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

February 14, 2018

Update on Bargaining for members at Western Community Seniors Low Cost Housin...

The Bargaining Committee met a few times with the employer at the end of 2017 and will be back at the bargaining table next week. We hope to be able to provide members with more details in the near future.  In solidarity Kim ShelleyStaff Representative Debra GrovesBargaining Chairperson Leah CavanaughBargaining Committee MemberDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

February 14, 2018

Elections for Local 404 Executive - BCGEU

To: All BCGEU Local 404 Members Re: Elections for Local 404 Executive The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 404 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: Chair:Marilyn McLean Binny Sivia Second vice chair:Verity Howarth Binny Sivia Treasurer:Bonita Miller Marilyn McLeanVerity Howarth Young worker:Julian George Marina B...

February 14, 2018

Local 404 Well Being Services White Rock Seniors Village Ltd. - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee met with the Employer on February 8th and 9th to begin collective agreement negotiations. A number of non-monetary language proposals were discussed at the table. The parties are scheduled to meet again on February 20th. Please continue to check your union bulletin board for bargaining updates. To ensure you receive copies of all bargaining updates in a timely manner, ...

February 14, 2018

Local 404 Special General Meeting - BCGEU

DATE:    Monday February 26, 2018 TIME:    Special General Meeting: 5:30 p.m. PLACE:  8555 198A Street, Langley Twp V2Y 0A9 (use Twp if using map search) AGENDA Election of delegates and alternates to the Sectoral Bargaining Conference being held March 23rd & 24th, 2018 1.The agenda for elections will be: 5:30 pm Facilities Subsector Collective Agreement One Delegate One Alternate 6:00 pm H...

February 13, 2018

BC throne speech ‘turns the corner on 16 years of neglect’ - BCGEU

The BC NDP government Speech from the Throne isn't perfect, but it starts to repair the damage done to public services by the previous government, says the BC Government and Service Employees' Union. "I've witnessed many throne speeches, but this is the first time I've seen a real commitment to progressive policies that will make people's lives better," says BCGEU president Stephanie Smith. "If...

February 09, 2018

Hard Rock Casino workers vote in favour of strike - BCGEU

Unionized workers at Coquitlam's Hard Rock Casino have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action. The more than 400 casino employees, who joined the BC Government and Service Employees' Union in 2016, have been trying to negotiate a first collective agreement since January 2017.   Read more.... UWU/MoveUP

February 09, 2018

HSP and Facilities 403 Union Meeting - BCGEU

COMPONENT: 4 – Health ServicesLOCAL: 403 Members covered under the Facilities Subsector Agreement & Health Science Professionals AgreementDATE: Tuesday, February 27, 2018TIME: 6:00 – 7:30 pmPLACE: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office – Squamish Rm, Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver (Kitty-corner to Renfrew SkyTrain Station) AGENDANominations and Election of delegates to attend the Sectora...

February 09, 2018

Local 402 HSPBA Delegate Nominations for bargaining conference - BCGEU

DATE:       Wednesday, February 28, 2018TIME:       6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.PLACE:     BCGEU North Island Area Office                106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo RE: March 23-24, 2018 Bargaining Conference Delegates Call for Nominations Your Component and the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association is seeking two additional delegate from BCGEU membership in Health Science Professio...

February 09, 2018

Local 402 Facilities Bargaining Unit Membership - Meeting - BCGEU

DATE:       Wednesday, February 28, 2018 TIME:       5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. PLACE:     BCGEU North Island Area Office                106-1650 Terminal Ave N, Nanaimo RE: March 23-24, 2018 Bargaining Conference Delegates Call for Nominations Your Component and the Facilities Bargaining Association is seeking one additional delegate from BCGEU membership in Facilities within the Local Area to atte...

February 08, 2018

Minimum Wage Announcement: Low Wage Workers Need $15 Now, Not in 2021 - BCGEU

Today's announcement by the provincial government that B.C.'s minimum wage will reach $15.20 per hour on June 1, 2021 is disappointing, both to the BCGEU and to the 20 per cent of B.C.'s workers who make less than $15 per hour. We think that the provincial government should take action to reduce poverty and inequality in our province by increasing the minimum wage to $15 immediately, as we stat...

February 08, 2018

Tentative Agreement Ratifies for members at Well Being Services (GSV) Ltd. (G...

I am pleased to advise you that the members at Guildford Seniors Village voted to ratify the renewal collective agreement with a vote of 98% in favour of acceptance. The next steps are for a draft collective agreement to be produced and proofed by the bargaining committee, union and the employer. Once the parties agree that the draft is accurate the employer will process your wage increases and...

February 08, 2018

Local 402 Well-Being Seniors' Village (CVSV) Ltd - Union Meeting - BCGEU

Meeting Place: BW Westerly, Courtenay Date: March 14, 2018 Time: 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm  Re: Union Bargaining Committee Call for Nominations and Bargaining Committee Elections The Parties' collective agreement is approaching expiry and therefore the BCGEU is moving forward this notice with the appropriate nomination forms attached to it for your use. A meeting has been set to close nominations and t...

February 08, 2018

Election Results For Local 412 Executive - BCGEU

The call for nominations for Local 412 Local Executive closed. We confirm that your new Executive is as follows:   Local ChairpersonChristine Fuller 1st Vice Chair:Keeley Dancey 2nd Vice Chair:Lana Roy Treasurer:Tracy Garcia Recording Secretary:Bobbi Burrus Member at Large:Emily Boot Member at Large:Micheala Dodds Member at Large (Young Worker):Sydnee Powers ...

February 08, 2018

Local 401 Meeting Notice - BCGEU

TO:        401 Facilities Agreement Members &               Health Science Professionals MembersDATE:   Thursday, March 1, 2018TIME:   6:00 pmPLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office 2994 Douglas St             1st floor Auditorium This is a meeting to nominate and elect members who would like to become delegates for the Facilities Agreement and Health Sciences Professionals Agreement Bargaining C...

February 08, 2018

BCGEU Welcomes Review of Labour Code - BCGEU

The BCGEU welcomes the provincial government's announcement earlier this week that they have appointed a committee of special advisers to review the provincial labour code. This review is a good first step in the process of restoring fairness to both the labour code and the BC Labour Relations Board. The code review panel will be consulting with stakeholders around B.C. before reporting back to...