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

August 08, 2016

Local 701 nomination for local executive

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large (1 position) The term is until Spring of 2017. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: September 7, 2016 at 5:00 pm If there is an election for a position, candidates may...

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...

July 22, 2016

BCGEU Members at EF International Language School Election of Bargaining Comm...

Nominations are now open for the following positions: •    Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee - one position •    Bargaining Committee member - two positions     Yes, you can be nominated for both elections. The election for Chairperson will be conducted first. If you are elected Chairperson, your nomination for committee member would be unnecessary and withdrawn. If you’re nominated fo...

July 22, 2016

Members at NEC Native Education College Bargaining Update and Meeting

On May 3, 2016, your Bargaining Committee began negotiations with Native Education College to renew your collective agreement. Bargaining continued on May 9, 12, 17, 24 and June 13. We have been able to agree on a number of non-monetary proposals. However, we have made little progress on monetary issues. Specifically, the parties have been unable to agree on key issues, including: •    wages ...

July 19, 2016

JM Project Management Bargaining Survey

BCGEU members at JM Project Management are invited to complete a short bargaining survey.  This is your opportunity to have a say in the terms and conditions in your collective agreement. Please take the time to fill out the attached survey, so that the Bargaining Committee knows what is most important to you in your job contract. The deadline for returning bargaining surveys is Thursday, Jul...

July 19, 2016

Local 712 NWCC Members Results for Instructors Bargaining Committee Chairper...

Please be advised that Keisha Reichert was acclaimed as Bargaining Committee Chairperson at the close of nominations July 13, 2016. Congratulations, we look forward to working with you!  UNIFOR467/MoveUP