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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

January 28, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Update to Your Barg...

Welcome to Settimo Szliske who has been acclaimed as the final member of the bargaining committee to represent you in the upcoming negotiations to renew your collective agreement. The bargaining committee is now complete and will not be accepting any more inquiries to join. Keep an eye out for more updates as the committee prepares for this round of negotiations. If you didn't receive this mess...

January 26, 2021

Well-Being Services The Wellesley of Victoria) - Collective agreement ratifie...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the tentative agreement has been ratified by both parties!Bargaining unit members voted 94% in favour of ratification.Well-Being Services ratified the tentative agreement on January 24, 2020, making the renewed collective agreement effective as of that date.The parties will now work to finalize the renewed collective agreement document for d...

January 25, 2021

All BCGEU Local 403 members - Local Meeting - BCGEU

TYPE OF MEETING: LOCAL MEETING LOCAL:403 DATE: February 23, 2021 TIME:5:00 PM – 7:00 PMPLACE: Virtual via ZOOM RE: BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention Nomination & Election of Delegates and Alternates Call for Resolutions for the 2021 BCGEU Constitutional ConventionThe BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention will be taking place from Wednesday, June 9, 2021 to Saturday, Ju...

January 21, 2021

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

Please join me in congratulating Whitney Thompson and Julia Hudson who have been acclaimed as members of the bargaining committee and will represent you in negotiating a renewal of your collective agreement. The bargaining committee will be meeting soon to begin preparing for the upcoming collective agreement renewal.  If you didn't receive this message directly, make sure your Union has your c...

January 21, 2021

Elections for Local 404 Executive - BCGEU

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following position on the local 404 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them. The election will be conducted electronically. The candidates nominated for the position of Local Chair, as they appear on the electronic ballot, in random order are: Bonita Miller Tim Little We will conduct the voting using E-Voting. ...

January 21, 2021

Piccadilly and Cerwydden Seniors - Update on bargaining - BCGEU

Bargaining for a renewal of your Collective Agreement commenced Monday January 18, 2021. Starting this process was long overdue. Unfortunately, Covid-19 and a change in employers in 2020 created significant barriers to an earlier start. You are being represented at the bargaining table by your bargaining committee as well as two representatives from Mountain Lakes Seniors in Nelson who are memb...

January 19, 2021

All BCGEU Local 401 Members at Well Being Services (WOV) Ltd. (The Wellesley ...

We are pleased to announce that a tentative Collective Agreement has been reached with your employer. We will be having a virtual Town hall meeting via Microsoft Teams on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:30 pm and at 7:30 pm to discuss the package and answer any questions that you may have. Following this meeting, a confidential voting window will be available from Friday, January 22, 2021 at 7:00...

January 19, 2021

Health Services - Nominations open for Local Chairperson - BCGEU

The above noted position was open for nominations, ending December 28, 2020 and as we did not receive any interest in running for this position, the nominations remained open. Further to Provincial Executive Policy D-8, and the recent receipt of two nominations for this position, the nomination period will now remain open until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 20, 2021.  If you are interested in r...

January 18, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Whitecliff - Update on Bargaining - BCGEU

The bargaining committee met with your Employer on January 13 – 15 last week to open negotiations. After a long delay, both sides were happy to finally get to the table. The Union and Employer did a full exchange of non-monetary proposals to update your current collective agreement. The Union's proposals included items on health and safety, scheduling shifts and casual call-in, and vacancy post...

January 15, 2021

Salvation Army – Harbour Light ARC - Announcing your bargaining committee - B...

The nomination period has closed and we have received three nominations for the three positions on your bargaining committee. Please join me in congratulating:   Saren VoiseyMonty QureshiKen Mui Chung Yu They have been acclaimed as members of the bargaining committee and will represent you in negotiating a renewal of your collective agreement. The bargaining committee will be meeting soon to be...

January 13, 2021

COVID-19 Precautions - BCGEU

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, we share a renewed sense of hope that the COVID-19 pandemic will soon be behind us. Two vaccines are currently in use in Canada with another vaccine soon to be approved by Health Canada however, we are not out of the woods yet. With the number of positive cases, hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19 significantly higher than we saw in the spring of 2020, ...

January 12, 2021

All BCGEU Members at The Dorchester Retirement Residence - Ratification Resul...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that members have voted in favour of ratifying the new collective agreement. The BCGEU thanks your committee for their hard work, long hours and commitment in achieving this collective agreement.   In solidarity,   Diane Bulatovich, Bargaining committee chairpersonDon Stroschein, Bargaining committee memberLily Idler, Bargaining committee memberC...

January 07, 2021

All Local 405 members - Local Meeting February 3 RE: BCGEU 51st Triennial Con...

TYPE OF MEETING: LOCAL MEETINGLOCAL: 405DATE: February 3, 2021TIME: 7 – 8:30 P.M. PLACE: Virtual via ZOOM PlatformRE: BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention – Nomination & Election of Delegates/ Alternates and Call for Resolutions for the 2021 BCGEU Constitutional Convention Further to the bulletin sent on December 24, 2020, the BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention will be...

January 07, 2021

Local 401 Chair/Member at Large election results - BCGEU

Please join me in congratulating all of the candidates who stood for nomination for the vacant Local Chair/ Member at Large positions on the Local 401 Executive.  Local 401 Chair - Richard Ziemianski Local 401 Member at Large – Bhajan Tathgar Congratulations Richard and Bhajan and best of luck to both of you as you assume your important new roles. In solidarity Chad McQuarrieBCGEU Staff Represe...