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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

July 23, 2024

REGULAR STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (SR3) - MEMBER BENEFITS (WCB) - BC General Emplo...

REGULAR STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (SR3) MEMBER BENEFITS (WCB) EXTERNAL POSTING July 23, 2024   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 operates 12 offices throughout the province, and three buildings in Burnaby which house ...

July 23, 2024

White Cliff - Bargaining Bulletin #1 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to report that negotiations with the employer commenced on Thursday, July 18th with both parties tabling their non-monetary proposals. These proposed language changes do not involve monetary increases but include other important articles in the collective agreement such as: Job Postings, Hours of Work, Scheduling and Occupational Health & Safety, as an e...

July 22, 2024

Westminster House HRC Care Society - Bargaining Update - BC General Employees...

Your Bargaining Committee has met to review all the union's bargaining proposals. We are meeting with the Employer on July 29th and 31st to begin bargaining a renewal Collective Agreement. Thank you for your patience. We commit to provide updates on a regular basis. If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Bargaining Committee. In Solidarity, Jodi Lo, Bargaining ChairChristine ...

July 16, 2024

Western Community Seniors Low Cost Housing Society (Alexander Mackie) - Elect...

Nominations are now open for the position of bargaining committee members. Three positions are open, one Chairperson and two Bargaining Committee Members. No previous experience in negotiations is required to be a member of the Bargaining Committee, but you must have a signed membership application card on file with the Union in order to run or vote in an election. As a bargaining committee mem...

July 16, 2024

Discipline process updated (Article 7) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union’s Constitution and Bylaws describe the rights and responsibilities of union membership and how we govern ourselves. At the BCGEU’s 2024 Convention in May, delegates adopted changes to Article 7 of the Constitution which lays out the process of discipline for members found to have violated our union’s constitution. These updates affect the role of local chairs under the Complaint Proce...

July 15, 2024

HSPBA Applications Now Being Accepted for Reimbursement for 2024 Professional...

Our union is pleased to advise members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement that the application process for reimbursement of professional fees for 2024-an item negotiated in the most recent round of HSPBA bargaining-is now open. Many health sciences professionals pay out of pocket for fees required by regulatory bodies or for voluntary membership dues to professional associations that hel...

July 03, 2024

Bargaining Committee Update at Elim Christian Care Society - BC General Empl...

The nomination period for your bargaining committee has now closed.Please join us in congratulating: Lisa Bysterveld Arlyn Mariano Lea Pastoral They have been acclaimed to their positions on the bargaining committee so there will not be an election. Your committee will be meeting soon to review issues and develop proposals prior to meeting with the employer. We will keep you updated through...

July 03, 2024

Election Results for Members at White Cliff - BC General Employees' Union (B...

The election for a position on the White Cliff Bargaining Committee is now complete and elected by acclamation is:                                                               JENNIFER ZAMORA Our first meeting with the employer is scheduled for Thursday, July 18th. Stay tuned for a bargaining update shortly thereafter. If you know a BCGEU member who didn't receive this bulletin, please forward...

June 28, 2024

The Salvation Army Vancouver Harbour Light – Collective Agreement Ratified - ...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you. 这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。 ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤ ੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰ । Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo   Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the collective agreement has been ratified with 81.9% of the voters voting...

June 26, 2024

Welltower Independent Living (The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and Sunwood) - ...

To:    All BCGEU Members at Welltower Independent Living (The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and Sunwood)Re:    Setting the Record Straight In response to employee reports of Employers allegedly making false or misleading statements regarding negotiations and strikes, we are writing to set the record straight. Employers’ Wage Offers We stand behind the details of the Employers’ latest wage offer...

June 26, 2024

Welltower Independent Living - Employer Conduct Regarding Strike Vote - BC Ge...

Your Union has received reports from two of three worksites involved in Welltower independent living common table bargaining of concerning allegations regarding employer conduct which, if true, may constitute violations of employees’ rights under the Labour Relations Code. It has been reported to us that managers have been encouraging employees to vote “no” to strike and misrepresenting the Emp...

June 24, 2024

Broadmead Care Society Members - Five Paid Sick Days and Retro Pay - BC Gener...

The Union filed a grievance on behalf of members at Broadmead Care Society seeking five days of sick leave at 100% pay for eligible employees. Your Union has negotiated a settlement agreement through the grievance procedure regarding the five paid sick days all employees in BC are entitled to under the Employment Standards Act (ESA). The ESA provisions for sick leave entitles all workers to a m...

June 21, 2024

Broadmead Care Society - Five Paid Sick Days - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Your Union has negotiated a settlement agreement through the grievance procedure regarding the 5 paid sick days all employees in BC are entitled to as per Employment Standards. The Employer has indicated that all members are now being provided with the 5 paid sick days in addition to any of their collective agreement entitlements. Your employer completed an audit to ensure the entitlement for 5...