B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

January 22, 2019

Province’s largest union calls for full inquiry into money laundering - BCGEU

The BCGEU wants the government to provide answers, saying a full inquiry is needed into money laundering in this province. John Hua has more.   See video here... UWU/MoveUP

January 22, 2019

B.C.'s largest public-sector union wants inquiry into money laundering, drugs...

The union representing thousands of workers in B.C. says the provincial government must hold a public inquiry to examine organized crime, the opioid crisis, money-laundering and its connection to real estate. The B.C. Government and Service Employees Union says in a news release that an inquiry is the best way to learn the truth about a crisis that has claimed thousands of lives, and made B.C. ...

January 21, 2019

BCGEU calls for public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money launde...

BCGEU calls for public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money laundering in B.C. January 21, 2019 BURNABY – Today the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) launched a campaign calling on the provincial government to launch a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and money laundering in B.C. The campaign follows the union's call for an inquiry and subsequent letter t...

January 11, 2019

Call for Nominations for Haisla Nation Council – Support Staff Bargaining Com...

With your collective agreement expiring on May 31, 2019, it's time for you to nominate a candidate for your new BCGEU Bargaining Committee.Bargaining Committee Instructors: one (1) position  Any BCGEU member working at Haisla Nation Council, Support Staff, can be nominated by a co-worker for the position. If more than two candidates are nominated, there will be a ballot of the membership. Each ...

January 11, 2019

Local 707 Members at University of BC - Okanagan - Election Results - BCGEU

Further to the call for nominations for Bargaining Committee for your worksite, which closed on December 24, 2018, the results of the election are as follows:   Karen Whitehouse – Bargaining Committee Chairperson Cheryl Ash, Bargaining Committee Member Connie Neid - Bargaining Committee Member Luis Diaz – Alternate Bargaining Committee Member   CONGRATULATIONS TO YOUR NEW BARGAINING COMMITTEE  ...

January 11, 2019

Call for Nominations for Haisla Nation Council – Public Works Bargaining Comm...

With your collective agreement expiring on May 31, 2019, it's time for you to nominate candidates for your new BCGEU Bargaining Committee.Bargaining Committee member, one (1) position  Any BCGEU member working at Haisla Nation Council, Public Works, can be nominated by a co-worker for the position. If more than two candidates are nominated, there will be a ballot of the membership. Each member ...

January 11, 2019

Call for Nominations for Haisla Nation Council – Instructors Bargaining Commi...

With your collective agreement expiring on May 31, 2019, it's time for you to nominate candidates for your new BCGEU Bargaining Committee.Bargaining Committee member, two positions  Any BCGEU member working at Haisla Nation Council, Instructors, can be nominated by a co-worker for the position. If more than two candidates are nominated, there will be a ballot of the membership. Each member will...

January 11, 2019

Local 712 Members at Haisla Nation Council - Bargaining Committee Election Re...

Please be advised that the nominations for Bargaining Committee members has closed. The results are as follows: Support: 1. Stan Omejc 2. Vacant   Instructors: 1. Jill Squires 2. Vacant   Public Works: 1. Vacant Congratulations and a big thank you to the above members for allowing their names to stand! Nominations for one (1) Bargaining Committee member at each location will be re-opened for th...

January 10, 2019

Membership Meetings - Bargaining Committee to Report on Upcoming Negotiations...

Membership meetings have been scheduled as follows:  DATE:     Thursday, January 31st, 2019TIME:      11:00 -12:00 noon: and        12:15 - 1:15 p.m.PLACE:     JIBC Theatre        715 McBride Boulevard       New Westminster  *a second meeting will be scheduled soon at the Maple Ridge office, as well as a conference call for the other satellite campuses.  Stay tuned for details. Pursuant to Clau...

January 10, 2019

BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point -...

BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we are concerned that police action has been used to suppress the rights ...

December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 77,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices around the province will be closed from end of business December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019 at 8:30am. If you are a...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU disappointed by defeat of electoral reform referendum - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed by Election BC's announcement today that the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform was defeated. Despite this result, over half a million British Columbians voted for change due to a deep dissatisfaction with First Past the Post (FPTP), and the conversation about a more representative voting system must continue. Under FPTP ...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU HQ closed – Dec 21st - BCGEU

Due to a power failure, the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby will continue to be closed for the remainder of the day on December 21, 2018.   We expect that the office will re-open on Monday, December 24. If power has not been restored by then, a subsequent notice will be posted here.   UWU/MoveUP