B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

COMPONENT 20 - ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONAL

Component 20 includes members who work for the B.C. Government engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as those charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment.

NEWS & UPDATES

2019 BCGEU scholarship winners announced - BCGEU

Congratulations to the 2019 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2019 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. (Winners will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). 2019 Scholarship Winners List This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: How can unions lead the way on climate chang...

August 20, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - BENEFITS DEPARTMENT (2 Positions) - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE BENEFITS DEPARTMENT (2 Positions)   INTERNAL POSTING August 20, 2019     The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires two (2) staff representatives to work in the Benefits Department, effective date to be determined. The staff representatives in benefits are currently located at the Fraser Valley Area Office and report to the Coordinator of Advocacy. DUTIES: ...

August 20, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE - LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE (2 Positions) - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE (2 Positions)   INTERNAL POSTING AUGUST 19, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires two (2) staff representatives to work in the Lower Mainland area office, effective date to be determined.   DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attending membership meeting...

August 19, 2019

SECRETARY (Temporary) - Lower Mainland Area Office - BCGEU

BCGEU LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 19, 2019     POSITION: SECRETARY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT  A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard and receptionist duties. The term of assignment is up to 6 months or return of incumbent. DUTIE...

August 15, 2019

2019 PAC Survey - BCGEU

The federal election is fast approaching and union members will be voting based on key issues. We are asking you to fill out the below survey to identify what is most important to members.  The results will be shared mid September and resources relevant to these issues will be provided to members.  To ensure only one submission per person, please enter your name and email. UWU/MoveUP

August 13, 2019

BCGEU Centennial BBQ Celebration - BCGEU

Cariboo Area 06 MembersSunday, September 1, 201911:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.BCGEU Centennial BBQ CelebrationBoitanio Park, Williams Lake     Come celebrate 100 years of the BCGEU with a Centennial BBQ in the Park!Bring the family; we will have a bouncy castle, face painting and bungee run. Download Centennial BBQ Sept 1 invite.pdf UWU/MoveUP

August 09, 2019

Government includes BCGEU recommendations in Budget 2020 report

Last month our union participated in the public consultation to offer input into next year's budget by submitting recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services (more on this here). The Committee has now reported out on the results of this process and we are pleased to let you know that government listened to many of our positions and put a number of them in...

August 08, 2019

Affordability experts respond to announcement to build 1,100 housing units in...

MEDIA ADVISORYFor Immediate Release   Affordability experts respond to announcement to build 1,100 housing units in Vancouver WHAT: The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) will hold a press conference at its Vancouver Area Office Friday at 10:00AM in response to the federal government's announcement of $180M in loans and funding for affordable housing in Vancouver. The federal mo...

August 07, 2019

BCGEU members in the public service – your new collective agreement between t...

The new 18th Main Public Service Agreement and Component Agreements are in effect as of April 1, 2019. BCGEU members who work in the B.C. public service ratified these agreements last year following five weeks of negotiations.The agreements are for three years and expire on March 31, 2022. The main agreement features many improvements, such as: a two per cent general wage increase in each year...

August 01, 2019

LDB Delta Distribution Centre Member Barbecue - BCGEU

Please come and see us for a bite to eat and a chance to say hello to your Union. Join us for hot dogs and all the fixings.   Date: August 12, 2019 Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: Delta Distribution Centre   We look forward to seeing you there!   In solidarity, Your 503 Local Executive, 1204 Local Executive and 2004 Local Executive UWU/MoveUP

July 31, 2019

Housing activists hail Burnaby's 'robust' tenant relocation plan - BCGEU

Proposed policy would guarantee temporary accommodation to renters displaced by renovictions and demovictions. Their signs and T-shirts read "tenant power" and "end demovictions." There were speeches, cheers and chants. It was a familiar scene outside Burnaby City Hall – the battlefield between housing activists and local politicians in recent years – but Monday was different.  Read full articl...

July 30, 2019

Worksite Visit (845 Columbia Ave, Castlegar) – Friday, August 9, 2019 - BCGEU

Re Worksite Visit at 845 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar   Please be advised that the BC Federation President, Laird Cronk, Secretary Treasurer, Sussanne Skidmore and I will be conducting a worksite visit on Friday, August 9, 2019 between 9:30 and 10:30   We will be talking to members about workplace issues and ensuring we have accurate member information. If you have any questions or concerns, plea...