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

January 17, 2018

Strike Vote Scheduled for The Royale Pacifica Resort Retirement Living - BCGEU

The Union has now explored the options open to us to achieve a fair and reasonable renewal collective agreement to bring back for you to vote on and has determined that a strong strike mandate is required. The Employer is unwilling to offer wage increases beyond 0.75% per year and this is unacceptable to your bargaining committee. A drop-in style meeting has been scheduled for you to come and...

January 17, 2018

Local 403 General Meeting Notice - BCGEU

COMPONENT: 4 – Health Services LOCAL: 403 DATE: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 TIME: 6:00 – 7:00pm (Executive Meeting) 7:00 – 8:00pm (General Meeting) PLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Rm Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver (Kitty-corner to Renfrew SkyTrain Station) AGENDA  • Local Executive nominations • OHS at your Worksite • PHSA QuickCall • Is your workload too heavy? ...

January 16, 2018

Ratification Notice for Members at Tla'Amin Nation - BCGEU

BCGEU Membership at Tla'Amin Nation (formerly Tla'Amin Community Health Board Society) have voted in favour of acceptance of the tentative settlement reached by the committee. Your Bargaining Committee is happy to announce that as of April 1, 2018 adjustment to the provisions of the parties' collective agreement will come into effect. Tla'Amin Nation members will gain the negotiated increases t...

January 15, 2018

BCGEU Defends Members after columnist criticizes social workers - BCGEU

It's become the norm, after 16 years of sustained social service cuts, for columnists and pundits to take knee-jerk reactions and blame government workers when a high-profile tragedy occurs. You may have heard about or read a recent column by the Vancouver Sun's Ian Mulgrew, blaming the courts and social workers for the tragic death of two young girls in Oak Bay. Your union responded on behalf ...

January 15, 2018

On January 20, we will march again! - BCGEU

Last January, millions of people worldwide came together to march for human rights. In Vancouver alone, there were over 15,000 people who marched Downtown. While we made gains in 2017, we also recognize there is still much work to be done. With the growing momentum of the #MeToo movement, it is more important than ever to amplify the voices of not just women and girls, but of all marginalized g...

January 12, 2018

Component 4 Facilities - BCGEU

Please see the attached BCGEU Component 4 Facilities bargaining poster and the bargaining survey can be accessed by clicking on the link below:     https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C3SHLTQ Download C4BargainingPoster - with bug.pdf UWU/MoveUP

January 12, 2018

Local 403 Members Nominations for Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: § Chairperson § 1st Vice Chairperson § 2nd Vice Chairperson § Treasurer § Recording Secretary § Young Worker Representative § Sunshine Coast / Squamish Representative § Member-at-Large ( 3 positions )   The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your are...

January 12, 2018

Call for Nominations to the Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

DEADLINE REMINDER: JANUARY 18, 2018 Per the email sent to all BCGEU members of Component 4 – Health Science Professionals on December 18, 2017, the Health Services Component 4 is in the process of preparing for negotiations in our two provincial agreements -Health Science Professionals and Facilities Services & Support Subsector. Entitlement  The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Asso...

January 11, 2018

Elim Village: Nominations for bargaining committee close tomorrow, Jan 12 - B...

As we prepare for a new round of negotiations with your employer, we need your participation to ensure success on the issues that matter to you the most. You should have all received your bargaining packages in the mail in December. Those packages included nominations for the bargaining committee and for your bargaining chair as well as a bargaining survey. Nominations close on Friday, January ...

January 11, 2018

Local 405 Nomination For Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary 4 Members-at-Large: one member-at-large position to be filled by a young worker representative (29 years of age and younger) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from ...

January 10, 2018

Tentative Agreement Reached – Ratification Vote Scheduled for Tla'Amin Commun...

Following negotiations that began at the end of November 2017, the Union and the Employer have reached a tentative agreement.Copies of the ratification agreement will be available at the ratification meeting which will be held as follows:DATE:          January 12, 2018 TIME:          10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. LOCATION: Tla'Amin Health Building – Board RoomYour Bargaining Committee is recommending ...

January 10, 2018

BCGEU Remembers Mona Moreno - BCGEU

It is with great sadness that we inform our members that Mona Moreno, the founder of the Cedar Root Gallery, passed away on January 1, 2018.  Mona was a strong Indigenous woman from the Haida Nation. She was a retired, proud member of Public Service Alliance of Canada and a supporter of the labour movement for many years. Mona proudly raised her children with the values of the trade union movem...

January 09, 2018

Nomination for Local 0408 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large (up to 5) Youth Member    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: February 9, 2018  If there i...