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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.

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August 14, 2020

BCGEU response to Youth Employment Program announcement

Your union was surprised to learn of the B.C. government's announcement on August 5 in which Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman, suggested that young people would be able to gain work experience in BC Parks and the B.C. Conservation Service at the same time that our seasonal workers will be on layoff and many permanent positions are not being staffed.    Your uni...

August 14, 2020

Pacific Weigh Scale – Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - Steward...

Nominations for stewards have now closed. The following stewards have been acclaimed: Tomasco Cirillo   In solidarity Anthony DaviesStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

August 14, 2020

Laidlaw Weigh Scale – Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure - Steward...

Nominations for stewards have now closed. The following steward has been acclaimed: Roger Perry In solidarity Anthony DaviesStaff Representative   Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 13, 2020

Local 2004 Members Executive Election Results - BCGEU

  Nominations for Local Executive have now closed. The following member was acclaimed:   Member-at-Large    Amanpreet Sidhu   In solidarity   Anthony Davies Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 12, 2020

Join our equity networks - BCGEU

Join our equity networks!Your union is committed to building diversity and inclusion and speaking out for equity and social justice for all workers. Key to achieving this goal is creating the opportunities for members to feel heard, represented and able to contribute to their union, their workplace and their community.Over the last 18 months, your BCGEU Equity and Human Rights committee held a ...

July 30, 2020

Local 2006 Quesnel District Office - Steward nominations open - BCGEU

Please be advised that BCGEU Local 2006 is holding nominations for THREE (3) Stewards for members located at Quesnel District Office, 322 Johnston Ave, Quesnel. Nomination Form is attached. Nominations will be open from July 30, 2020 – August 20, 2020 at Midnight. Email or Fax your nomination to Area06.WilliamsLake@bcgeu.ca or 250-392-5582. Or it can be sent to the Cariboo Area Office, 107A No...

July 21, 2020

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored bala...

Proposed changes to Workers Compensation Act marks beginning of restored balanceAfter years of advocacy by workers and their unions – including your union's submission to the B.C. workers' compensation system review last year and the courageous testimonies at public hearings by dozens of current and former BCGEU members who had been injured on the job – the provincial government has begun to re...

July 17, 2020

BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 17, 2020 BCGEU calls on government to protect renters by extending eviction ban Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to extend the ban on evictions for non-payment of rent—today the government announced that ban will be lifted on September 1st. “This decision is utterly baffling to me,” said Stephanie Smith, president of the BCGEU. “COVID-1...