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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

August 29, 2023

BC NDP MLAs (Constituency Assistants) - Pre-Bargaining Update - BC General Em...

Hi everyone, Our bargaining committee met in Vancouver earlier this month to review surveys, identify bargaining priorities, and begin the process of developing proposals. Deep appreciation to everyone who completed the survey or reached out to send us your thoughts. This process is ongoing, and we will meet again on September 11th/12th as a caucus to further review any additional information y...

August 24, 2023

Emergency relief fund available for BCGEU members - BC General Employees' Uni...

These are unprecedented, difficult times. After weeks of the worst wildfire season yet, officials have declared a state of emergency and put in place evacuation orders for thousands of people in the Kelowna, West Kelowna and Shuswap areas.We have many members living in the Okanagan area and other impacted regions of B.C. Our thoughts are with you and your families at this time.As one of B.C.'s ...

August 22, 2023

Vancouver Island University - Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' Union...

Your bargaining committee held several bargaining meetings with your employer. Your committee successfully addressed several of the union's proposals through joint negotiations. However, several of your key priority items are still outstanding. Therefore, we continue to pursue those important proposals at this time.Another bargaining meeting with your employer is being scheduled.We look forward...

August 14, 2023

Legal Aid BC (Legal Services Society) Collective Agreement Ratified - BC Gene...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement has been ratified by the bargaining unit! Members voted 79% in favour of ratification. We are pleased to report that your Employer has now also ratified the tentative collective agreement. The renewed 2023 to 2026 collective agreement is therefore in effect as of August 14, 2023. It will take some time for the parties...

August 14, 2023

Letter to MGEU Workers - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Dear MGEU liquor workers, On behalf of the B.C. General Employees' Union, I write to you to share an expression of solidarity as you stand on the line fighting for a new agreement with wages that reflect the rising cost of living. I know that you, and workers across the country, have seen your wages significantly eroded by inflation and that the government offer of a two per cent increase for e...

August 14, 2023

Members at Kispiox Community School - Election of Bargaining Committee

FINAL REMINDERKISPIOX COMMUNITY SCHOOL BARGAINING COMMITTEE NOMINATIONS CLOSE TODAY, MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 2023 @ 5:00 p.m.NOMINATION FORM CAN BE FOUND HERE The bargaining committee will negotiate the first 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 inte...

August 04, 2023

Members at BC NDP MLAS (Constituency Assistants) - REMINDER: Bargaining Survey

Please take some time to fill out the bargaining survey here. Our bargaining committee will review the surveys in August and begin the proposal development process.  The deadline to fill out the survey is 4:00 p.m. on August 7th.To help ensure you receive a copy of future updates, please provide a personal email address to the BCGEU at https://my.bcgeu.ca/signup. If we already have an email add...

August 01, 2023

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – ELECTION OF KISPIOX COMMUNITY SCHOOL BARGAINING COMMIT...

Damkxw, Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate the first 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 member positions. If ...