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

May 16, 2016

All members in Haida Gwaii - Pension Seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important. You will then b...

May 16, 2016

Comp 20 Members - PE Young Worker Representatives

Please welcome two Young Workers to our Environmental, Technical & Operational Component (ETO).            Provincial Executive Young Worker Committee:  DAX BOURKE, of Local 2010, Oil & Gas Commission, Compliance & Enforcement.  Dax's email is daxbrk@hotmail.com Component Young Worker Representative: JACQUELINE WHEATLEY, of Local 2012, Forest, Lands & Natural Resour...

May 13, 2016

'Aggressive' camping reservation system sparks calls for change

Taking a camping trip is supposed to be a way to escape stress. Planning that trip? Not so much. Read more...

May 13, 2016

Government Members on Haida Gwaii pension seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important.  You will then ...

May 11, 2016

Oil and Gas Commission union meeting

LOCAL: 2010 DATE: May 30th, 2016 TIME: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm PLACE: BC Oil and Gas Commission             6534 Airport Road, Fort St. John   AGENDA Come for a chance to visit with BCGEU Treasurer, Paul Finch. Lunch will be provided! In solidarity BCGEU Peace River Area Office Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

May 04, 2016

BCGEU president’s statement re: Fort McMurray wildfire & $50k donation

NEW: The BCGEU has made a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross towards relief efforts. Like you, I’ve been watching the images and video footage from wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta. It’s heartbreaking to see. The lives of those affected have been changed forever. We know some of our BCGEU members have loved ones and friends who’ve been impacted by the evacuation of a staggerin...

May 03, 2016

Auditor general report on mining sector: BCGEU calls for expanded resources

The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is calling on the B.C. Government to allocate additional resources to boost staffing for regulation and enforcement in the Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Environment. The call comes in response to today’s comprehensive report from B.C. Auditor General Carol Bellringer, entitled, An Audit of Compliance and Enforcement of t...

May 02, 2016

BC Federation of Labour "Stress in the Workplace" Course

The “Understanding and Preventing Stress in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Castlegar area office on Friday June 3, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course is designed to help identify stressors such as job demands, job control, lack of support, organization styles, bullying and lac...

May 02, 2016

Area 05 Stewards Educational Seminar – Pension Workshop

The Area 05 Cross Component Committee is pleased to invite you for a free education session regarding a Pension Workshop. This educational session will be useful for all BCGEU members who want more information related to Pensions and Pension Plans.     WHERE: Kamloops Area Office                    158 Oriole Road, Kamloops                   After hours entrance at right rear of building.    ...

April 28, 2016

Member Update - April 27, 2016

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith provides an update on some of the important events and initiatives the BCGEU is involved with in April and May.