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COMPONENT 4 - HEALTH SERVICES

Component 4 includes members who provide health care and related services.

They provide nursing care, personal care, housekeeping, building maintenance, laundry, activities, dietary, security and rehabilitation services at institutional and long-term-care facilities, as well as medical lab and a variety of other services for other employers.

NEWS & UPDATES

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

December 02, 2021

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light - Update on mediation - BC General Employe...

Your bargaining committee spent a difficult day in caucus and with the mediator yesterday, November 29. The committee has heard that members are frustrated with bargaining, frustrated with your employer, and frustrated about the uncertainty of job action. We hear your concerns, and are focusing on getting the most out of our remaining time in mediation in order to move forward. We will be meeti...

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...

November 29, 2021

Health Science Professionals Sector Council Update - BC General Employees' Un...

 The following person has been acclaimed (no election necessary as only one person was nominated) from their local to the Sectoral Council: · 404 – Binny Sivia   Congratulations Binny.   In solidarity,   Michelle McAuleyStaff Representative – Negotiations Download FYI Bulletin - 21Nov29 HSP area 4 Binny Sivia.pdf UWU/MoveUP

November 26, 2021

Project Manager - Administrative Representative - Administration Department -...

PROJECT MANAGERADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGNovember 26, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a project manager to work in the Administration Department, effective date to be determined. In this role, you will be working with senior management to manage a large records management system implementation as well as other smaller projects as ...

November 26, 2021

All BCGEU Members at AgeCare - Bargaining Bulletin #1: Negotiations Underway ...

This week your bargaining committee began negotiations with the employer to renew the collective agreement. The parties exchanged proposals on November 24th and signed off on several housekeeping proposals on November 25th. Additional bargaining dates are set for December 2nd and 15th and January 11th, 14th and 26th. We will provide further updates as negotiations progress. If you have any ques...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Negotiations (Level 3) - Regular/2 positions - BC General Employe...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICENEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTING November 26, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY (2 positions) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Negotiations Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will perform Level 3 duties as assigned. Duties to...

November 26, 2021

Secretary - Organizing - Level 3 (Regular) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU – HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING  November 26, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY – ORGANIZING  GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives in the Organizing department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Duties will include: processing a variety of documents such as LRB submissions, minutes, meeting no...

November 23, 2021

White Rock Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominations Open - BC Gener...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, White ...

November 23, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee ...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, Rosema...

November 23, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Nanaimo Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominatio...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, Nanaim...

November 23, 2021

Peace Portal Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominations Open - BC Gen...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, Peace ...

November 23, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Auburn Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nomination...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, Auburn...

November 23, 2021

Renfrew Care Centre - Bargaining Committee Nominations Open - BC General Empl...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process.  For this round of negotiations, Renfr...

November 23, 2021

Comox Valley Seniors Village and Casa Loma Seniors Village - Bargaining Commi...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, Comox ...

November 23, 2021

Guildford Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominations Open - BC Genera...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process.  For this round of negotiations, Guild...

November 23, 2021

The Wellesley of Victoria - Bargaining Committee Nominations Open - BC Genera...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with the employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. For this round of negotiations, The We...

November 22, 2021

Secretary (Purchasing Assistant) LEVEL 5 - Facilities Department - BC Genera...

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGNovember 22, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY (PURCHASING ASSISTANT) GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a Purchasing Assistant to work with the Procurement Officer. This position will report to the Coordinator of Finance. Effective date: As soon as possible. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction ...

November 22, 2021

Junior Internal Auditor - Excluded Position - BC General Employees' Union (...

JUNIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest November 22, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of j...

November 22, 2021

Public Service Pension members - Your pension plan: good news to share - BC G...

Today the Public Service Pension Plan announced a decision to use surplus funds in the plan to improve the value of your pension. We wanted to write to you in full support of the decision, and to explain it in clear terms. This decision comes from years of advocacy by your union to improve the value of your pension. In 2018, the pension plan moved to a flat rate of accrual at 1.85% of annual sa...

