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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

June 13, 2023

Harbour Light Arc bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤ ੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰ ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo Friends,We are pleased to provide this first update regarding bargaining for the renewal of your 2021-2023 collective agreement. We commit to keeping you informed and to provide an opportunity for input from start ...

June 12, 2023

Survey results are in, but we need more - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

If you've already taken the psychological health and safety at work survey thank you! Your valuable feedback has helped our union understand the mental health needs of our component. But so far, only 27% of the membership has taken the survey. Our component needs your help to reach our target response rate of at least 30%.  Click here to fill out the survey now.  Why is a high response rate imp...

June 12, 2023

MEDIA RELEASE: Seniors’ care workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BC General...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 12, 2023 Seniors’ 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 Lynnwood Retirement Residence as of 9:10 a.m., June 12, 2023. This action is being taken after months of negotiations, and no commitment by the employer to increase wages in line...

June 12, 2023

Pain BC - bargaining update - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To all members at Pain BC,After a short break during which we transitioned to a new negotiator, your bargaining team met the employer again on May 29, 2023. During this session, we presented our monetary package.The employer presented their counter proposals on June 5, 2023.While bargaining was productive and we were able to sign off on two articles, we are further apart on the issue of wages a...

May 30, 2023

Bargaining for Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - BC General Em...

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on May 24th and 25th to continue discussions on non-monetary items. We are working on achieving common language which will apply to all nine collective agreements and have reached agreement on nearly half of the proposals tabled to date. The Union's monetary package will not be tabled until we have completed all non-monetary discussions. We have a...

May 30, 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 BCGEU Scholarship Winners - BC General Employees'...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2023 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for the 2023 scholarship winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay or submit a video on one of five topics: 1. Workplace health and safety is a core value of the labour movement. What r...

May 29, 2023

Atira workers unionize, join BCGEU - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2023  Atira workers unionize, join BCGEU  BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Today over 500 workers at Atira Women's Resource Society (AWRS) have officially joined the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU). This incredible win is the result of workers organizing and making connections across over 35 worksites and a significant majority of workers signing ca...

May 24, 2023

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Transfer to Health Services and Support ...

On February 27th, your Employer, The Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox, was granted membership into HEABC (Health Employers Association of British Columbia) by virtue of an Order in Council (OIC) of the Provincial Government. What does this mean for you?This means that all BCGEU members working at Harbour Light Detox will soon be covered by the terms and conditions of the Health Services &...

May 23, 2023

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 HARBOUR LIGHT ARC BARGAINING COMMITTEE ELECTION RESULTS 这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤ ੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰ ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo  I am pleased to advise that the following members will represent you on your bargaining committee for the renewal of your 2021-2023 collective agreement.o T...

May 18, 2023

Bargaining for Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - BC General Em...

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on April 12th and 13th and again May 10th and 11th. In April both parties tabled their non-monetary packages. We have made excellent progress with agreement reached on many proposals for common language which will apply to all collective agreements. We have additional dates scheduled for May 24th & 25th and June 13th & 14th at which time w...

May 16, 2023

Component 4 Executive and All Health-Facilities Stewards - Retroactive Pay fo...

Please consider sharing the following information update with any former BCGEU members who are eligible for retroactive pay, as per the terms outlined below. At the end of April, the Facilities Bargaining Association and the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC) reached an agreement on retroactive pay for those eligible members who ceased employment on or after April 1, 2022....

May 11, 2023

Carecorp Seniors Services (Cerwydden) - Member-to-Member Site Visit, May 17, ...

To: All BCGEU Members, Local 401, at Carecorp Seniors Services (Cerwydden) 3243 Cowichan Lake Road, Duncan, BC V9L 4B8 Re: Member-to-Member Site Visit, May 17, 2023  Please join Local 401 Chairperson, Richard Ziemianski, and BCGEU Staff Representative, Stacey Campbell, who will be hosting a Member-to-Member site visit.This is your opportunity to meet with your elected representative and to ask ...

May 08, 2023

Locals 402 & 403 - Call for Delegates to HSP Council - BC General Employees' ...

A Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council was created by the BCGEU back in 2019, to address the specific concerns of the more than 3,000 Health Science Professionals working in BC Health Authorities.We are seeking one delegate each from Locals 402 and 403 who is interested in being part of this Council for a three-year term (2022-2024). Some of the duties of the delegates to this Council ...