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

Jul 3, 2012

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report the parties will return to the bargaining table on July 9th to resume negotiations.  The union is seeking a fair settlement and we ar

Jun 28, 2012

Provincial Executive authorizes strike action in the Government Bargaining Unit

Jun 22, 2012

The BCGEU has asked the BC Labour Relations Board to appoint a mediator to assist with negotiations with the BC Safety Authority.  Talks broke down on May 8th and BCGEU members voted 82% in favour

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Component News

May 8, 2017

As we have previously advised, the potential for BC Nurse picket lines at B.C.

May 4, 2017

To:   All 2004 BCGEU Members at Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, 10428 153 Street, Surrey                  

May 2, 2017

Nominations are now open for one steward position at your worksite, and will close June 1, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.

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Controversial changes to the Fisheries Act under the former Conservative government should be immediately repealed, and in the longer term, the legislation should undergo major revisions, the feder

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