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

August 25, 2016

Worksite Visits: Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Powell River

Dear Sisters and Brothers, I am pleased to advise you that BCGEU Local 2002 Chairperson, Thierry Rouget , will be visiting at the end of  August, 2016 to meet with members, introduce himself, and discuss any issues you may have. 4885 Cherry Creek Rd, Port Alberni      August 30, 2016              11:45 a.m. 2080 A Labieux Rd, Nanaimo               August 31, 2016              11:30 a.m. 7...

August 24, 2016

Local 2005 union meeting

DATE: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 TIME: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PLACE: 158 Oriole Road, Kamloops  Snacks will be provided at this meeting, please RSVP to George.Buis@bcgeu.ca to ensure there is enough food.   AGENDA •    Regular Order of Business •    Worksite Reports •    Provincial Executive & Component Executive Updates Please Notify George Buis (George.Buis@bcgeu.ca) PRIOR to the meet...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 17, 2016

Local 2010 Executive Meeting

            DATE:        Thursday, September 15, 2016        TIME:         5:30PM      PLACE:        BCGEU Peace River Area Office                           10251 100th Street                           Fort St. John ALL 2010 MEMBER ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE                AGENDA •    Upcoming Executive Election •    News and updates from Component Download ...

August 17, 2016

BC Wildfire Services - only interim direction to staff Re: ETO average hours...

Sisters and Brothers As you may recall, the Employer issued an "interim direction to staff" early in the fire season. The union did not agree that the direction met the terms of the Collective Agreement. Therefore, we filed a grievance. We met with BC Wildfire Services (BCWS) on August 9th to assist in modification of the noted document.  The new document, which will be released shortly, is en...

August 16, 2016

Local 2011 Meeting

 DATE:       Thursday, September 8, 2016   TIME:       5:00 p.m. PLACE:       Diane L Wood Union Centre,                  Prince George Area Office of the BCGEU                  500 Quebec St, Prince George    AGENDA Everyone welcome to attend – if you are in the outlying areas, please see note below to find out how to join via conference call. Local Update Component Update Resolutions ...

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...

August 05, 2016

Call for Nominations for vacant Local 2002 Executive position

Nominations are now open for following position which is vacant on the Local 102 Executive: Recording Secretary  The role of the Recording Secretary is as follows:  records minutes of all local meetings; sends copies of minutes to the president and treasurer within 15 days; prepares and files all correspondence; reports all correspondence at local meetings; receives written reports ...

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...