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

Jun 8, 2006

For PDF version of this alert click here 

Arbitrator Judi Korbin has found that college instructors who are members of the BCGEU will receive a 4.4 per cent increase effective April 1, 2006 on the top step of the wage scale, thereby resolving a dispute between the union and employers about the April 1 pay rate.

May 31, 2006

Douglas College support staff approve new contract - click here

May 30, 2006

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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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