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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

Congratulations to the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2022 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for 2022 winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of five topics:   The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think t...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) (2 Positions) - Lower Mainland Area Office -...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) (2 Positions)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires two (2) temporary staff representatives to work in the Lower Mainland Area Office for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attendi...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) - Negotiations Department - BC General Empl...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining stra...

August 04, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Well Being Services (NSV) Ltd. - Nominations Open for Na...

The previous round of negotiations in June didn’t result in any nominees to replace the bargaining committee member who resigned because she is off work. Since then, your other bargaining committee member, Karen Dalton, resigned from the committee for personal reasons. Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a new bargaining committee to work with the staff negotiator on renewal of th...

August 03, 2022

All Laboratory Technical Assistants at LifeLabs (Local 403) - Temporary Labor...

Over the last three weeks, LifeLabs has engaged your Joint Labour Management Committee (JLMC) in discussions around the creation of a new classification to assist with pre and post analytical duties in some Analytical Departments in response to a severe shortfall in recruiting MLTs. The initial proposal would have seen three positions titled Laboratory Technician be posted for high-volume chemi...

August 03, 2022

BCGEU Members at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Application to The Heal...

Friends, A brief update to advise that your Employer has applied to HEABC for membership and that it hopes to receive a response this week. Once we know HEABC's response, we will be able to determine next steps and provide you with more information. Look for an additional update sometime next week or the week following. In Solidarity, Zoe Towle, Staff Rep, Negotiations Download PDF of notice h...

August 03, 2022

FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGAugust 3, 2022   POSITION:         FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Temporary) GRADE:              LEVEL 6 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The BCGEU (Union) requires a temporary support staff to work in the Finance Department. Term of assignment will be up to 6 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   Will be required to perform a variety of dut...

August 02, 2022

Lifelabs Members - Your One Time Option to Join the BC Target Benefit Pension...

Below are the questions BC Target Benefit Pension Plan staff have received from Life Labs members, along with the responses provided.         1. If I join the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan, can I transfer the balance in my current pension plan into the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan? No. If you join the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan, contributions will stop being made to your current plan and...

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 28, 2022

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' ...

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU is seeking an experienced IT Manager to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the...

July 28, 2022

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' Uni...

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENTINTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022 The B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Systems Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the u...

July 28, 2022

All BCGEU Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Bargaining Next...

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 Friends,We are writing to let you know that we have appointed Thomas Chang as the chairperson of the bargaining committee.  Please jo...

July 28, 2022

Network Administrator - Administration Department - BC General Employees' Uni...

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR   ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Network Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporti...

July 28, 2022

EXTENDED HOURS for Injury Reporting: Provincial Workplace Health Contact Cent...

Hello BCGEU Health Authority Employees, Reporting worksite injuries, illnesses and near misses is a crucial step to initiate an OHS investigation. If you are injured or experience a near miss on the job, you must follow the following steps: Seek first aid treatment if needed Report the incident to your supervisor Report the incident to the Provincial Workplace Health Contact Centre at #1-866-9...

July 22, 2022

Scheduling, portability, and Indigenous rights dominate contract talks this w...

After more than five months of negotiations, the Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) have signed off on several important proposals that focused on securing new language on employee-initiated scheduling opportunities, portability of benefits and seniority, and Indigenous members' rights. The parties achieved landmark language around schedul...

July 21, 2022

All BCGEU Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Bargaining Date...

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  Friends,I am writing to let you know that bargaining will resume August 2, 3, 4 and 5th.  An update will be provided after August 5t...

July 21, 2022

Election of Delegate for Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council - BC G...

As we received more than one nomination from local 402 for the Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council, there will be an election to fill this position. All Health Science Professionals members in local 402 are entitled to vote for this position. Voting will be held electronically and members will receive a link to vote via their email registered in their member profile. The candidate wit...

July 20, 2022

New polling shows that a majority of British Columbians support stronger inve...

Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...

July 19, 2022

Membership of CareCorp (Piccadilly and Cerwydden represented by the BC Genera...

Congratulations! On July 14, 2022, BCGEU and HEU members at CareCorp (Mountain Lake, Cerwydden Seniors Community, and Piccadilly Seniors Community) voted 82% in favor to accept the tentative settlement for your new Collective Agreement.The Collective Agreement will be effective January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023.The Employer will make every effort to pay out the signing bonuses by the end of ...

July 15, 2022

Election Results: Component – Young Worker, Equity, & HSP Sectoral Council Re...

Please be advised that: Maryam Baghalha is the acclaimed Young Worker Rep to component; Binny Sivia has been elected as the HSP Sectoral Council Rep to component; and Jennifer Marquez Camara has been elected as the Equity Rep to component. Congratulations Maryam, Binny and Jennifer!   In solidarity Mahen RamdharryVice-President, Component 4 Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

July 15, 2022

Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Election results new Harbour Light ARC b...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you. Punjabi, Filipino and Chinese translations can be found at the bottom of this email. 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   The ballots were counted last evening, July...

July 13, 2022

Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Two Days Left to vote for your members t...

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 There are two (2) days left to vote for your members to the new bargaining committee.  REMAINING VOTING DATES, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS...

July 12, 2022

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Application to The Health Employers’ Ass...

Friends, Your collective agreement contains a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) 1 re Future Closure that obliges your Employer to apply for membership in the HEABC "with the intent of bringing Harbour Light Detox under the Community Subsector Agreement so as to confer rights and entitlements under the Community Subsector Agreement, including transfer to the community wage grid." Your Employer shoul...

July 12, 2022

Health Facilities Bargaining: Steady progress on key issues – wages, compensa...

Progress continues to be made on key priorities after five days of negotiations last week at the facilities subsector bargaining table. This process began with more than 200 bargaining proposals and we're making steady progress on provisions that will address workload and improve health and safety. We're tackling the systemic barriers in our health care system that stand in the way of recruitme...

July 11, 2022

HSPBA bargaining update - Work continues over summer - BC General Employees' ...

As we enter the summer, the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) continues to co-ordinate with other unions and public sector bargaining associations to speak with a louder voice in support of our common goals. Your HSPBA negotiation committee has tabled a wage proposal that seeks to deal with rising inflation. We have not yet had a substantive response on this. However, ...