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.


April 24, 2019

Nominations are open for all vacant local 2011 Executive positions - BCGEU

We want to take this opportunity to advise and congratulate Dylan Tripp (Local 2011 Chair), Brian Goetz (Local 2011 2nd Vice Chair) and Victoria Dyduch (Local 2011 Treasurer) on their new positions. Your Local Executives are as follows: ·     Chair Dylan Tripp ·     1st Vice Chair VACANT ·     2nd Vice Chair Brian Goetz ·     Treasurer Victoria Dyduch ·     Recording...

April 24, 2019

Richmond Distribution Centre Member BBQ - 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: April 30, 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm Location: Richmond Distribution Centre We look forward to seeing you there!   In solidarity, Your 503 Local Executive, 603 Local Executive, 1203 Local Executive and 2003 Local Executive   Download PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

April 23, 2019

Area 10 members - Join us for a Meet and Greet - BCGEU

We are incredibly excited to announce President Stephanie Smith, Treasurer Paul Finch, Executive Vice President Joanna Lord and Component Vice President Judy Fox-McGuire will be in Dawson Creek May 4th and would love the opportunity to meet you and answer any questions you may have. We invite you and your family to this special member event to enjoy great company, appetizers and light refreshme...

April 18, 2019

Monetary Discussions for BC Safety Authority (Technical Safety BC) Members To...

The Employer and your union bargaining committee met on April 15th and 16th, 2019 where we continued to resolve and work through non-monetary language matters. While not complete, these discussions have progressed as far as possible at this point, and therefore we've decided to add monetary language discussions at our next scheduled bargaining dates on May 10th and May 17th, 2019. If you want m...

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 11, 2019

Extending protections for wildfire fighters - Stephanie Smith

Exactly one year ago I stood on the steps of the legislature as Minister Harry Bains announced the introduction of amendments to Bill 9, The Workers' Compensation Act, that extended and expanded "presumptions" for work-related illness and injury.   The amendments were great news for many first responders, including our members in Component 1, but there was a critical oversight—BCGEU wildfire fi...

April 10, 2019

Looking into the new report on B.C. money laundering - BCGEU

The B.C. government released a report from Peter German, noting that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU joined Adam Stirling to talk more about the report. see video here.. UWU/MoveUP