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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

March 12, 2021

BCGEU members at Sun Village - Update on Bargaining - BCGEU

On March 2-5, the Union met with your Employer, Compass Canada, to bargain your collective agreement renewal. The week before we opened bargaining, your bargaining committee members had to step down. Before they did, they gave valuable input into your priorities and working conditions that informed the proposals for your new collective agreement, and we're thankful for their hard work. In order...

March 12, 2021

All BCGEU Members at HCN-Revera Lessee (Parkwood Manor) - Bargaining Committ...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open to fill a vacancy on the bargaining committee to negotiate a first collective agreement with your employer. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union Staff Representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. The bargaining committee ...

March 12, 2021

Piccadilly and Cerwydden Care Homes - Update on Bargaining - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee has spent four more days at the bargaining table attempting to renew your collective agreement. On a positive note, the parties were able to conclude all of the non-monetary provisions. This will result in significant upgrades to many provisions of your collective agreement. When talking about providing you with fair wages, benefits and other monetary increases, the Em...

March 12, 2021

BCGEU Members in Area 12 (Terrace-Kitimat) - Cross Component Committee Event ...

Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season  The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...

March 12, 2021

Notice of Strike Vote at Nanaimo Seniors Village - BCGEU

Bargaining Update The parties met again in bargaining on March 4, 2021. The employer tabled another settlement proposal that was completely unacceptable. While proposed wage increases were better than the 0% the employer had proposed earlier, most other monetary improvements from its previous proposal were removed. Your bargaining committee cancelled the bargaining session that had been schedul...

March 10, 2021

Classification updates deliver improvements to pay - BCGEU

Classification updates deliver improvements to payChanges effective first pay period after April 1 Upcoming changes to classifications in the Health Science Professionals collective agreement will provide significant pay increases for some Early Child Educators and increased pay for more than 30 different health science professions when they work without general supervision. As part of the 2019...

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 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...