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

Aug 25, 2016
Aug 24, 2016

TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
PLACE: 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops 

Aug 17, 2016

       DATE:        Thursday, September 15, 2016
       TIME:         5:30PM
     PLACE:        BCGEU Peace River Area Office


Media Coverage

Jul 15, 2015

On July 5, 2015 BCGEU conservation officer Bryce Casavant was suspended without pay after refusing an order to put down the bear cubs. 

May 6, 2015

Province Newspaper Cover Story - May 6, 2015