Component 4 - 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

Dec 19, 2014

The transition to the Facilities agreement is set for December 19, 2014.

Employee Classification and Wage Protection

Dec 2, 2014

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce the ratification of the tentative collective agreement.

Dec 2, 2014

Your collective agreement expires on March 31, 2015 and the Union is beginning preparations to conduct negotiations for a renewal agreement on your behalf.

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Component News

Dec 10, 2014

The current collective agreement between the BCGEU and LifeLabs expires December 31, 2014.  Your Bargaining Committee met on November 25, 2014 to discuss upcoming negotiations.  The Bargaining Comm

Dec 10, 2014

The BCGEU is renewing its call for immediate action to ensure the safety of workers at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital (FPH) in Port Coquitlam.

Dec 10, 2014

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights … “

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