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

Apr 24, 2008

Recent announcements that some university-colleges will be granted full university status may be welcome news, but must be supported by adequate funding, the BCGEU said today.

Apr 11, 2008

Date: April 11, 2008

To: All Members at the Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of B.C.

Apr 10, 2008

Without consultation, the BC government announced that as of April 1 of this year, all operating grants for BC colleges and universities will be cut by 2.6 per cent.


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