B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

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

April 08, 2019

Early Days of Bargaining - Non-Monetary Discussions Have Started - Technical ...

The Employer and your Union bargaining committee met on April 3 and 4, 2019 and resolved most housekeeping language matters. We also started discussing non-monetary proposals. These discussions are ongoing and we hope to make progress at our next scheduled bargaining dates on April 15 and 16, 2019.If you want more details about what's happening with bargaining, please speak with one of your Uni...

April 08, 2019

Only a public inquiry can reveal the full scope of money laundering in B.C. -...

BURNABY – Today the B.C. government released the initial details of investigator Peter German's latest report on money laundering in the province, which disclosed that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. As the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) continues to call for a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and mone...

April 01, 2019

Nominations for Two Stewards Islands Trust - Victoria office - BCGEU

Being a shop steward can be a very rewarding experience. Not only are you considered an equal with your employer when you represent members, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing that you helped a fellow employee and made a difference in someone's life. Stewards also have access to a BCGEU Staff Representative who can answer your questions or listen to your concerns. If a shop steward ...

April 01, 2019

Nominations for Two Stewards - Islands Trust Salt Spring Island office - BCGEU

Being a shop steward can be a very rewarding experience. Not only are you considered an equal with your employer when you represent members, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing that you helped a fellow employee and made a difference in someone's life. Stewards also have access to a BCGEU Staff Representative who can answer your questions or listen to your concerns. If a shop steward ...

April 01, 2019

Nominations for Two Stewards - EMBC - Block A 200-2261 Keating Cross Rd - BCGEU

Being a shop steward can be a very rewarding experience. Not only are you considered an equal with your employer when you represent members, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing that you helped a fellow employee and made a difference in someone's life. Stewards also have access to a BCGEU Staff Representative who can answer your questions or listen to your concerns. If a shop steward ...