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 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...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...