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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

August 25, 2022

Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - ONE MORE DAY TO VOTE FOR...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you.这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰਰੂ ੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹ।ੈ ਕਕਰਪਾ ਕਰਕ ੇ ਕਕਸ ੇ ਤ ੋੋ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰ ੇ ਕਵਚਾਰ ਕਰ ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo Friends,This is a reminder that voting for the tentative settlement to renew your collective agreement is happening now. Tomorrow...

August 25, 2022

BC Ambulance Service Schedulers and Port Folio Clerks (1867 W Broadway) - Cal...

Nominations are now open for two shop stewards and one alternate stewardat your worksite.This is an opportunity to be a workplace leader. Please see your worksite union board for nomination forms if you want to nominate a co-worker or become a steward. The union provides training to support you in your new role! Nominations will close at 5:00 pm, September 2, 2022. Send completed nomination for...

August 24, 2022

Contract talks to resume - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

After pausing negotiations on Friday, August 12, to show support for the strike action taken by BCGEU members working for the Public Service Agency (PSA), collective bargaining will resume on Thursday, August 25 between the nine-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC).Protecting health care workers’ wages against rising costs is key to th...

August 23, 2022

Members at Valleyhaven Retirement Community Ltd. - Bargaining Committee Resul...

Nominations have now closed for bargaining committee at Valleyhaven Retirement Community Ltd. and we are pleased to announce the following members have been acclaimed and will represent you in the upcoming round of negotiations: Bargaining Committee Chair            Pamela Conroy Bargaining Committee Member       Jaclyn Smith Bargaining Committee Member       Patti Ozeroff Bargaining Committee...

August 23, 2022

BCGEU accepts government offer to return to the bargaining table - BC General...

BCGEU accepts government offer to return to the bargaining table(BURNABY, B.C.) Late last night the Public Service Agency (PSA) invited the BCGEU's Public Service Bargaining Committee back to the table to resume talks. The bargaining committee has accepted that invitation. Bargaining is expected to resume soon, but logistics are still being confirmed.This is a significant development, and it is...

August 22, 2022

All BCGEU Health Science Professionals Members in Local 402 - Health Science ...

The following person has been elected from local 402 to sit as a delegate on the Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council: 402 – Marcela Mrnka  Congratulations to Marcela. In solidarity, Michelle McAuleyStaff Representative – NegotiationsDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 22, 2022

The Royal Pacifica Retirement Residence - Common Employer Application and B...

As you know from a previous bulletin, the Union applied to the Labour Relations Board (LRB) late last year to have the five Sienna Senior Living employers of BCGEU members declared a common employer. This process is ongoing. In the meantime, your bargaining committee agreed that the staff negotiator should initiate discussions with the Employer to renew the collective agreement. After months of...

August 22, 2022

BCGEU escalates job action by declaring an overtime ban in the B.C. Public Se...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2022 BCGEU escalates job action by declaring an overtime ban in the B.C. Public ServiceBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The bargaining committee representing 33,000 BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) members in the B.C. Public Service is escalating job action by declaring a ban on non-emergency overtime for BCGEU members working in the B.C. public ser...

August 19, 2022

Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Ratification Document and...

Friends, Attached to this bulletin are two documents: Ratification Document that shows each proposed change to your collective agreement, and Comprehensive Report that explains each change. The comprehensive report has been translated into Filipino, Punjabi and Simplified Chinese. Translated documents are attached below Please review these documents carefully as it will be the changes shown...

August 19, 2022

Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Member meetings and vote ...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you. 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 writing to tell you that we will be sending each of you two documents that will explain the proposed changes t...

August 18, 2022

Harbour Light ARC - MEMBER MEETINGS, VOTING, RUMOURS - BC General Employees' ...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you.这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰਰੂ ੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹ।ੈ ਕਕਰਪਾ ਕਰਕ ੇ ਕਕਸ ੇ ਤ ੋੋ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰ ੇ ਕਵਚਾਰ ਕਰ ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo Friends,MEMBER MEETINGS AND VOTINGThis is a reminder that the member meetings and vote for the renewal of your collective agreeme...

