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

Nov 8, 2016

We are pleased to advise that members employed by York House School Society have ratified a renewal Collective Agreement. The five year agreement will now be in effect until August 2021.

Oct 25, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at EF International Language Schools
Re:     Results of Bargaining Committee Member Election


Oct 25, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members at York House School
Re:     Ratification Vote – Tentative Agreement Reached



Component News

Feb 19, 2009

This week's provincial budget shows the government is not listening when it comes to training and post-secondary education.

Feb 2, 2009

DATE: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office
4925 Canada Way, Burnaby - Auditorium

Jan 23, 2009

BCGEU will explore all options to try to regain benefits for members

The decision by the college instructors' pension board to stop subsidizing extended health benefits for retired college instructors is regrettable, and underscores the need to find new ways to fund these benefits, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union said today.


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