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

February 11, 2019

The BCGEU remembers and honours Art Kube’s legacy - BCGEU

Art Kube was born in Poland in 1935 and raised by a trade unionist mother, on her own along with two children, while his father was taken prisoner of war in the Soviet Union. He kicked off his life-long work to fight for workers' rights as an executive in the youth wing of the Metal Workers union before immigrating to Canada in 1953 as a nineteen-year-old. Art wore many hats over the years, fro...

February 07, 2019

New poll shows overwhelming support for a public inquiry - BCGEU

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 7, 2019(BURNABY) – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) released polling results on British Columbians' attitudes toward a public inquiry into organized crime, money laundering and the overdose crisis in B.C. The results demonstrate overwhelming support for a public inquiry: 77 per cent of British Columbians in favour of an inquiry. 80 per cent o...

January 31, 2019

Membership Meetings & Bargaining Survey for Justice Institute of BC - BCGEU

Reminder: Membership MeetingsNew Westminster campusDATE:           Today, January 31st, 2019TIME:            11:00 - 12:00 noon; and                     12:15 - 1:15 p.m.PLACE:          JIBC TheatreMaple Ridge campusDATE:            Wednesday, February 20th, 2019TIME:            12:00 noon - 1:00 pmPLACE:          JIBC lunchroom                     13500 - 256th Street* A teleconference opport...

January 29, 2019

Union opening bargaining committee nominations at Kenneth Gordon Maplewood Sc...

The collective agreement for Kenneth Gordon Maplewood School (KGMS) expires on August 30, 2019. The undersigned has been assigned to bargain your new agreement. As I explained to you in our worksite meeting last October, the first step in bargaining is electing a bargaining committee. Please be advised that the union is now accepting nominations for KGMS bargaining committee members. As per col...

January 29, 2019

Bargaining Questionnaire for Coast Mountain College (formerly NWCC) Members ...

Please find attached a Bargaining Questionnaire. You are encouraged to complete this questionnaire and return it by March 1, 2019 to: HALEY THICKETTEmail: hthickett@coastmountaincollege.ca DOWNLOAD PDF OF BARGAINING QUESTIONNAIRE HERE. UWU/MoveUP

January 28, 2019

Local 712 Members at Members at Haisla Nation Council – Support, Instructors ...

Please find attached a Bargaining Questionnaire. You are encouraged to complete this questionnaire and return it by February 27, 2019 to:   BCGEU Northwest Area Office4600 Lazelle Avenue, Terrace, BC V8G 1S5Fax: (250) 635-3588/1-800-946-0259Phone: (250) 635-9126/1-800-665-1664Email: Area12@bcgeu.ca    Download PDF of notice hereDownload PDF of bargaining questionnaire here UWU/MoveUP

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 ...