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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

January 12, 2024

Ans’Payaxw School Society-Kispiox Community School - BARGAINING UPDATE – BARG...

Damkxw, We are very happy to announce that Vic Denny has agreed to serve as the third member of your bargaining committee. Please join us in welcoming him.  We want to hear from you. We met January 4, 5, 6 and 7,2024 to start preparing to negotiate your first collective agreement and, again January 11, 12 and 14. A critical component of proposal development is finding out what you would like to...

January 08, 2024

BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  - BC Gener...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 8, 2024  BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  (Burnaby, B.C.)   While some B.C. renters are bracing themselves for another 3.5-per-cent rent-hike in 2024, those looking for a new home will be paying much more to stay in their communities, says the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), calling again for vacancy control measures.  Accord...

January 04, 2024

Call of Nominations for Two (2) Bargaining Committee members at Lead Now Soci...

The Union is now preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. Your current collective agreement with the Employer will expire on December 31, 2023. The current collective agreement is in full force and effect while we bargain a new collective agreement.In preparation for negotiations, a new bargaining committee must be elected to participate in the bargaining process. Nominations ...

December 19, 2023

TD Bank's Racial Equity Audit: Commendable Yet Incomplete Asserts Labour Unio...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burnaby, BC, December 19, 2023 - In a landmark move, The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX: TD) unveiled the findings of its much-anticipated racial equity audit report which examines the bank's employment practices across its US and Canadian operations. A response to a shareholder proposal by the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU), this audit is a significant step for North Ame...

December 15, 2023

Silliker Canada Co. Ltd Collective Agreement Ratified! - BC General Employees...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that bargaining unit members have voted 66% in favour of ratification!  I would like to extend my appreciation and thanks to your bargaining committee, Nikolai and Julio, for their hard work and dedication in achieving this new agreement.The Employer has also ratified the agreement which means that all changes will take effect upon ratification.N...

December 13, 2023

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office - BC General Employees' Union...

BCGEU KAMLOOPS AREA OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGDecember 13, 2023    POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office GRADE:                LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT WAGE RATE:      $34.67 - $37.30 per hour An Administrative Assistant is required to provide administrative support to the staff representatives in the Kamloops Area Office, located in Kamloops, BC.  Term of assignme...

December 11, 2023

Members at Native Courtworkers and Counselling Association of BC - Bargaining...

The current collective agreement expires on March 31, 2024. Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee for upcoming negotiations 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 committe...

December 06, 2023

Dec 6 National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women - BC ...

December 6th marks the 34th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, which occurred on December 6, 1989, in Montreal. The perpetrator, fueled by misogynistic beliefs, took the lives of 14 young women that day. Three decades later, the impact of this horrific act of violence continues to reverberate through the ongoing struggle against gender-based violence. The risk of harassment and vi...

November 28, 2023

Dogwood Initiative Bargaining Committee Members - BC General Employees' Union...

Congratulations to your two acclaimed (2) bargaining committee members. They are: Adam BaileyPaige Gorsak  We will keep you updated as bargaining moves forward and please reach out if you have any questions. In solidarity, Andrea Mears, Staff RepresentativeCaelen Cook, 701 Local ChairDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP