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

Mar 26, 2015

There are six nominees for the two positions on the bargaining committee. Therefore, we are conducting an election. The nominees are:

Mar 26, 2015

A Working Group established as part of the 2014-2019 Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) collective agreement has been working for the past year to take the steps required t

Mar 25, 2015

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer again on February 10th to 14th in an effort to reach a tentative agreement to bring back for your approval.


Component News

Mar 31, 2015
Mar 27, 2015

I am pleased to announce the results of elections for the Local 401 Executive:

Mar 26, 2015

The ballots of the Local 403 elections were counted last night and the results are below: 


Media Coverage

Mar 9, 2015

Although we've won many hard-fought battles, it's not all good news. 
By Stephanie Smith

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