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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 ...

January 26, 2023

Tentative Agreement Reached for Vantage Living, Inc. - BC General Employees'...

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on January 25, 2023 and, with the assistance of the Mediator assigned by the Labour Relations Board, reached a tentative agreement to bring back for you to vote on. Full details will be distributed over the next week. A meeting will be scheduled to answer any questions you may have and an online ratification vote will be set up for a date followin...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 26, 2023

Vantage Living - Tentative deal for seniors’ care workers - BC General Emplo...

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – reached a tentative agreement with their employer after meeting with a mediator on January 25, 2023. Until the vote on the tentative agreement is held, the union's job action will stand down.  "From the 84 per cent...

January 25, 2023

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

INTERNAL AUDIT ASSOCIATE (Excluded) EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 25, 2023   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of internal audit associate. ...

January 23, 2023

HCN-Revera Lessee - Fleetwood Villa notice of election of Bargaining Committe...

NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE THREE BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBER POSITIONS FOR FLEETWOOD VILLA: One position - Bargaining Committee Chair Two positions - Bargaining Committee Member All positions will be elected by a secret ballot of all staff at Fleetwood Villa covered by the collective agreement.Those members who are interested in the Bargaining Committee Chair position and in being a mem...

January 23, 2023

Whitecliff Notice of Election of Bargaining Committee Members - BC General Em...

  NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE THREE BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBER POSITIONS FOR WHITECLIFF:  One position – Bargaining Committee Chair Two positions – Bargaining Committee Member  All positions will be elected by a secret ballot of all staff at Whiteclifff covered by the collective agreement. Those members who are interested in the Bargaining Committee Chair position and in being a member ...

January 20, 2023

Elim Village - Finalized collective agreement - BC General Employees' Union (...

The finalized version of your collective agreement with signatures has now been completed and available on the BCGEU website. https://agreements.bcgeu.ca/pdfs/PostedFiles/Posted%202023/04043824v4.pdf Please feel free to bookmark the document and/or save it on your phone for easy access. In solidarity, Richard TonesBCGEU Staff RepresentativeNegotiations DepartmentDownload PDF of notice here UWU/...

January 19, 2023

2022 Pay Increases Expected in About Six Weeks - BC General Employees' Union ...

Members can expect to begin receiving pay raises towards the end of next month. Timing and delivery of the new pay rates is entirely in the hands of the employer, but with agreement now achieved on the formulation of wage schedules, the employer is expected to begin making the necessary payroll changes. This is expected to take about six weeks, in line with the implementation seen in comparable...

January 14, 2023

Job action postponed for seniors’ care workers - BC General Employees' Union ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 14, 2023   MEDIA ADVISORY: Job action postponed for seniors' care workers BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Job action has now been postponed for members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor in Salmon Arm. This follows 72-hour strike notice issued to the company on...

January 13, 2023

Seniors’ care workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BC General Employees' Un...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 13, 2023Seniors' care workers issue 72-hour strike notice BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) have issued 72-hour strike notice to Vantage Living Inc. – owner of independent living facility Lakeside Manor – as of 11:00 a.m., January 13, 2023. This action is being taken following several months of negotiatio...

January 10, 2023

Broadmead Care Society - Election of Bargaining Committee - BC General Employ...

With your collective agreement about to expire, nominations are now open for the positions on the Unions bargaining committee. Four (4) committee member positions are open (Chair, plus three 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 ...

January 10, 2023

Aspira Peninsula Retirement Living - Worksite Stewards - BC General Employees...

Please be advised that the following members have been acclaimed as Union Stewards at your worksite: Karamjeet Dhaliwal Erlinda Frijas Bibin Thomas Congratulations to Karamjeet, Erlinda and Bibin and thank you to all who participated in the process.In solidarityKarla Hayes Staff Representative Roshni Singh Chairperson, Local 404Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

December 22, 2022

Health science professionals ratify new collective agreement - BC General Emp...

Members of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) have voted 77 per cent in favour of accepting a new collective agreement effective April 21, 2022 to March 31, 2025. Highlights of the contract include a general wage increase of about 12-14% over three years for all members, plus additional increases for most members based on a review of all classifications over this pe...

December 20, 2022

Members at Auburn Seniors Village Re: Vote Results (Wage Increase) - BC Gener...

I am pleased to advise that members at Auburn Seniors Village have voted in favour of the proposed wage increases.The increases shown below are retroactive to November 1, 2022 and will be implemented early in the new year. Anyone who worked at Auburn Seniors Residence at any time between November 1, 2022, and the date of implementation of the increases inclusive, and who is either still employe...

December 20, 2022

Members at Pain BC – Bargaining Survey – Let Us Know Your Priorities for Your...

Your bargaining committee is preparing to negotiate your new collective agreement with your employer. To represent you, we need to have a solid understanding of what your individual and collective priorities are for your first agreement. Bargaining surveys are the primary tool we have to determine priorities, draft our proposals, and advocate for what you need at work. Please follow the link fo...

December 16, 2022

Vote on Wage Increase at Auburn Seniors Village - BC General Employees' Union...

As you are aware, unlike other Well-Being worksites, Auburn Seniors Residence is not subject to the single site orders and wage levelling that apply to assisted living and complex care residences. Negotiations for a renewal collective agreement is going to be at a common table and will commence later than the parties had intended. As a result, the Union approached the Employer with a request th...

December 15, 2022

Willow Manor - Bargaining Update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Bargaining Update: The Union and the Employer met on December 14th, 2022, to further discuss the outstanding monetary proposals. There are still some significant differences between the Union's proposals and the Employer's proposals. Your committee will continue to work representing your interests at the bargaining table. The parties are scheduled to meet again on February 16th and February 23r...

December 13, 2022

Aspira Peninsula Retirement Living - Steward Nominations - BC General Employ...

Nominations are now open for two (2) steward positions at Aspira Peninsula Retirement Living. New stewards are trained by the union. If you wish to know more about the roles and responsibilities of stewards, please contact our office. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm, Tuesday, January 3, 2023 The nomination form (attached) must be used. The deadline for submission to the area office by f...

December 12, 2022

L404 Members at Zion Park Manor - Seeking Members Interested in Health & Safe...

Getting involved with Occupational Health & Safety is a great way for union members to contribute. As a safety committee member, you will help ensure your employer is following OH&S regulations. You can raise the profile of health and safety and improve your working environment. Would you like to serve on an Occupational Health & Safety Committee at your worksite? Members of the Com...