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

May 20, 2015

The Collective Agreement has been ratified by 71%.

Thank you to all who participated both in the vote and at the meetings.

In solidarity

May 11, 2015

On behalf of your bargaining committee, I am pleased to advise that the members have voted in favour of accepting the Employer's offer.

May 1, 2015

Voting on your new collective agreement will commence on Wednesday, April 29, 2015.

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Component News

Mar 7, 2011

Local community poll reveals deep concern over BC forests

More than 30 community leaders from Kamloops and surrounding communities attended a day-long community dialogue session to discuss solutions to the forestry crisis in their region, as a local poll shows deepening public concern over the state of BC forests.

Feb 28, 2011

It’s the worst of times for B.C.’s venerable provincial parks, which celebrate their centenary on March 1, 2011.

Feb 28, 2011

Tuesday March 1, 2011 is the 100 year anniversary of BC's parks. The anniversary of our vaunted protected area system should be a reason to celebrate, but there is trouble in paradise.

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Controversial changes to the Fisheries Act under the former Conservative government should be immediately repealed, and in the longer term, the legislation should undergo major revisions, the feder

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