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

Mar 9, 2015

The election of your Bargaining Committee is now completed, with the following members elected by acclamation:

Feb 23, 2015

We are pleased to announce the BC Oil and Gas Commission 2014-2019 Tentative Agreement has been ratified. 

Thank you to the Bargaining Committee Members for all their hard work!

Feb 18, 2015

As your current collective agreement will be expiring soon, it is time to prepare for the next round of collective bargaining.

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Component News

Feb 25, 2011

Community poll identifies deep concern over state of BC forests

In the shadow of 3 mill closures over the past three years, more than 30 community leaders from north Vancouver Island communities attended a community dialogue session to discuss solutions to the forestry crisis in their region, amid deepening public concern over the state of BC forests.

Feb 21, 2011

Post-retirement group benefit changes coming in 2012

Feb 15, 2011

Over 2000 jobs cut to pay for $2.5 billion election slush fund

The B.C. Government’s Budget 2011, tabled in the legislature today promises only more of the same staff and program cuts for important public services, the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union said today.

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Controversial changes to the Fisheries Act under the former Conservative government should be immediately repealed, and in the longer term, the legislation should undergo major revisions, the feder

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