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

Oct 20, 2016

Ballots were counted for the strike vote and members voted 93% in favour of strike.

Oct 19, 2016

To ensure that every member has an opportunity to cast their vote in this important election, ballots will be available at the worksite as follows:

Sep 29, 2016

It has come to our attention that a number of members did not receive a mailed ballot.  To ensure that every member has an opportunity to cast their vote in this important election, ballots will be

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Component News

May 23, 2017

DATE:    Monday, June 5, 2017
TIME:     5:30 p.m. General Meeting
PLACE:   Kwantlen, Surrey Campus    

May 8, 2017

Last month, BCGEU President Stephanie Smith, Treasurer Paul Finch, and Component 7 VP Rick Schaeffer paid a visit to workers at BCIT’s Aerospace and Marine campuses to listen to members.

Apr 4, 2017

To:    Local 707 BCGEU Members
Re:    Okanagan Visit

 

Dear Local 707 members,

 

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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.

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