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COMPONENT 20 - ENVIRONMENTAL 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.

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May 03, 2021

Remembering Component 1 member Bikramdeep Randhawa

On behalf of 80,000+ members across the province, the BCGEU offers our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and loved ones of Local 104 member Bikramdeep Randhawa as they grieve his sudden and senseless death on Saturday, May 1st. While the loss of any member under any circumstance is a tragedy, Bikramdeep's youth and the violent, and public nature of his death make this loss harder to b...

April 30, 2021

How the BC Budget affects you – BCGEU analysis

BC Budget Analysis 2021/22Moving in the right direction, but at the wrong speed. On April 20, the BC NDP delivered its first budget and fiscal plan since winning a new majority mandate in the October 2020 general election. More importantly, this was the government's first official budget since the start of the global COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. Budget 2021 includes significant funds for em...

April 29, 2021

All BCGEU of Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy – Fort St. J...

Steward Elections are open as of Thursday, April 29, 2021. To be elected are: 1 Steward at 10003 110th Ave Fort St. John, BC Please ensure a copy of this notice, and the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace. Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to: BCGEU Peace River Area Office (Drop box at the back entrance)1014...

April 29, 2021

BC Oil and Gas Commission Area 10 (Fort St. John and Dawson Creek) - Steward...

Steward Elections are open as of Thursday, April 29, 2021. To be elected are: 2 Stewards Please ensure a copy of this notice, and the attached nomination form and information sheet are posted on the Union bulletin board at your workplace. Please email, fax or hand deliver your nominations to:   BCGEU Peace River Area Office (Drop box at the back entrance)10147 100 AveFort St. John, BC V1J 1Y...

April 28, 2021

CVSE safety issues update - BCGEU

You're receiving this email as a BCGEU member working at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for the attention of Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) staff. The concerns raised are specific to CVSE but the advice given is applicable to all programs. We've heard from many of you that there are serious and longstanding safety concerns that need to be addressed within Co...

April 23, 2021

Update for BC Parks OHS member reps - BCGEU

You're receiving this email as an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) member representative within BC Parks.Thank you again for taking on the role of being a health and safety representative. Your work is critical to building safer and healthier BC Parks workplaces! As part of our commitment to support you in your role, we are writing to provide an update and some information based on question...

April 22, 2021

The Provincial Spring 2021 - BCGEU

Check out the latest issue of The Provincial This issue has convention candidate statements, updates on the Fight for Essential Pay for BC Liquor Distribution Branch workers, COVID and Women a call for a just recovery, and a big win for the members in the Community Living Sector. UWU/MoveUP

April 22, 2021

Chartwell’s pandemic profiteering off seniors’ care demonstrates need to move...

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is appalled to learn that Chartwell Retirement Residences, where the union represents 125 members at two of its long-term care facilities in B.C., provided executive bonuses for "100% customer satisfaction during the pandemic" while at the same time rejecting a proposal to provide frontline workers a living wage despite their tireless e...

April 20, 2021

BCGEU applauds investments in sectors like childcare and seniors care; urges ...

Victoria, B.C. – The BCGEU is applauding Budget 2021's support for the critical public services needed to get B.C. through the pandemic. But the union representing tens of thousands of members direct government and throughout the province's broader public sector is highlighting that more needs to be done to support workers as we move towards recovery. "Our members' top priority for Budget 2021 ...

April 16, 2021

Happening soon – Local meetings to elect convention delegates - BCGEU

Once every three years members from across the province elect their representatives to convention. They're called delegates. The next BCGEU convention will take place June 9-12, 2021. These delegates attend BCGEU convention and vote on important resolutions, and in the election of the President, Treasurer, and Executive Vice-Presidents. For more information on convention, check out the latest i...

April 13, 2021

B.C. liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay at Finance Minister’...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2021B.C. liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay at Finance Minister's offices  BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – After more than a year of serving the public safely and peacefully at publicly-owned liquor and cannabis stores and warehouses without financial acknowledgement of their pandemic working conditions, B.C. Government and Service Employees'...