August 15, 2022

BCGEU begins job action - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) public service bargaining unit will begin targeted job action at select BC Liquor Distribution Branch wholesale and distribution centres at 3:30 pm today after issuing strike notice on Friday, August 12. Picket lines will go up at the following locations: Delta Distribution Centre (DDC) – 7003 72nd Street, Delta...

August 15, 2022

BCGEU members at LDB distribution centres provincewide begin job action Monda...

BCGEU members will set up picket lines at 3:30 Monday at four BC Liquor Distribution Branch wholesale and distribution centres. The job sites involved are: Delta Distribution Centre Kamloops Distribution Centre Richmond Distribution Centre Victoria Wholesale Centre Only the BC LDB distribution sites listed above will be picketed. Who else is picketing: workers at the Wholesale Customer Centr...

August 12, 2022

BCGEU issues 72-hours’ strike notice: job action begins Monday, Aug. 15 - BC ...

Today, our union issued 72-hours’ strike notice to the Public Service Agency (PSA). This notice covers the 33,000 members of the public service bargaining unit who work for direct government. We will be in a legal strike position on Monday, Aug. 15 at 2:46 p.m. Keep an eye on your email for details on targeted sites to be picketed. A general message will be sent out on Monday morning. If your s...

August 12, 2022

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial government - BC General Employees' U...

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial governmentBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The bargaining committee representing 33,000 members of the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) who work for the provincial government issued 72-hours' strike notice this afternoon. The B.C. public service bargaining unit will be in a legal position to take job action as of 2:46 p.m., Monday, August 15...

August 08, 2022

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L.J. Christmas Manor) - BC General Employe...

Bargaining Bulletin #4: Monetary, Delays, and New Bargaining Dates Your bargaining committee and employer met in negotiations on May 12th, and your bargaining committee met on May 26th to review its positions on all outstanding union and employer proposals. The parties met in negotiations again on June 20th and 24th. The June 24th bargaining session ended with the BCGEU proposing a complete set...

August 04, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Well Being Services (NSV) Ltd. - Nominations Open for Na...

The previous round of negotiations in June didn’t result in any nominees to replace the bargaining committee member who resigned because she is off work. Since then, your other bargaining committee member, Karen Dalton, resigned from the committee for personal reasons. Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a new bargaining committee to work with the staff negotiator on renewal of th...

August 03, 2022

All Laboratory Technical Assistants at LifeLabs (Local 403) - Temporary Labor...

Over the last three weeks, LifeLabs has engaged your Joint Labour Management Committee (JLMC) in discussions around the creation of a new classification to assist with pre and post analytical duties in some Analytical Departments in response to a severe shortfall in recruiting MLTs. The initial proposal would have seen three positions titled Laboratory Technician be posted for high-volume chemi...

August 03, 2022

BCGEU Members at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Application to The Heal...

Friends, A brief update to advise that your Employer has applied to HEABC for membership and that it hopes to receive a response this week. Once we know HEABC's response, we will be able to determine next steps and provide you with more information. Look for an additional update sometime next week or the week following. In Solidarity, Zoe Towle, Staff Rep, Negotiations Download PDF of notice h...

August 02, 2022

Lifelabs Members - Your One Time Option to Join the BC Target Benefit Pension...

Below are the questions BC Target Benefit Pension Plan staff have received from Life Labs members, along with the responses provided.         1. If I join the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan, can I transfer the balance in my current pension plan into the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan? No. If you join the BC Target Benefit Pension Plan, contributions will stop being made to your current plan and...

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 28, 2022

All BCGEU Members at The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Bargaining Next...

This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you.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 writing to let you know that we have appointed Thomas Chang as the chairperson of the bargaining committee.  Please jo...

July 28, 2022

EXTENDED HOURS for Injury Reporting: Provincial Workplace Health Contact Cent...

Hello BCGEU Health Authority Employees, Reporting worksite injuries, illnesses and near misses is a crucial step to initiate an OHS investigation. If you are injured or experience a near miss on the job, you must follow the following steps: Seek first aid treatment if needed Report the incident to your supervisor Report the incident to the Provincial Workplace Health Contact Centre at #1-866-9...