November 19, 2021

BCGEU phone outage - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU phones are out of service or have limited service Last updated - Nov 19, 12:19 p.m. The phone system serving BCGEU offices around the province has been damaged by a power-related incident that occurred last night. Other than the reception desk, phones at our headquarters – including our negotiations, advocacy, organizing, membership, travel, mail centre, and communications departments – a...

November 08, 2021

Fraser Health Authority Burnaby Mental Health - Shop Steward Results - BCGEU

Nominations for election of Shop Steward at Burnaby Mental Health closed on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 5:00pm. We are pleased to announce that Ping Qiu, Jesse Donaldson and Andre Van Rooi have been acclaimed for the position of Steward at Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Mental Health. Please join us in welcoming Ping, Jesse and Andre in their role as worksite Steward! Thank you to all tho...

November 08, 2021

L403 FHA Tri Cities Mental Health Port Coquitlam - BCGEU

Nominations for election of Shop Steward at Tri Cities Mental Health closed on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 5 p.m.  We are pleased to announce that Mike Broderick and Ian Blatchford have been acclaimed for the position of steward at Fraser Health Authority - Tri Cities Mental Health. Please join us in welcoming Mike and Ian in their role as worksite steward! Thank you to all those that partic...

November 08, 2021

Fraser Health Authority New Westminster Mental Health - Shop Steward Results ...

Nominations for election of Shop Steward at New Westminster Mental Health closed on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 5:00pm. We are pleased to announce that Andrea Johnson has been acclaimed for the position of Steward at Fraser Health Authority - New Westminster Mental Health. Please join us in welcoming Andrea in their role as worksite Steward! Thank you to all those that participated in the pr...

November 08, 2021

L403 members at RainCity Housing & Support Society - Shop steward results - B...

Nominations for election of shop steward at RainCity Housing & Support Society in Local 403 closed on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 5 p.m.  We are pleased to announce that Beshele Caron and Josh Delleman have been have been acclaimed for the position of steward for your worksite. Please join us in welcoming Beshele and Josh in their role as worksite steward! Thank you to all those that par...

November 05, 2021

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with LifeLabs

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – A majority of the 1,550 LifeLabs workers represented by the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) voted on Thursday November 4, 2021 in favour of ratifying their collective agreement with their employer after reaching a tentative agreement on October 24, 2021. The new three-year agreement is effective April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2024."After so many month...

November 04, 2021

Our new collective agreement is now in effect! - BCGEU

The results of the ratification vote are in, and you have voted 87.4% in favour of accepting the tentative agreement with LifeLabs!This means that our new collective agreement is now in effect. We should be getting the retroactive wage increases right away and our signing bonus will be paid out within 30 days.Aside from increased wages and a bonus, we are also now entitled to all of the other i...

November 04, 2021

All BCGEU Members at HCN-Revera Lessee (Sunwood) - Bargaining Bulletin #2: Re...

Your bargaining committee for Sunwood and the employer have so far met for three days to negotiate your first collective agreement, including most recently on November 1st. The parties have made good progress on most non-monetary proposals and are now in the early stages of negotiating monetary matters, including wages, etc. The Union tabled a complete package of monetary proposals on the first...

November 02, 2021

Salvation Army Harbour Light - Ratification Results - BCGEU

Your tentative settlement has FAILED TO RATIFY, with 74.5% of voters opposing the ratification. Next Steps: We will be informing your employer and the mediator that this settlement offer has failed. We expect to meet for one final day of mediation in the near future. If we do not reach a tentative settlement at this last day of mediation, we will start the process of formally withdrawing servic...

November 02, 2021

New poll shows British Columbians support investing in B.C. wildfire fighters...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 2, 2021 New poll shows British Columbians support investing in B.C. wildfire fightersBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – A new Research Co. poll on wildfires in B.C. commissioned by the BC General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) reveals that half of British Columbians have been personally impacted by wildfires, 85% believe more should be done to prepare for and pre...