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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

February 01, 2022

York House School Society - Ratification Vote Results - BC General Employees'...

Congratulations! The tentative agreement has ratified with 85% of voters in favour of ratification. Next Steps: The Employer now needs to ratify the agreement with the board. Once both parties have ratified, the changes to your agreement will come into effect. Negotiated wage increases for September 1, 2021 will be paid retroactively, and we will be working with the employer to establish a time...

January 31, 2022

Black History Month 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

February is Black History Month, and the BCGEU is celebrating the contributions and legacy of Black Canadians throughout our history. Since Black History Month was created 25 years ago, we have honoured the role that so many Black Canadians have played in society. Around this year’s celebrations, there has been a focus on those who have made an impact on Canadian politics, including Lincoln Ale...

January 24, 2022

York House School Society - Ratification Information Meeting and Vote - BC Ge...

On January 20, a new tentative agreement was reached for York House School Society. Your bargaining committee would like to invite members to a ratification meeting to review the ratification document and answer your questions before you cast your vote.  Details on how to vote are included below. The ratification document is available here Ratification Meeting The bargaining committee has sched...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 20, 2022

Needed urgently: OHS worker reps at BCIT - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Last November, we sent you bulletins with updates about changes to the OHS committee structure at the Burnaby BCIT Campus. We asked you to consider being a BCGEU OHS worker representative on one of ten new joint occupational health and safety (JOHS) committees. OHS reps, and the new committee structure, give BCGEU members a much stronger voice in making BCIT a safe and healthy place to work.The...

January 19, 2022

BC Family Maintenance Agency (BCFMA) - Reminder of BCFMA Bargaining Committee...

This is a reminder that the following two members were nominated for one bargaining committee position out of VCO and so an election is required: Tim Gibson Steve Kitcher (The order of the candidates’ names has been randomized for this bulletin—they will appear in this same random order on the ballot.) The vote will be conducted using secure electronic voting. Members at VCO will receive an e...