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

Dec 11, 2013

The Public Service Master Bargaining Committee reached a tentative agreement for the over 25,000 union members working in the public service across the province.

Dec 3, 2013

The BCGEU and two bargaining associations have reached tentative agreements for 25,000 BCGEU members who work for direct government, 15,000 members in the community health subsector and 11,000 members in community social services.

Sep 17, 2013

To: All Local 2001 Members (Environmental, Technical & Operational  Component)

Re: Last Call for 17th Master/Component Bargaining Resolutions

Due to scheduling conflicts, we are unable to hold a September meeting as planned. However, you still have a final  opportunity to submit Master and Component bargaining resolutions.

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Component News

Jan 9, 2008

The BCGEU is pleased to announce that the union has reached an agreement with the provincial government to extend vacation entitlement to auxiliary employees who obtain regular employee status unde

Oct 15, 2007

Today West Coast Environmental Law, with the assistance of the BCGEU, released the report "No Response-A survey of environmental law enforcement and compliance in BC."

Jul 27, 2007

Wildlife Act Review lacks vision, has gaping holes

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Media Coverage

May 13, 2016

Taking a camping trip is supposed to be a way to escape stress. Planning that trip? Not so much.

Apr 7, 2016

B.C.'s forests minister says while the once mighty forest industry in this province is currently very healthy, more needs to be done to keep it competitive in the face of challenges from both insid

Mar 24, 2016

Controversial changes to the Fisheries Act under the former Conservative government should be immediately repealed, and in the longer term, the legislation should undergo major revisions, the feder

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