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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

July 07, 2023

Pain BC Society - Collective Agreement Ratified - BC General Employees' Unio...

Dear BCGEU members at Pain BC,Congratulations, you have ratified your collective agreement with 100% acceptance! We would like to thank you for your patience and engagement during the negotiations for your first collective agreement. The collective agreement will be from July 7, 2023 to July 6, 2026. Your new rate of pay is effective today. Going forward you'll receive a 2% increase on the anni...

July 06, 2023

Nominations For Local 404 Executive

Nominations are now open for the following position on the local executive:   Treasurer    The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Thursday, July 20th, 2023 Nominations submitted by fax, email or mail must be received by: 5:00 pm Thursday July 20th, 2023. The BCGEU nominatio...

July 05, 2023

HCN – Revera Lessee Bargaining Questionnaire – Input Needed! - BC General Emp...

The common table Bargaining Committee will soon be preparing to negotiate renewal of the Collective Agreement with the Employer and is asking for members' input. The bargaining questionnaire provides members the opportunity to identify any issues or concerns with, or desired improvements to, the Collective Agreement that they would like brought forward for consideration in negotiations. Members...

July 05, 2023

HCN-Revera Lessee LP (Parkwood Manor) - Bargaining Committee Election

The election of your bargaining has been completed without the need for a vote.Your elected Bargaining Committee members are: Dana Hussey, Bargaining Committee Member Chrisely Enriquez, Bargaining Committee Member  Bargaining will be at a common table with Dorchester, Sunwood and Parkwood all participating. All three worksites have now completed their elections. The next steps are to send out ...

July 05, 2023

Pain BC – Ratification Vote - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Dear BCGEU members at Pain BC,Today, you will receive an email at your personal address containing a link to vote online and your unique voting credentials. If you haven't received your credentials by noon today, please check your spam folder for an email from [email protected]. It's important to participate and cast your vote, as this is the only method available for voting. If you know of...

June 30, 2023

Lynwood Retirement Residence - Ratification and next steps - BC General Emplo...

Dear Members, Now that you have voted 100% to ratify your new collective agreement, your bargaining committee is working to make sure that the negotiated changes are correctly integrated into your new contract.  Once the final draft is complete and the employer has signed off on it, the agreement will be formatted and ready for distribution.  We have also posted a statement on the BCGEU website...

June 29, 2023

Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - Bargaining for Retirement Co...

Your bargaining committee met with the employer on June 13th & 14th and June 27th & 28th to continue discussions on non-monetary items. We are making good progress with more than 2/3 of the non-monetary proposals agreed to and signed off.The full bargaining committee will be meeting on July 26th & 27th to finalize our monetary proposal package. We have additional dates scheduled to ...

June 29, 2023

Seniors’ care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement - BC General Employ...

Seniors' care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement  Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Lynnwood Retirement Residence have ratified their new collective agreement by a vote of 100%.  Over months of negotiations, these workers fought for a living wage that would address the soaring cost of living and put an end to high staff turnover at their facility.  The new ...

June 29, 2023

Members covered under the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association...

We are pleased to announce the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) has secured additional funds for use as a professional development fund for its members. The new funding is the latest round of support for union members covered by the health science professionals collective agreement.The funding will support further specialization of skills in key professions. With B.C....

June 29, 2023

Cerwydden and Piccadilly Seniors Communities - Bargaining Update – Finalized ...

 As you are aware, during negotiations for your 2020-2023 Collective Agreement, CareCorp took over from Provita and Westcana as your new Employer. Negotiations were completed and a new collective agreement was reached with CareCorp. You all voted and the agreement was accepted. The next steps were to complete a final copy of the collective agreement for the bargaining committee and employer to ...

June 26, 2023

Pain BC - Ratification Process - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To all BCGEU members at Pain BC, A Ratification Document that is a complete text of your first collective agreement is now available for your review here. We will be holding two town halls, the first hour of which are on paid work time with the agreement of your Employer, scheduled as follows: Please consult the emailed version of this bulletin for the zoom meeting credentials. If you know a BC...

June 22, 2023

Members at HCN-Revera Lessee (Dorchester) LP - Bargaining Committee Election ...

The election of your bargaining has been completed without the need for a vote. Your elected Bargaining Committee members are: Heather McKay, Bargaining Committee Member Lily Idler, Bargaining Committee Member There is an alternate position still available. If you are interested in being involved in this round of bargaining please contact Deb Wilson via email at [email protected]. Bargaining...

June 22, 2023

Pain BC - tentative settlement - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To all members at Pain BC,We're pleased to share that after some marathon days at the bargaining table last night at 10pm, we concluded a tentative settlement for a first collective agreement that achieves the priorities that a majority of you wanted addressed. Most importantly we landed the issue of wages and pay equity for workers doing similar work across the organization.The information you...

June 20, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st

Photo description: Members of the BCGEU Indigenous Advisory Committee in front of the Tlúu Xaadaa Naay Longhouse, Old Masset, Haida Gwaii   National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st Activities marking National Indigenous Peoples Day are held from coast to coast to coast on and around June 21st to commemorate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples...

June 20, 2023

Harbour Light ARC Bargaining Update - June 20th

Friends, This is a reminder that the bargaining surveys will be handed out by Christina, Simon or Take this Thursday and Friday. They will also be available to answer any questions at the same time. Please check the schedule below to identify a location, date and time that works best for you. The purpose of the survey is to find out what you think should be changed in the collective agreement....

June 16, 2023

HCN-Revera Lessee (Sunwood) LP Bargaining Committee Election Results - BC Ge...

The election of your bargaining has been completed without the need for a vote. Your elected Bargaining Committee members are:  Holley Gabara, Bargaining Committee MemberCherie Wright, Bargaining Committee Member Linda Richardson, Alternate Bargaining Committee Member  Bargaining will be at a common table with Dorchester, Sunwood and Parkwood all participating. Tow of the three worksites have n...