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

May 28, 2015

Our last update was on April 16th and your Committee wanted to send a short note to provide an update on bargaining.

May 20, 2015

The Collective Agreement has been ratified by 71%.

Thank you to all who participated both in the vote and at the meetings.

In solidarity

May 11, 2015

On behalf of your bargaining committee, I am pleased to advise that the members have voted in favour of accepting the Employer's offer.


Component News

Jul 2, 2015

I am pleased to announce the results of the by-election for the Local 2003 Executive Committee.

Jun 26, 2015

The BCGEU is holding an election for the following position on the Local 2003 Executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them:

2nd Vice-Chairperson:

Jun 26, 2015

Nominations are now open for following, currently vacant, positions on the Local Executive:


Media Coverage

Jun 30, 2015

A correctional officer was severely beaten by an inmate at the Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre (KRCC) in Kamloops, B.C.

Jun 29, 2015

B.C.’s health minister is considering having the province’s independent ombudsperson probe the controversial firing of eight drug researchers, but critics say that’s not good enough.

Jun 24, 2015

An officer at Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre is recovering today after he was the victim of a vicious assault at the hands of an inmate yesterday.