Component 4 - All Health Services

Large and growing, this component of the BCGEU represents members who provide health care in the community as governments move such services "closer to home".

Community health caregivers work in home support, drug and alcohol treatment centres, adult day care, detox and emergency shelters, women's clinics, services to seniors, mental health group homes, regional health units and other community-based health services. The 200 employers in the sector include both non-profit societies and corporations, all funded by the provincial government. The employers are represented in bargaining by the Health Employers' Association of B.C.

Our members who provide nursing care, personal care, housekeeping, building maintenance, laundry, activities, dietary, security and rehabilitation services at Riverview Hospital, Forensic Psychiatric Hospital, Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre, Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services, Victory Hill Residential School, the Lodge at Broadmead, and Oak Bay Lodge.

Bargaining Updates

Sep 8, 2014

Please be advised that Wayne Chee has been elected to the position of Bargaining Unit Chairperson to represent all members at Lifelabs.

Sep 8, 2014

The nominee from the CIC/Courier Group, Wayne Chee, has been elected to the position of Bargaining Unit Chairperson.

Sep 8, 2014

There were four nominees for the one position on the bargaining committee from the Patient Service Centre (Clinical Technical Assistants, Site Leads, MLS Coordinators, Mobile Lab Services) jobs gro


Component News

Sep 12, 2014

All members of BCGEU Local 402 are invited to a Meet and Greet with your union representatives.

Sep 11, 2014

A new Social Security Tribunal decision on Bill 29 was issued on July 16, 2014 (as amended on August 19, 2014).

Aug 29, 2014

Please be advised that BC Emergency Health Services and the Union have agreed to extend the effective date of transition to the Facilities agreement.

Effective Date


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