and speaks about the importa...

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith looks back on a busy week in Victoria that included worksite visits, a member BBQ and the Union of BC Municipalities convention. She also honours the work of Phyllis Webstad on Orange Shirt Day. Have a look:

September 29, 2016

EF International Language Schools - Balloting for Bargaining Unit Chair

It has come to our attention that a number of members did not receive a mailed ballot.  To ensure that every member has an opportunity to cast their vote in this important election, ballots will be available at the worksite as follows: Friday, September 30th from 11:10 to 12:50 If you have not already voted, please look for Staff Representative Shelly Appleton during the lunch break, in orde...

September 27, 2016

Local 0710 Enhanced Stewards' Training

BCGEU Enhanced Stewards' Training Stewards of Local 0710 Here is your opportunity!   Where:   The BCGEU Peace River Area office              10251 100th Street, Fort St. John Date:     Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 Time:     9:00 AM to 4:30 PM     WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU FOR THIS VALUABLE TRAINING *** Please fill out the attached registration form and return it to the BCGEU office...

September 26, 2016

A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards!

To:         All BCGEU Local 701 Stewards Re:         A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards!   Bring your Questions!  Build Your Skills!  Have Fun!   Don't you deserve a day to feel appreciated for the work you do representing your co-workers as a BCGEU steward? Did you know that you have an entire group of people with Union experience and expertise who want to help/mentor you in your s...