Component 20 - Environmental Technical and Operational

Component 20 represents government employees engaged in engineering support and inspectional duties at the technical level, as well as members charged with protecting and regulating natural resources or ensuring the quality of the environment. These positions normally require advanced technical knowledge of the related resource. They include biologists, design engineers, conservation officers, laboratory workers, scientific/technical officers, inspectors and planning officers.

Bargaining Updates

Nov 29, 2016

The Public Service Agency has calculated the Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) for 2017. The BCGEU has confirmed these calculations.

Mar 22, 2016

Ratification votes were held across the province at the beginning of this month, and ballots were counted on March 21, 2016. Members have ratified the tentative agreement by 86%.

Feb 15, 2016

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer to negotiate a renewal collective agreement, and the parties reached a tentative agreement on February 12, 2016.

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Component News

Feb 25, 2011

Community poll identifies deep concern over state of BC forests

In the shadow of 3 mill closures over the past three years, more than 30 community leaders from north Vancouver Island communities attended a community dialogue session to discuss solutions to the forestry crisis in their region, amid deepening public concern over the state of BC forests.

Feb 21, 2011

Post-retirement group benefit changes coming in 2012

Feb 15, 2011

Over 2000 jobs cut to pay for $2.5 billion election slush fund

The B.C. Government’s Budget 2011, tabled in the legislature today promises only more of the same staff and program cuts for important public services, the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union said today.

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Media Coverage

Apr 13, 2017

For years, the Professional Employees Association has warned that ongoing cutbacks in the number of qualified professional scientists employed by the provincial government is a threat to B.C.’s nat

Apr 12, 2017
Nov 16, 2016

Kamloops hunters need to heed the law when they’re driving with their guns, according to the B.C. Conservation Officer Service.

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