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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

Happening soon – Local meetings to elect convention delegates - BCGEU

Once every three years members from across the province elect their representatives to convention. They're called delegates. The next BCGEU convention will take place June 9-12, 2021. These delegates attend BCGEU convention and vote on important resolutions, and in the election of the President, Treasurer, and Executive Vice-Presidents. For more information on convention, check out the latest i...

2021 BCGEU Scholarships - BCGEU

Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now being accepted. Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members. Apply online here Eligibility A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A ...

COVID-19: BCGEU office closure details - BCGEU

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak in January, your union has been closely monitoring the situation and acting decisively based on the best available science and expert recommendations to keep members and staff healthy, safe, and informed while maintaining core services and supports for our 80,000+ members across the province during this critical time.Yesterday, I convened the firs...

March 08, 2021

Parkwood Manor - Notice of worksite meeting - BCGEU

We are holding a worksite membership via Zoom this Thursday night. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. The purpose of the meeting is to share some good news about next steps in the bargaining process, talk about filling vacancies on the bargaining committee, and seek your input on bargaining priorities. Any members unable to attend because they are working at that time may reach o...

March 08, 2021

Local 403 Delegates to the 51st BCGEU Triennial Constitutional Convention - B...

Thank you to all who attended the February 23, 2021, Local 403 Delegate nomination meeting and to those who submitted their delegate nomination forms. Please help us in congratulating the following Local 403 members who will be attending the BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention as Delegates: Kirsten Albrighton Ian Blatchford Jennifer Camara Leilanie Frogoso John Mogk Andrea Johnson A...

March 08, 2021

SECRETARY LEVEL 3 - Advocacy (Temporary) - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING March 8, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 9 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Will include processing a variety of documents on a personal...

March 05, 2021

All BCGEU Members at HCN-Revera Lessee (Sunwood) - Bargaining Committee Elect...

I have assumed the Sunwood bargaining assignment from my colleague Angela. I look forward to working with you and your bargaining committee to negotiate your first collective agreement!  Bargaining Committee Election Results  At the close of nominations, the following candidates were declared elected to your bargaining committee (listed alphabetically by first name): Linda Richardson Sandy Pai...

March 03, 2021

Well-Being Services (NSV) Ltd. (Nanaimo Seniors Village) - Bargaining Update ...

The parties last held a bargaining session in January. The employer tabled a settlement proposal that failed to address some of the critical things you've said you need to see in a fair deal. Your bargaining committee responded with another comprehensive settlement proposal of its own, and told the employer it would expect a serious response when the parties next meet. Both parties recognize th...

March 02, 2021

All Local 403 Members - Reopening of Nominations for Alternate Delegates BCGE...

As there were no Alternate Delegates nominated at the close of nominations on February 23, 2021, nominations are now re-opened for three (3) Alternate Delegates, on a "First Come, First Served Basis." If you would like to be selected as an Alternate Delegate to attend convention, you must submit your name via email to [email protected] before 4:00 PM on Thursday March 4, 2021. In soli...

March 02, 2021

Well-Being Services (Guildford Seniors Village ) Ltd. - BCGEU

The Bargaining Committee met with the Employer on February 18, 2021 and March 1, 2021 in hopes of reaching a tentative agreement. We are unable to report that we have reached an agreement and we are increasingly concerned we are farther apart on a few key monetary items than when the tentative agreement was rejected in June of 2019. The parties intend to meet again in the coming weeks and we wi...

February 19, 2021

All BCGEU members in Local 404 – Health Services - Nominations open for Local...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: First Vice-Chairperson Member at Large Young Worker The nomination period will now remain open until 5:00 p.m., Monday, March 22, 2021.  If you are interested in running for this position, please have your nomination form (attached) returned to [email protected] by the deadline. No late entries will be accepted. If an ...