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COMPONENT 20 - ENVIRONMENT, TECHNICAL AND OPERATIONS

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

October 26, 2023

All BCGEU Members at CVSE - Follow Up on Recent Safety Concerns - BC General ...

Further to the previous bulletin dated September 29, 2023, your union is aware that there has been an escalation in violent events, most notably the bullet holes to the Laidlaw station. Global News reported on this incident last weekend and President Stephanie Smith spoke to Global News to express our concern for CVSE members. You can watch the news clip here.BCGEU OHS staff have spoken with th...

October 25, 2023

Mediated agreement reached to resolve BCGEU filed policy grievance about retr...

On October 17, 2022, the public service bargaining unit voted to ratify the 19th Main Public Service Collective Agreement. As you will recall, the 19th Main Public Service Collective Agreement contained several financial improvements. Employees were to be paid the financial improvements retroactively to April 1, 2022 ("Retroactive Pay").The employer, through its payroll contractor, Telus Employ...

October 16, 2023

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract - BC General Employees' Uni...

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract  VANCOUVER, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Newly unionized members of the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) working at Atira Women's Resource Society (AWRS) will rally in the Downtown Eastside to demand a fair contract that provides the same rights, protections and compensation as thousands of other community health workers.  AWRS is one ...

October 12, 2023

All BCGEU Members at the Ministry of Health - Your Article 29 Committee Membe...

We are pleased to share with you, the Ministry of Health Article 29 Committee Members:                          Dave Adams, Committee Member Co-Chair                                   Reshma Chandra, Committee Member                                            Lori Isaac, Committee Member                                                          Maria Middlemiss, Committee Member                B...

October 12, 2023

Ministry of Municipal Affairs - Your Article 29 Committee Members - BC Genera...

We are pleased to share with you, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs Article 29 Committee Members:        Adrienne Wass, Employee Co-Chair         Jennifer Elkabbany, Committee Member Below is a copy of Article 29 from the Collective Agreement. If you have issues that you would like Article 29 Committee to discuss that fit within the scope of this article, please feel free to contact one of the ...

October 12, 2023

Ministry of Emergency Management & Climate Readiness - Your Article 29 Commit...

We are pleased to share with you, the Ministry of Emergency Management & Climate Readiness Article 29 Committee Members:      Andrew Foster, Committee Member Co-Chair       Corey Anderson, Committee Member       Chirag Pandit, Committee MemberBelow is a copy of Article 29 from the Collective Agreement. If you have issues that you would like Article 29 Committee to discuss that fit within th...

October 06, 2023

Winter School 2024 Application - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2024 will be taking place in-person at Harrison Hot Springs Resort! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your...

September 29, 2023

CVSE members - Recent Safety Concerns - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

In recent weeks, there have been several incidents involving damage to marked CVSE vehicles and buildings in various forms, including bullet holes in scale signage. Most recently, we have become aware of a targeted threat to a CVSE member. BCGEU OHS staff have followed up with the employer on these concerns, and held a meeting with PSA safety specialists yesterday. We discussed their interim me...