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

October 27, 2016

B.C. backs down in fight against bear cubs’ saviour

The B.C. government has backed down in its legal battle with Bryce Casavant, the former conservation officer who made global headlines when he refused to kill two orphaned bear cubs. Read more...

October 24, 2016

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System You may have noticed a change with the hazardous product labelling at your worksite. This is due to the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The Globally Harmonized System was initiated to standardize information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces and with our ma...

October 19, 2016

Local 101 & Local 2001 Stewards and Local Executive - One-Day Enhanced Stewar...

Learn more about: •    Common Grievances and Arbitration Decisions •    STIIP and LTD •    The Duty to Accommodate Injured Workers Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Location: BCGEU Victoria Area Office (2994 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC) **Registration deadline is 4:30 pm on November 3, 2016** To register, please contact the Area Office at (250) 388-9948 or by emai...

October 18, 2016

Oxfam Canada launches new campaign for gender equality

Oxfam Canada is launching a new campaign this week called Shortchanged. The campaign’s goal is to shift the public debate on care responsibilities and build a movement of people who want to accelerate progress for women. In particular, the campaign will help create awareness and mobilize Canadians around the issue of women’s inequality in work.  In the coming months, Shortchanged will challe...