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

Jun 12, 2012

Members of the BCGEU at BC Safety Authority have voted in support of job action.

The vote was 82 per cent in favour.

May 11, 2012

BARGAINING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDING STRIKE VOTE

Mar 27, 2012

The members resoundingly opposed the employer's proposals including a proposal to reduce prime time vacation scheduling from the current 4 week allotment to 3 weeks.

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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

Nov 7, 2016

The provincial government's decision to cut food and housing benefits to specialized "Rapattack" forest firefighters in Salmon Arm will save between $119,000 and $325,000 each year, a spokeswoman t

Nov 7, 2016

When it comes to understanding the risks that B.C.’s forests and forest-dependent communities face, you’d be hard-pressed to find two more qualified individuals than Anthony Britneff and Martin Wat

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