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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

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 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 ...

December 08, 2022

Bargaining Committee - Alternates Election Results for Pain BC - BC General E...

To: All BCGEU Members at Pain BC Re: Bargaining Committee – Alternates Election Results for Pain BC   The election for alternates for your bargaining committee closed on Monday December 6, 2022. There were two alternate positions available and three nominees. Thank you to everyone who put your name forward!   Please join me in congratulating Leah Smith and Ari Spence in being elected as alterna...

December 05, 2022

Whitecliff Retirement Residence - Member site visit - BC General Employees' U...

Please be advised that on Friday, December 16th your local chair Roshni Singh will be conducting a site visit from 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. During this time, if you are on a break or if you decide to attend outside of your shift, Roshni will be available to hear any concerns related to the union. We have been told that the "theatre" will be made available for this meeting, but if you have any questi...

December 05, 2022

Member Site Visit at The Royale Pacifica Resort Retirement Living - BC Gener...

Please be advised that on Monday, December 19th your local chair Roshni Singh will be conducting a site visit from 1:30-3:30pm. During this time, if you are on a break or if you decide to attend outside of your shift, the chair will be available to hear any concerns related to the Union. We do not know which room exactly will be made available, as we are waiting for that confirmation from Gener...

December 05, 2022

Members at Aspira Peninsula Retirement Living - Member Site Visit - BC Genera...

Please be advised that on Friday, December 9th your local chair Roshni Singh will be conducting a site visit from 1:30-3:30pm. During this time, if you are on a break or if you decide to attend outside of your shift, Roshni will be available to hear any concerns related to the Union. We do not know which room exactly will be made available, as we are waiting for that confirmation from the emplo...

December 05, 2022

IT Application Support Technician (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (...

B.C. GENERAL EMPLOYEES' UNIONINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGDECEMBER 5, 2022     POSITION: IT APPLICATION SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (Temporary)  GRADE: LEVEL 7 – MOVEUP AGREEMENT  The BCGEU requires an IT Application Support Technician to work in the IT Services Department. In this role, the successful applicant will provide technical support to the union's staff and provide training on the various software...

November 29, 2022

Health Science Professionals - New date: Telephone town halls - BC General E...

Voting on your new tentative agreement begins in one week. This is an important decision. To make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed vote, we encourage you to attend one of the following one-hour telephone town hall meetings to hear more about the agreement and to ask questions. Note we have added a fourth date below. Monday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m.  Monday, Decembe...

November 21, 2022

HSPBA - Tentative agreement reached for Health Science Professionals - BC Gen...

B.C.'s 22,000 specialized health professionals working in hospitals and communities around the province reached a tentative agreement on the evening of Wednesday, November 2, 2022, after more than eight months of negotiations between the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC). The HSPBA bargaining committee went to the bargaini...

November 18, 2022

Bargaining committee alternates election for Pain BC - BC General Employees' ...

The nominations have closed and there will be an election for the two alternate positions for Pain BC's Bargaining Committee.  The candidates for the Bargaining Committee alternates are (in random order) Ari Spence Leah Smith Kimberlee Budd Voting InformationThe election will be conducted using secure electronic voting. Members will receive an email with a link to vote online and your unique ...

November 16, 2022

Single site order rescinded effective January 1, 2023 - BC General Employees'...

The B.C. Government recently announced that 'wage levelling,' which raised wages for workers in seniors' care and mental health facilities up to the provincial standard, would be made permanent. They also announced that the "Single Site Staffing Order" would be rescinded as of January 1, 2023.This means that if you were assigned to a single site during the pandemic, you will now be able to retu...

November 15, 2022

HSPBA - You have a tentative agreement. What comes next? - BC General Employe...

Your bargaining committee has been at work for over nine months to improve your wages, benefits, and working conditions. They've drafted, re-drafted, and finalized proposals that capture all the great ideas brought forward at our bargaining conference in October 2021. And they've pushed hard for the employer to address problems that have gone on for years.  Now, your bargaining committee has re...

November 10, 2022

Langley Lions Housing Society - Collective agreement ratification meeting - ...

Your Bargaining Committee has set meetings for Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 11am – 1pm, 2:15pm - 4pm in the Boardroom and 7pm - 9pm via Zoom link (see below) to discuss changes to your new tentative collective agreement.  Enclosed is the ratification document listing all the agreed-to changes. Please review this document prior to the meeting as you will be given an opportunity to have any ques...

November 10, 2022

Meeting for Vantage Living Inc. (Lakeside Manor) - BC General Employees' Unio...

Your bargaining committee invites you to attend an important membership meeting regarding the state of negotiations to renew the collective agreement and preparations for potential strike action. Lakeside Manor Meeting Details Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PMHow: Zoom Videoconference or TeleconferenceCheck your email or speak with a member of your bargaining committee fo...