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

August 09, 2019

Government includes BCGEU recommendations in Budget 2020 report

Last month our union participated in the public consultation to offer input into next year's budget by submitting recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services (more on this here). The Committee has now reported out on the results of this process and we are pleased to let you know that government listened to many of our positions and put a number of them in...

August 08, 2019

Affordability experts respond to announcement to build 1,100 housing units in...

MEDIA ADVISORYFor Immediate Release   Affordability experts respond to announcement to build 1,100 housing units in Vancouver WHAT: The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) will hold a press conference at its Vancouver Area Office Friday at 10:00AM in response to the federal government's announcement of $180M in loans and funding for affordable housing in Vancouver. The federal mo...

August 07, 2019

BCGEU members in the public service – your new collective agreement between t...

The new 18th Main Public Service Agreement and Component Agreements are in effect as of April 1, 2019. BCGEU members who work in the B.C. public service ratified these agreements last year following five weeks of negotiations.The agreements are for three years and expire on March 31, 2022. The main agreement features many improvements, such as: a two per cent general wage increase in each year...

August 01, 2019

LDB Delta Distribution Centre Member Barbecue - BCGEU

Please come and see us for a bite to eat and a chance to say hello to your Union. Join us for hot dogs and all the fixings.   Date: August 12, 2019 Time: 11:00am - 2:30pm Location: Delta Distribution Centre   We look forward to seeing you there!   In solidarity, Your 503 Local Executive, 1204 Local Executive and 2004 Local Executive UWU/MoveUP

July 31, 2019

Housing activists hail Burnaby's 'robust' tenant relocation plan - BCGEU

Proposed policy would guarantee temporary accommodation to renters displaced by renovictions and demovictions. Their signs and T-shirts read "tenant power" and "end demovictions." There were speeches, cheers and chants. It was a familiar scene outside Burnaby City Hall – the battlefield between housing activists and local politicians in recent years – but Monday was different.  Read full articl...

July 30, 2019

Worksite Visit (845 Columbia Ave, Castlegar) – Friday, August 9, 2019 - BCGEU

Re Worksite Visit at 845 Columbia Avenue, Castlegar   Please be advised that the BC Federation President, Laird Cronk, Secretary Treasurer, Sussanne Skidmore and I will be conducting a worksite visit on Friday, August 9, 2019 between 9:30 and 10:30   We will be talking to members about workplace issues and ensuring we have accurate member information. If you have any questions or concerns, plea...

July 25, 2019

Forests Lands and Natural Resources - Terrace Steward Elections - BCGEU

Please be advised that BCGEU, Component 20 is holding Steward elections for members at the above location. A Nomination Form is attached.   Nominations will be open from July 25, 2019 to August 1, 2019 at midnight.   Fax your nomination form to the Terrace Area Office at 1.800.946.0259, or drop it off at the BCGEU Northwest area office located at 4600 Lazelle Ave, Terrace BC or email it to are...

July 25, 2019

Your new member ID card is almost in the mail - BCGEU

We are excited to announce that BCGEU Member ID cards are about to get smarter! Just like your transit pass or credit card, your new ID will now have computer chip technology which will enable us keep moving forward as a union with the ability to use contactless "tap" technology to sign into BCGEU meetings and events. We're excited about all the projects we'll be rolling out in the coming years...