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

February 26, 2018

Election of Bargaining Committee for Western Canada Wilderness Committee - BCGEU

Further to our call for nominations issued on January 18, 2018, BCGEU has received four (4) nominations for bargaining committee members. As per your collective agreement, there are two (2) positions available in the bargaining committee. Accordingly, an election will take place to elect two (2) members to sit on the Bargaining Committee, plus one (1) alternate member.You will be voting for two...

February 23, 2018

BCGEU to host public meeting on housing affordability crisis - BCGEU

VANCOUVER – A five-person panel will discuss Greater Vancouver's housing crisis and hear stories and ideas for solutions from the public.  The panel includes:  Adriane Carr – Vancouver City Council MemberTesicca Truong – Generation SqueezeHarpinder Sandhu – Co-author of the report Building an Affordable B.C.; CUPE 1767 memberKari Michaels – BCGEU Executive Vice PresidentPaul Finch – BCGEU Treas...

February 22, 2018

Local 2004 Election Results - BCGEU

The following members were acclaimed: Chair                               Rob DavisFirst Vice chair                 Guilherme RosalesSecond Vice chair             James KellyTreasurer                         vacantRecording secretary          vacantMember-at-large              Brian MagahayMember-at-large              vacantMember-at-large              vacant  Congratulations to the Executive. ...

February 22, 2018

Local 2010 Elections - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair Treasurer Member-at-Large (2 positions) Member-at-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Wednesday, February 28th, 5:00 p.m. or at the Local Meeting Nomina...

February 21, 2018

Government must take bolder action on speculation tax - BCGEU

February 21, 2018BURNABY – The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is pleased to see the B.C. NDP government's newly released 30-point housing plan which proposes significant steps towards addressing the province's housing affordability crisis. This plan includes measures, many of which the BCGEU has been calling for, like introducing a progressive property transfer tax surcharge...

February 20, 2018

BC Budget provides path to affordability and quality public services - BCGEU

Fixing 16 years of neglect in public services, childcare and housing will take time, but BC Budget 2018 signals a bold path forward on these important public issues, says the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union. "We have consistently called upon government for greater investment to restore quality public services," said BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "Today's budget begins that renew...

February 19, 2018

Vancity workers at Downtown Vancouver branch join BCGEU - BCGEU

Workers at the Vancouver City Savings Credit Union Downtown Vancouver Branch (#10) have voted by majority to join the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).  The 26 financial services workers at this branch join over 700 of their Vancity colleagues who benefit from access to fair wages and improved working conditions under their collective agreement. "We are thrilled to welcome wor...

February 19, 2018

Caring Professionals should be exempt from mobility pricing - BCGEU

The Mobility Pricing Independent Commission recently published its initial report exploring decongestion charging as part of a 10-year plan for transportation development in the Metro Vancouver region. They have proposed two main policy approaches for consideration: tolling congestion points and charging drivers for each kilometre they drive. Congestion point pricing charges drivers when they p...

February 15, 2018

2018 BCGEU Scholarship Program - BCGEU

Delegates to our 2017 Constitutional Convention voted to increase our annual scholarship program to $60,000. Awards for full-time students are $2,000 and, for part-time students, $1,000. Our scholarship program is funded by the dues of our 73,000 members. Applicants must be: A BCGEU member, or related to a current retired, or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A student or prospective post-se...

February 15, 2018

Elections for Local 2005 Executive - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Local 2005 Members  Re: Elections for Local 2005 Executive   The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 2005 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Chairperson: George BuisGary Horsman Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the worksite. You may also vote at the area office, (158 Oriole R...