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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

COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

March 26, 2020

COVID Update: C20 Members: Hours Of Work For Those Working From Home During T...

These are exceptional and unusual times with the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. We know this has impacted many of you in different ways and as a union we are responding and assisting our members throughout this in various ways. If you have concerns about your safety or any other work related issue, please contact your Steward or Occupational Health & Safety Committee member(s). If you are una...

March 18, 2020

Collective agreement ratifies for members at BC Oil and Gas Commission - BCGEU

Your BCGEU Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the results of the recent ratification vote, with 125 of 134 members (93.3%) voting in favour of adopting the tentative collective agreement! Voter turnout was 70.5% of the 190 members eligible to vote.  The Employer has committed to implementing the wage increases and paying the retroactive monies as quickly as they can. We appreciate thei...

March 17, 2020

2020 BCGEU scholarships

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 BCGEU scholarships. Our annual scholarship programme of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members. Download the poster here.  Eligibility A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and ...

March 13, 2020

BCGEU calls for suspension of rent and mortgage payments for sick/self-isolat...

Burnaby, B.C. – In response to the World Health Organization declaring COVID-19 a "pandemic" and public health experts recommending social distancing including self-isolation for exposed or symptomatic people, the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is calling on federal and provincial governments to immediately suspend all mortgage and rent payments until the pandemic is over....

March 13, 2020

BC Oil and Gas Commission - Ratification Vote Process - BCGEU

Thank you to all members that were able to attend and participate in the Information meetings yesterday. We appreciated your questions and comments. Later today, you will receive an email with a link to vote online and your unique voting credentials. Please participate and vote. This is the only method for casting your ballot. If you know of another member that didn't get credentials to vote be...