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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

June 14, 2022

All Area 01 BCGEU Members 2022 Pride Day Parade and Festival - BC General Emp...

The BCGEU is committed to advancing equity and human rights for everyone. Please come out and support the 2022 Pride Day Parade and Festival! Look for the Victoria Labour Council and BCGEU Banner! Join the Pride Festival at MacDonald Park in James Bay after the parade (starting at 11 a.m.) for an afternoon of festivities with live bands, children's entertainment, community groups,  drag perfo...

June 14, 2022

All BCGEU Members at York House School Society - BCGEU Local 703 Shop Stewa...

Alexandra Lesk Blomerus has been acclaimed as a Shop Steward at York House School Society.Congratulations to Alexandra!The Shop Stewards currently at your worksite are:Should you have any questions regarding your Collective Agreement or should you require the support of a Shop Steward, please contact the BCGEU local area office at [email protected] PDF of notice here

June 13, 2022

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction...

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction targets BCGEU celebrates strong first shareholder vote at Brookfield Asset Management AGM after launching ambitious climate action campaign BURNABY – At the annual meeting of shareholders, over 17% of Brookfield (TSX:BAM.A) Class A shareholders voted in favour of a shareholder proposal asking Brookfield to have its la...

June 10, 2022

All BCNDP Constituency Assistants - Union Meeting, June 28, 2022 - BC Genera...

COMPONENT:          Education, Scientific, Technical and AdministrationLOCAL:                   BCNDP Constituency Assistants  DATE:                     Tuesday, June 28th, 2022TIME:                     6:00-7:30PLACE:                   Zoom Virtual Meeting AGENDA Call for JLM Committee Member Update on Office Safety CA Survey Questions and Answers Please email [email protected] for the ...

June 10, 2022

Local 701 Chairperson Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

  We are pleased to announce the results of the election for the position of Local 701 Chairperson:  In solidarity, Kim Shelley, Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here

June 09, 2022

Strike Vote: FINAL WEEK! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Thanks to the incredible work of stewards and worksite contacts, thousands of BCGEU members have already cast ballots in the public service strike vote. The deadline to vote is next week. If you haven't voted yet, can we count on you to vote as soon as possible?Why vote "YES"?A strong strike mandate sends a clear message that members are united behind our bargaining committee's demand for cost ...

June 08, 2022

1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Work...

  1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Workers, including at Quebec-Based Warehouse and Distribution Centres Canada's largest dollar store faced a shareholder vote from the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), earning backing from major investors BURNABY – Today, shareholders at Dollarama voted 18% in favour of a shareholder proposal asking the company to...

June 07, 2022

2022 National Union scholarships - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Did you know the BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees? The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is a family of 11 component and three affiliate unions. The BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). Just like the BCGEU, our national union offers its own scholarships program. There are nine scholarsh...

May 31, 2022

BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands...

  BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands BCGEU Shareholder Proposal to $690B giant deemed "reasonably crafted," "warranted," and "flexible." BURNABY – Ahead of the June 10 annual meeting of shareholders, influential proxy advisor Glass Lewis has endorsed the B.C. General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) shareholder proposal at Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BA...

May 27, 2022

703 members at Kenneth Gordon School - Bargaining Committee nominations – thr...

As the collective agreement with your employer expires on August 31, 2022, we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining.The union needs your help and participation in the preparations and bargaining process. The first step is to elect a union bargaining committee which will negotiate the new collective agreement with the employer bargaining committee. You will need to elect ...

May 27, 2022

BCGEU Local 703 Members Nominations for Local 703 Young Worker Position - BC...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Young Worker 1 position The successful candidate will serve for the remainder of the current term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Monday, June 27, 2022 by 5 p.m. Local officers are expected to attend all meetings, ...

May 26, 2022

SD 81 Notice of Bargaining Committee, Alternate Elections - BC General Employ...

PLEASE POST  NOMINATIONS FOR BARGAINING COMMITTEE, ALTERNATE ARE OPEN Nominations are now open for School District 81, Bargaining Committee, position to be elected: One (1) Alternate Committee Member  Nominations will close on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., and are to be faxed, mailed, emailed or hand delivered to:  BCGEU Peace River Area Office10147 100th Avenue (drop box at back door)For...

May 25, 2022

BCIT Update On Bargaining 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The bargaining committee met with BCIT last week to commence bargaining for this round of negotiations. As you are aware the Collective Agreement expired on March 31st.The parties have mutually agreed to postpone the bargaining dates the Union had set for the summer.This is because the government has not provided a monetary mandate to the Post Secondary sector which includes BCIT. The governmen...