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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

June 12, 2024

As the CRD grasps at straws, striking workers hold the line for fair wages -...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 11, 2024As the CRD grasps at straws, striking workers hold the line for fair wages WILLIAMS LAKE (Traditional territory of the Williams Lake Band, home to the Secwepemc people) – It's week four of the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) strike, and instead of taking the necessary steps to end job action by amending its last wage offer and negotiating in good faith, the CRD...

June 12, 2024

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) seeks proposals for the creation of a plan to analyze our Union's policies, procedures, and collective agreements. Further to provide a plan to decolonize our collective agreements, with the end result being a recommended plan to be submitted to the governing body of the union, the Provincial Executive. The purpose is to create mode...

June 11, 2024

Members at Elim Christian Care Society - Nominations for Bargaining Committee...

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are re-opening nominations for two (2) bargaining committee positions. These are in addition to the bargaining committee members who have been acclaimed.One position is for the Surrey worksite and one position is for the Hawthorn building in Chilliwack.This is a reminder that nominations are open to all members.If you would like to serve on the commit...

June 10, 2024

Health Science Professionals - Announcement of Submission Period for Reimbur...

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-will open on Monday July 15, 2024 at 9:00 a.m.  Many health sciences professionals pay out of pocket for fees required by regulatory bodies or for voluntary membership dues to...

June 10, 2024

Members under HSPBA Agreement - Stat holiday time for cultural days of signif...

As agreed to in our 2022-2025 Health Sciences Professional Bargaining Association Collective Agreement, a pilot project to allow members to use statutory holiday time for cultural days of significance will begin this fall through a Memorandum of Agreement ("MOA") for a Days of Cultural or Religious Significance Pilot Project Working Group. This Working Group was created out of a shared recognit...

June 10, 2024

BCGEU issues statement on the CRD’s strong-arm tactics - BC General Employee...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 10, 2024BCGEU issues statement on the CRD's strong-arm tactics WILLIAMS LAKE – The union representing striking Cariboo Regional District (CRD) workers says that the Regional District's upper management has a responsibility to its staff and the entire community to adjust its last offer and bargain fairly for an improved contract that will serve the needs of all resident...

June 07, 2024

BUSINESS ANALYST (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

B.C. GENERAL EMPLOYEES’ UNION BUSINESS ANALYST  (Temporary)   INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTING June 7, 2024   The B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 90,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services.   The BCGEU requires a temporary business analyst to work with the union’s Data and ...

June 06, 2024

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - RATIFICATION MEMBER MEETINGS FOR THE...

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 have scheduled membership meetings for Thursday, June 13 to provide each of you with an opportunity to ask questio...

June 05, 2024

BCGEU supports students’ right to campus protest

The right to peaceful protest in public places like university and college campuses is legally enshrined in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Students, staff and faculty at Canadian universities are entitled to the peaceful expression of their opinions. Campuses across the province have a responsibility to protect the safety of protesting students, as well as their right to free spee...

June 05, 2024

BCGEU says the Regional District is prolonging the strike, hurting whole comm...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 5, 2024BCGEU says the Regional District is prolonging the strike, hurting whole community WILLIAMS LAKE - It's Day 18 of the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) strike, and the union representing picketing workers says the CRD's upper management is refusing to return to the table with a deal that's in-line with what workers or the community needs, which is putting vital se...

June 03, 2024

Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing - Bargaining Update - June 3, 2024 - B...

日本語版のダウンロードはこちらから。Download Japanese version here.  Negotiations for your first collective agreement with Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society continued April 8th, 11th, and 26th, and May 16th, 21st, and 22nd. Your union and employer have so far spent nine days in bargaining. Your union committee also met to review employer proposals and develop counterproposals on April 16th. Progress...

June 01, 2024

Our newly elected executive committee - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Our union's 52nd constitutional convention has just adjourned. Since the call to order on Wednesday evening, nearly 600 delegates representing every region and component debated and passed a wide range of resolutions, which will help shape the direction of our union for the next three years.Members also elected our union's new Executive Committee. We are pleased today to share that the followin...

May 29, 2024

BC’s fastest growing union kicks off leadership-defining convention - BC Gene...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2024 BC's fastest growing union kicks off leadership-defining conventionVANCOUVER-Almost 600 delegates from across the province are gathered today for the start of the 52nd Convention of the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU). Over the next three days at the triennial event, delegates will determine the direction of their union by voting on policy resolutions and ...

May 27, 2024

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Bargaining Update - Tentative Settle...

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 very pleased to announce that we have a negotiated a tentative settlement for the renewal of your 2021-2023 collective agreement.We will be scheduling ratification meetings that will be followed by a...

