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 9, 2011

UBCO members voted 97% in favour of ratifying their tentative agreement. Highlights of the agreement are:

Mar 31, 2011

On behalf of the Bargaining Committee, I would like to formally announce that the votes have been counted, and the membership has voted in favour of accepting the collective agreement between BCGEU Local 702 and VIU by a clear margin.

Thank you everyone for attending the meetings and supporting the committee

In Solidarity,

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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

Nov 20, 2014

Native courtworkers from the Okanagan participated in a job action at the Penticton Courthouse on Wednesday.

Nov 20, 2014

PENTICTON, B.C. – Native Okanagan court workers engaged in strike action at the Penticton Courthouse on Wednesday.

Nov 18, 2014

A handful of BC court workers who help First Nations residents navigate the legal system were picketing outside the Nanaimo courthouse today.

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