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

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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