Component 7 - Education, Scientific, Technical and Administration

Members of the ESTA Component work in colleges and institutes as instructors and support staff, in private environmental testing laboratories, and legal services. Employers include community colleges, B.C. Institute of Technology, Justice Institute, private labs, BC NDP Caucus and Constituency Offices, legal services to the public (Legal Services Society, Native Court workers, Family Maintenance Enforcement Program) and many more.

Bargaining Updates

Dec 8, 2016

Ballots were counted for the ratification vote and the majority of members voted in favour to ratify the tentative agreement.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

Nov 29, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools (Canada) Ltd.
Re:     Bargaining Committee Member Change


Nov 28, 2016

To:    All BCGEU Members at York House School
Re:    Implementation of Wage Increases



Component News

Feb 17, 2017
Feb 15, 2017

TO:        All Members at Kwantlen Polytechnic University
DATE:    Monday, February 20, 2017
TIME:     2:30 pm – 3:00 pm     (Registration)


Media Coverage

Apr 13, 2015

Options on the table include sponsorship, changing routes — even closing schools.

Dec 15, 2014

Though the justice system can be a murky and intimidating environment for some First Nations people, court worker Trish Pantell says it can also serve as a catalyst to help transform bad choices in

Nov 20, 2014

Native court workers bring their rotating strike to Kelowna today.