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

Jan 27, 2011

On January 24 and 25, 2011, your Bargaining Committee met with your Employer and were able to conclude a tentative Collective Agreement.

Some changes to the Agreement include:

Jan 21, 2011
Sep 20, 2010

Agreement was reached during the recent round of public service bargaining that Deputy Sheriffs and Conservation Officers are qualified for the designation of "public safety occupation" as "police"

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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

Mar 15, 2016

Scoring some big natural resources goals and advancing aboriginal relations to unprecedented levels will be the primary focus of the provincial government in the coming year.

Jul 15, 2015

On July 5, 2015 BCGEU conservation officer Bryce Casavant was suspended without pay after refusing an order to put down the bear cubs. 

May 6, 2015

Province Newspaper Cover Story - May 6, 2015

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