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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

February 09, 2020

BCGEU statement on Wet’suwet’en events - February 9 - BCGEU

The BCGEU continues to call for a peaceful resolution to the conflict on Wet’suwet’en territory. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the BCGEU is deeply troubled by the current and ongoing events on Wet’suwe...

February 06, 2020

Members at MV Osprey 2000, MV Balfour, Glade Ferry and Harrop Ferry Re: Vaca...

Greetings! Please be advised that your worksites are currently in immediate need of members filling positions: Clothing committee membersIf interested please contact Joint Labor Management Chair: Jason Ward.Email: jsandj@shaw.ca Occupational Health and Safety committee membersIf interested please contact Local Chair person: Janet Fowlie Email: janetfowlie71@gmail.com Shop stewardsIf inter...

February 05, 2020

Independent advocate re-affirms our union's call to bring seniors’ care back ...

This week B.C.'s independent Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) published the first ever provincial review of the $1.4 billion-dollar contracted long-term care sector in British Columbia, A Billion Reasons to Care.Overall, the OSA confirms what our union has been saying for years: the contracted long-term care sector lacks accountability and transparency in funding and monitoring and fails to...

February 04, 2020

Kelowna Area Office Closure – Feb 4 - BCGEU

Due to inclement weather, the Kelowna Area Office has closed for the remainder of Tuesday, February 4. The office plans to reopen, February 5, at 8:30am. If you are a BCGEU member in the Okanagan (Area 07) and need emergency support at your worksite, please contact your union steward. Facilities related emergencies at the site can be directed to Ryan Schmid at 778-870-7877. UWU/MoveUP

January 31, 2020

Local 2011 - Delegates to Convention - BCGEU

The BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention will be taking place June 10 - June 13, 2020. Local 2011 will be sending 3 delegates and 4 alternates to Convention (The Chair goes by right). If you would like attend the BCGEU 2020 Convention, you must be nominated and be elected to attend. Interested members should complete the nomination form attached and send it to the Prince George Area O...