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

Sep 27, 2010

The BCGEU is pleased to announce that the members working at the Legal Services Society (LSS) of British Columbia have voted to ratify the tentative agreement by a vote of 93%.

Sep 21, 2010

To: ALL NDP CONSTITUENCY ASSISTANTS
Re: AGREEMENT RATIFIED

Ballots for the tentative agreement, as per the mediator’s recommendations, were counted this morning, September 21, 2010 at 9:00 am. Alice Ross attended as the Scruitineer.

47 ballots were cast and 64% voted in favour of acceptance of the tentative agreement. Therefore, the agreement has been ratified.

Aug 30, 2010

Date:August 27, 2010

To:All Okanagan College Support Staff BCGEU Members

 

LOCAL ISSUES BARGAINING STALLED - EMPLOYER SEEKING CONCESSIONS WHILE OFFERING NOTHING!

 

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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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