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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

September 22, 2022

Local 403 - BC Ambulance Service Schedulers and Port Folio Clerks at 1867 W ...

Steward nominations closed on September 2, 2022. We are pleased to announce Andres Stephens, Christian Newlands and Jasmine O'Neill (alternate) have been acclaimed for the positions of shop steward.Please join us in welcoming Andres, Christian and Jasmine in their role as worksite shop stewards. Thank you to all those that participated in the process.  In solidarity Mahen Ramdharry, Local 403 C...

September 22, 2022

Local 408 - Worksite Visits in Cranbrook and Kimberley - BC General Employees...

Local 408 Chairperson, Eleine Gordon and one of your Local 408 Shop Stewards, will be conducting worksites visits as scheduled below; as part of your Union's ongoing outreach to the membership: Friday, September 23, 2022 Cranbrook: Health Unit / Rocky Mountain Lodge 10:00 a.m.Dr Green Memorial Home 10:45 a.m.Tamarack Cottage (Mental Health) 11:15 a.m.East Kootenay Addiction Services Society (E...

September 21, 2022

Comprehensive report available - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As you know, our committee and union partners reached a tentative agreement earlier this month covering more than 60,000 health care workers in the facilities subsector. Under this tentative agreement, members will see a significant boost in their pay over the next 18 months. Most will see wage increases of 14.6% to 14.9% under the maximum cost of living adjustment (COLA) triggers we've negotia...

September 15, 2022

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L.J. Christmas Manor) - Tentative Agreeme...

We are pleased to report that your BCGEU bargaining committee and Burquitlam Senior Housing Society reached a tentative settlement of a renewed collective agreement yesterday. This agreement contains significant gains for members.  Tentative Agreement HighlightsHighlights of the agreement include:- Term of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2025- General wage increases of 15.7% over the life of the agr...

September 13, 2022

Well Being Services Ltd. - Pre-Bargaining Bulletin #1: Preparations Underway ...

Your bargaining committee has been actively preparing to negotiate renewal of the collective agreements for all nine Well Being Services Ltd. / Retirement Concepts sites represented by the BCGEU. In July, the bargaining committee members from your worksite spent three days carefully reviewing your entire collective agreement as a first step in preparing proposals for the negotiating table. In l...

September 13, 2022

2022 Municipal Elections - Labour Endorsed Candidates - BC General Employees'...

Local government elections are your opportunity to influence decision-making in your community by electing mayors, councilors, regional district directors, school board trustees and other representatives who will take action on issues that matter for working people; issues like affordable housing, inclusive schools, and keeping services public. Polls will be open in every community across the p...

September 09, 2022

Local 402 Interim Nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Unio...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Member at Large Young Worker   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2022. If an election is needed the method will be by electronic voting. Can...

September 07, 2022

BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargaining - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 7, 2022BCGEU reaches tentative agreement in B.C. public service bargainingVICTORIA, B.C. –Following more than seven months of negotiations and a historic job action that lasted almost two weeks, the BC General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) public service bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with the provincial government's B.C.'s Public Service Agen...

September 02, 2022

Health Facilities (FBA) Tentative agreement reached - BC General Employees' U...

The nine-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA), representing more than 60,000 hospital and long-term care workers in B.C., reached a tentative agreement late last night with the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC).The three-year agreement includes significant compensation improvements as well as a number of measures to tackle serious staffing shortages and worker burnout. We've s...

September 02, 2022

Wage Adjustment for Members at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - BC Genera...

Friends, I am writing to advise that your employer's application for membership in the HEABC remains under consideration by the HEABC. But further to my August 12, 2022, update I am very pleased to report that the Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox and BCGEU have agreed to adjust your wages to match the April 1, 2021, Community Bargaining Association Agreement (CBA) wage rates (this is the curr...

September 01, 2022

Fraser Health-Scott Road Mental Health - Worksite Visit - BC General...

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh and executive members Kim Brown and Pooja Kumar will be conducting a worksite visit on September 7th from 2:30pm until 4:00pm in the group room. Please come by and say "Hello". We look forward to seeing you all then.In Solidarity,Roshni Singh, Local 404 Chairperson Nicki Pearson, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

September 01, 2022

Fraser Health Delta Health Protection office - Worksite Visit - BC General E...

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh and Executive Members Kim Brown and Pooja Kumar will be conducting a worksite visit on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 11:30am until 1:00pm in the 2nd floor boardroom.    Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.   In Solidarity,   Roshni Singh, Local 404 Chairperson Nicki Pearson, Staff Representative Download PDF of notic...

September 01, 2022

HCN-Revera Lessee Fleetwood - Your ratification payment and wage levelling - ...

IMPORTANT NOTICE – ACTION REQUIRED  Friends,It has come to my attention that some of you have not received your ratification payment or that it is incorrect. It seems that some of you may have never been wage levelled which seems to be coming to light as we are following up as to why some members have not received their ratification payment. We are looking into this and have reached out to your...

September 01, 2022

HCN Revera Lessee Whitecliff - Your ratification payment and wage levelling -...

IMPORTANT NOTICE – ACTION REQUIRED  Friends,It has come to my attention that some of you have not received your ratification payment or that it is incorrect. It seems that some of you may have never been wage levelled which seems to be coming to light as we are following up as to why some members have not received their ratification payment. We are looking into this and have reached out to your...

August 30, 2022

Following talks with PSA, BCGEU stands down job action in BC Public Service -...

Following a return to the bargaining table, the BCGEU's Public Service Bargaining Committee has stood down job action at BC Public Service worksites as a sign of good faith.   The committee returned to the bargaining table with the BC Public Service Agency (PSA) last Thursday and has made significant progress. The two sides will continue to meet throughout the week, hoping to finalize a tentati...

August 26, 2022

Facilities bargaining resumes - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) resumed bargaining yesterday with B.C.'s public health employers.As noted, talks were paused on August 12 to show support for the BCGEU strike action in the direct public service. The Public Service Agency invited the BCGEU back to the table last week and the parties resumed negotiations on August 25. This is a significant development in t...

August 25, 2022

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L.J. Christmas Manor) - Bargaining Bullet...

Due to a conflicting obligation unexpectedly arising for the staff negotiator, the parties have rescheduled their late-August bargaining sessions to September 14th. Your bargaining committee will continue to press for a fair deal that protects your wages against rising costs and puts you ahead. We are optimistic that we will reach a tentative agreement on that day. You can expect a further upda...