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.


January 31, 2017

Local 712 Enhanced Steward Training

To:       Stewards and Executive Members in Local 0712 Re:       Enhanced Steward Training   MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Enhanced Steward Training   Date:             Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Time:             9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Location:        Northwest Area Office of the BCGEU                      #102 - 4710 Lazelle Avenue                       Terrace, BC V8G 1T2                           ...

January 31, 2017

Bargaining Update for EF International Language School

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language School Re:     Bargaining Update   Your bargaining committee resumed collective agreement negotiations with the Employer on January 17, 2017. Two days were spent at the table, and a sizable number of non-monetary language proposals were exchanged. Talks were respectful, and we are hopeful that there will be some positive movement by the E...

January 27, 2017

Local 712 meeting - convention

DATE: Tuesday February 28, 2017 TIME: 6:00 pm PLACE: BCGEU Terrace Area Office            102-4710 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC  or Conference Call – Dial 1-866-562-0090, ID#:  567027 AGENDA 1.    Call for Nominations and the Election of Local 712 Delegate and Alternates to Convention (Local 712 is entitled to 1 delegate and 2 alternates) 2.    Call for Resolutions 2017 BCGEU Convention 3.   ...

January 26, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...

January 26, 2017

Local 701 meeting - WSA'NEC' School Board

DATE: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 TIME: 3:30 pm PLACE: Saanich Fairgrounds Meeting Room   AGENDA •    Election of four (4) members for the Bargaining Committee •    Call for proposals for bargaining In solidarity Cheryl Jones, BCGEU Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here 467/MoveUP

January 26, 2017

Local 707 meeting - convention

DATE: March 1, 2017 TIME: 5:00 pm PLACE: BCGEU Area Office             1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna   AGENDA Nomination and Election of Delegates to the BCGEU Triennial Convention 8 Delegates 2 Alternates If you are interested in attending the BCGEU Convention as a delegate, please complete the attached nomination form and return it to the Kelowna Office by no later than 5:00 p.m. on March ...

January 25, 2017

Local 703 meeting

DATE: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 TIME: 6:00pm PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office – Tsawwassen Room             Suite #130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver   ELECTION OF DELEGATES TO THE BCGEU 50th CONVENTION Nominations are now open for delegates to the BCGEU convention and will close at the meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. AGENDA Call for Resolutions 2017 BCGEU Convention Election of...

January 25, 2017

Local 702 delegates

DATE: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 TIME: General Meeting – 5:00 p.m. PLACE: BCGEU North Island Area Office             106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo   Important Notice Regarding BCGEU Triennial Convention – June 14th-17th, 2017 Every member of Local 702 is encouraged to consider running for election to be a delegate or alternative delegate to the 2017 Triennial Convention. A meeting to elect ...