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

November 09, 2016

The best system for non-medical marijuana sales already exists - Op-Ed The Pr...

By Stephanie Smith & Damian Kettlewell Love it or hate it, public retailing of non-medical marijuana is coming. With that in mind, the most socially responsible way to sell it in B.C. is through our existing public and private liquor stores. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals took office in October 2015, they did so with a host of mandates from Canadians. Former prime minister...

November 08, 2016

Honouring Aboriginal Veterans

On November 8 we, as Canadians, honor and celebrate the great contributions and sacrifices that Aboriginal peoples have made in defending Canada during times of war. Aboriginal veterans have participated in all major wars since the war of 1812 and enlist at a higher proportion than any other group in Canada.    For many, enlisting presented many challenges such as learning English, leaving the...

November 08, 2016

York House School Society - Results for Ratification

We are pleased to advise that members employed by York House School Society have ratified a renewal Collective Agreement. The five year agreement will now be in effect until August 2021. The Bargaining Committee would like to thank the membership for their continued support throughout the bargaining process. In Solidarity Philip Coates, Bargaining Unit Chair David Prissinotti, Bargaining Co...

November 03, 2016

A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards - REVISED

To:     All BCGEU Local 701 Stewards Re:     A Whole Day Just for Local 701 Stewards - REVISED   Date:         Friday November 18, 2016 Time:         9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location:    BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC)   ** CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF REGISTRATION **   We will be arranging another date/time for Enhanced Steward Training in the future – we will contac...

October 25, 2016

Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election for EF International Language...

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools Re:     Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election   Please be advised that Lorraine Murphy has been elected as the Bargaining Committee Member to represent members together with Richard Stanley, Bargaining Committee Chair, at EF International Language Schools. Congratulations Richard and Lorraine! Thanks to all who particip...

October 25, 2016

York House School Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached

To:     All BCGEU Members at York House School Re:     Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached   The Union has reached a tentative agreement for the renewal of the collective agreement with the Employer. A tentative agreement needs to be approved by the membership in a ratification vote. The Union Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the tentative agreem...