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

Nov 23, 2015

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

Nov 17, 2015

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2016. The BCGEU has also confirmed these calculations.

Oct 9, 2015

Your Bargaining Committee distributed mail-in ballots, and had ratification vote drop boxes at all BCGEU area offices.

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Component News

Feb 4, 2016

Following negotiations between the BCGEU and the BC Public Service Agency, we are happy to report that an agreement has been reached on the application of the Memorandum of Agreement – Recognit

Feb 4, 2016

First Nations/union alliance emerges in wake of Supreme Court ruling requiring BC government to make a decision on Northern Gateway

Jan 28, 2016

The BCGEU Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) department is assisting the Environmental, Technical & Operational (Component 20) with the appeal process of the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work.

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Media Coverage

Mar 9, 2015

Although we've won many hard-fought battles, it's not all good news. 
By Stephanie Smith