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COMPONENT 7 - EDUCATION, SCIENTIFIC, TECHNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE

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

May 19, 2021

local 710 - School District 59 Steward Elections - BCGEU

Steward elections are open as of Wednesday, May 19, 2021 for Local 0710 members at School District 59.Please ensure a copy of this notice, the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace.Nominations will close on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to: BCGEU Peace River Area Office1014...

May 19, 2021

Public Service Members with ‘on hold’ Classification Appeals - Update and Zo...

Members have expressed concerns about the length of time being taken to reactivate appeals that were placed on hold in the spring of 2020. The hold was due to a backlog of appeals dating back to 2011. At that time, after a period of trying to manage these older appeals as well as those being newly filed, both parties agreed to concentrate on the older appeals out of fairness to the appellants w...

May 19, 2021

Native Education College - Bargaining Committee Nominations Extended - BCGEU

The deadline to submit nominations for the NEC bargaining committee has been extended to Monday, May 31, 2021 at 5pm. Members may still use the nomination form included with the May 3, 2021 bulletin despite the extended deadline. A member who has already been nominated does not need to be nominated again.Call for Nominations Nominations are open again for a bargaining committee to negotiate ren...

May 14, 2021

BC NDP MLAs (Constituency Assistants) - Bargaining Update – Survey Results - ...

Thanks to all of you who were able to attend the remote membership meeting, with your Bargaining Committee, on May 11th. It was a great turnout and we appreciated your questions and input. We heard your request for a report back on the results of the survey we conducted in March. You wanted to know what our top priorities are, as identified in the survey, as these are the issues that should be ...

May 13, 2021

SECRETARY LEVEL 3 - Organizing (Temporary) - BCGEU

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 13, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT   A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. Term of assignment is up to 5 months or return of incumbent.   DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES  Duties will include: proces...

May 06, 2021

BC NDP Caucus - Stewards and OSH Representatives - BCGEU

The Union is pleased to advise you that the following members have been acclaimed as Health and Safety Representatives and Shop Stewards for the BC NDP Caucus: Health and Safety              Email AddressCassidy Crowe                    [email protected]    Steward                             Email AddressCaelen Cook                       [email protected] Tyrrell           ...

May 05, 2021

COVID Update - BCGEU

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, our understanding of the virus is rapidly evolving. It is now widely recognized that airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 can occur under certain conditions. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recently updated its guidance to acknowledge that SARS-CoV- 2 is spread through aerosols (smaller droplets that can hang in the air for periods of time).1 Further...

May 03, 2021

All BCGEU Members at NEC Native Education College - Bargaining Committee Nomi...

Call for Nominations Nominations are open again for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. The bargaining committee has three p...

May 03, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Vancouver Talmud Torah School - VTT Instructors Ratify T...

We are pleased to announce that the bargaining unit voted 84.6% in favour of accepting the terms of the tentative agreement. The ratification meeting was held on April 22 and online voting ended at 5 pm on Friday, April 30. Click here for a copy of the ratification document distributed at the meetings. This is not a final version of the collective agreement and was used for ratification purpose...

May 03, 2021

Remembering Component 1 member Bikramdeep Randhawa

On behalf of 80,000+ members across the province, the BCGEU offers our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Local 104 member Bikramdeep Randhawa as they grieve his sudden and senseless death on Saturday, May 1st. While the loss of any member under any circumstance is a tragedy, Bikramdeep's youth and the violent, and public nature of his death make this loss harder to b...

April 30, 2021

How the BC Budget affects you – BCGEU analysis

BC Budget Analysis 2021/22Moving in the right direction, but at the wrong speed. On April 20, the BC NDP delivered its first budget and fiscal plan since winning a new majority mandate in the October 2020 general election. More importantly, this was the government's first official budget since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Budget 2021 includes significant funds for em...