BURNABY, BC, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The B.C. Government and Service
Employees' Union announced today that it has reached a 5-year tentative
agreement with the Post-Secondary Employers' Association (PSEA)
covering BCGEU instructors at five post-secondary institutions: Camosun
College, Northern Lights College, Northwest Community College, Okanagan
College and Selkirk College.
"This agreement provides real improvements for members," says BCGEU
president Darryl Walker. "While no agreement is perfect, we believe
this tentative deal provides longer term stability and necessary gains
in some key priority areas for our members."
The tentative agreement - which covers a five-year term from April 1,
2014 through March 31, 2019 - includes wage increases, improvements to
benefits, an increase in instructors' professional development fund and
Over 1,000 faculty members at the five colleges are covered by this
tentative agreement. Details of the Local and Common Agreements will be
provided to members at ratification meetings, to be scheduled during
the month of April.
SOURCE: B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union
For further information:
Chris Bradshaw at 604-291-9611