Component 20 - Environmental Technical and Operational

Component 20 represents government employees engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as members charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment. These positions normally require advanced technical knowledge of the related resource. They include biologists, design engineers, conservation officers, laboratory workers, scientific/technical officers, inspectors and planning officers.

Bargaining Updates

Mar 22, 2016

Ratification votes were held across the province at the beginning of this month, and ballots were counted on March 21, 2016. Members have ratified the tentative agreement by 86%.

Feb 15, 2016

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer to negotiate a renewal collective agreement, and the parties reached a tentative agreement on February 12, 2016.

Nov 23, 2015

Your bargaining committee chair and members have been acclaimed as follows:


Component News

Oct 19, 2016

Learn more about:

•    Common Grievances and Arbitration Decisions
•    STIIP and LTD
•    The Duty to Accommodate Injured Workers

Oct 18, 2016

To:      All BCGEU Members BC Safety Authority – BCGEU Local 2003
Re:      Nominations for Union shop steward


Oct 14, 2016

DATE: Thursday, November 10, 2016
TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office


Media Coverage

May 13, 2016

Taking a camping trip is supposed to be a way to escape stress. Planning that trip? Not so much.

Apr 7, 2016

B.C.'s forests minister says while the once mighty forest industry in this province is currently very healthy, more needs to be done to keep it competitive in the face of challenges from both insid