May 24, 2024

Lifelabs - Bargaining Update – We’re coming to communicate with you! - BC Gen...

Over the next ten days, members of your Bargaining Committee will be touring worksites in all areas of the province to speak with you directly. Here is the schedule of our visits:     We know you are busy and we don't want to disrupt the workplace. We welcome the opportunity to gather in breakrooms or designated areas when you are available. We look forward to talking with you and answering qu...

May 24, 2024

CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 24, 2024  POSITION: CLERK – MEMBERSHIP RECORDS (Temporary)GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENTWAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourA Clerk is required to work in the Membership Records Department, located at the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby, BC. Term of assignment is 3 months or return of incumbent.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Will including input of ...

May 23, 2024

Amica Somerset House - Bargaining Committee Acclaimed - BC General Employees'...

The Union is pleased to advise that the following members working at Amica Somerset House Victoria have been acclaimed as members of the Unions collective agreement bargaining committee.  Nina Shatrgot - Bargaining Chair Joy Baguio - Bargaining Committee Member. Kristina Hall - Bargaining Committee Member. In the coming weeks, your new bargaining committee will begin preparing for upcoming co...

May 23, 2024

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary) - BC General...

BCGEU FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING May 23, 2024   POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary)   GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT   WAGE RATE: $35.72 - $38.51 per hourAn Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard ...

May 23, 2024

Sienna-Baltic at Lake Country Lodge - Bargaining Committee Extended Nominatio...

Important – Two members are still required from Lake Country Lodge to ensure representation within the 4 person bargaining committee. Please speak with your co-workers and ensure at least two people are nominated, if more than two people are nominated , and all let their name stand , then an election will occur. If only two members are nominated , they will be acclaimed to the bargaining commit...

May 21, 2024

BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargai...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 21, 2024BCGEU expands Cariboo Region strike, calls on the Regional District to bargain in good faith WILLIAMS LAKE - Cariboo Regional District workers, who have been fighting for a fair contract for months, expanded their strike action this morning. Forced by the Regional District's inaction, they are now picketing the library in Williams Lake and Quesnel's City Hall.Th...

May 17, 2024

CareCorp Senior Services (Cerwydden and Piccadilly) - Bargaining Update: Maki...

Your BCGEU and HEU poly-party bargaining committee, consisting of BCGEU members representing Cerwydden and Piccadilly and HEU members representing Mountain Lake, commenced bargaining preparation for your renewal collective agreement with CareCorp between February and March 2024.The bargaining committee met with the Employer in Burnaby on April 18th and 19th and again on May 9th and 10th. The pa...

May 17, 2024

Previous Local 403 BCGEU Members at BCEHS Patient Transfer Network (as of Sep...

We are pleased to announce that your Union has confirmed that the terms of settlement for the Overtime Pay Grievance have been finalized. In accordance with the settlement negotiated by BCGEU, all impacted members received a lump sum payment on April 5, 2024 representing the difference in overtime actually paid and what each member should have received had they been paid overtime rates at doubl...

May 16, 2024

BCGEU Emergency Relief Fund - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we learn more details of the fast-moving wildfire threatening Fort Nelson, officials have placed almost 5,000 people under an evacuation order due to the wildfire affecting the Town of Fort Nelson and the Fort Nelson First Nation.We have hundreds of members like you living and working in the area, and our thoughts are with you and your families at this uncertain time.As one of B.C.'s largest...

May 14, 2024

Survey: Workplace Violence & Harassment - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Violence and harassment at work is a major problem in Canada, and a major concern for BCGEU members. To prevent and respond to this problem, we need to develop effective strategies based on data from workers like you. With the help of researchers at Western University, our union is surveying all 90,000+ members about experiences of violence and harassment in our workplaces. Will you complete th...

May 13, 2024

Cariboo Region District workers form picket line in Williams Lake - BC Genera...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 13, 2024Cariboo Regional District workers form picket line in Williams LakeWILLIAMS LAKE – Today (May 13), just under 50 BCGEU members who work at the Cariboo Regional District's (CRD's) main office in Williams Lake have decided to escalate their job action, moving from an overtime ban to a full strike in the fight for a fair deal.Starting at 8:00 am, only staff whose r...

May 10, 2024

Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer’s Unfair Final Offer - BC ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2024Cariboo Regional District Workers Reject Employer's Unfair Final Offer   WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. – Yesterday, local government workers, who have been bargaining with the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) since January, blocked the Regional District's attempts to ram through a deal that would have threatened the workers' financial security and risked exacerbating recr...