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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.


August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...

July 27, 2016

All BCGEU Members at Burquitlam Lions Care Centre, Local 403 Re: Closure

The Union will be on site at your workplace on Wednesday, August 3rd at 11am to assist you with any questions you may have about the closure on August 4th. The Employer will be mailing an important document to you after Burquitlam closes. This document is a record of your seniority and you will need this if re-employed by an Employer operating under the Health Services and Support, Facilities ...

July 26, 2016

LifeLabs Members - Bargaining Survey – We Need Your Input!

With the election of a new Bargaining Unit Chair and Committee now complete, we need to hear from you on what you would like to see negotiated into your new Collective Agreement. In order to assist the Committee in prioritizing members' wants and needs, we ask that you spend a few moments filling out the attached Survey Monkey questionnaire - it's quick, easy and confidential. Let the Committe...

July 25, 2016

Nanaimo Seniors Village Bargaining Committee Election

When:      Wednesday August 3rd, 2016 between 1 pm -4 pm Where:     The Dover Room at Nanaimo Seniors Village The Following individuals have agreed to accept their nominations to sit as one of three (3) members of Nanaimo Seniors Village BCGEU Bargaining Committee. Karen Dalton Randi Halliday Edith Eggiman Nicole Dodd Ian Scyrup Because there are more nominees than positions available...

July 18, 2016

Nomination for Local 404 Executive

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Treasurer Recording Secretary For the balance of the three year term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: August 12, 2016. If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (8-1...