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

May 15, 2019

BCGEU applauds inquiry announcement, calls for broad mandate and resources

(BURNABY) – The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is applauding the B.C. government’s decision to call a public inquiry into money laundering headed by B.C. Supreme Court Justice Austin Cullen. And the union is praising its members for their advocacy over the last six months as a key driver in the government’s decision. “Like all British Columbians, our members want answers abo...

May 06, 2019

BCGEU remembers Bobbi Pettett - BCGEU

On behalf of the members of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union I extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bobbi Pettett, who passed away on May 5, 2019. Bobbi was a dedicated activist and beginning in 1989, she held many positions in the union from steward, local chair, and bargaining committee member to component chair and member of the provincial executive. She ...

May 02, 2019

BCGEU disappointed to see campaign opposing reform to improve seniors’ care -...

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed to see today's launch of the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) campaign opposing the provincial government's decision to bring home support services in-house under the Fraser Health, Vancouver Coastal Health and Vancouver Island Health authorities. The BCGEU has been lobbying to bring home care support workers under go...

April 29, 2019

Local 2001 Executive Update - BCGEU

Further to the close of nominations on April 5, 2019, we are pleased to inform you that Myke Labelle has been acclaimed to one of the two vacant Member-at-Large positions. We will continue to seek nominations for the Second-Vice Chairperson vacancy, and the remaining vacant Member-at-Large position. The following members make up the Local 2001 Executive:     Chairperson                        ...

April 29, 2019

BCGEU Defends Two-Tier Wages in Community Services Sector - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith draws on her experience as an early childhood educator to explain her frustration with the debate over a pay increase that's only going to unionized workers in the community social services sector.  Smith said the complaints about the selective raises reminded her of the children's story about the Little Red Hen.    Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 26, 2019

Join us at Day of Mourning ceremonies across B.C. - BCGEU

BCGEU members from communities around our province will be attending Day of Mourning events on April 28th. Some will be there to honour and remember their co-workers and family members. Some will attend to show solidarity with those who have been affected by the death of a worker. The provincial government will be lowering flags on all provincial government buildings to honour the day.  In 2018...

April 25, 2019

Upcoming worksite visits in Fort Nelson - BCGEU

The Area 10 Cross Component Committee will be in Fort Nelson on the afternoon of May 2, 2019 conducting worksite visits. The purpose of the worksite visits are to meet members in the worksite; show our appreciation of all of your hard work; hear your stories; and have an opportunity to share current campaigns with you. Our agenda is to start the visits at 1:30, continuing through the afternoon ...

April 24, 2019

Nominations are open for all vacant local 2011 Executive positions - BCGEU

We want to take this opportunity to advise and congratulate Dylan Tripp (Local 2011 Chair), Brian Goetz (Local 2011 2nd Vice Chair) and Victoria Dyduch (Local 2011 Treasurer) on their new positions. Your Local Executives are as follows: ·     Chair Dylan Tripp ·     1st Vice Chair VACANT ·     2nd Vice Chair Brian Goetz ·     Treasurer Victoria Dyduch ·     Recording...

April 24, 2019

Richmond Distribution Centre Member BBQ - 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: April 30, 2019 Time: 10:00am - 2:30pm Location: Richmond Distribution Centre We look forward to seeing you there!   In solidarity, Your 503 Local Executive, 603 Local Executive, 1203 Local Executive and 2003 Local Executive   Download PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP