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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

September 28, 2021

Area 05 Health Science Professionals Sector Council Update - BCGEU

The following person has been acclaimed (no election necessary as only one person was nominated) from their local to the Sectoral Council: · 405 – Nicole Lockie Congratulations Nicole.   In solidarity, Michelle McAuleyStaff Representative – Negotiations Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

September 27, 2021

BCGEU Members of Component 4 - Health Facilities Subsector (FBA) - Online Ba...

BCGEU Component 4 (Health Services) is preparing for negotiations to renew the Health Facilities Subsector (FBA) Collective Agreement.   Health Bargaining Conference Delegates   As you know, we are holding a Health Bargaining Conference on October 15 & 16, 2021, in Vancouver. Delegates to the conference have been nominated from around the province. The conference delegates are:   Local 401 ...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority Burnaby Mental Health – 3480 Gilmore Way Burnaby - Re...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vanco...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority Tri Cities Mental Health 2232 Elgin Avenue, Port Coqu...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Va...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority New Westminster Mental Health 403 Sixth Street, New W...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - New Westminster Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Wa...

September 27, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society.   Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021.   Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office:   · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouv...

September 27, 2021

Pacifica Treatment Centre 1755 E 11th Ave, Vancouver, BC - - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Pacifica Treatment Centre. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and close on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4 Fax: 604-215-141...

September 27, 2021

All Local 403 BCGEU Members at Fraser Health Authority Connolly, Cottonwood C...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Connolly, Cottonwood Cypress Lodges. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virt...

September 27, 2021

All Local 403 BCGEU Members at Fraser Health Authority Tri Cities Public and ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Environmental / Public Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920...

September 27, 2021

FHA Burnaby Mental Health (Kingsway) - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Mental Health (Older Adult Community Mental Health). Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area O...

September 23, 2021

All BCGEU Members covered under the Health Science Professionals Bargaining A...

The BCGEU created a Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council in the fall of 2019 to address the specific concerns of the 2,400 Health Science Professionals working in BC Health Authorities. The Council has been working diligently together to strategize ways to highlight the unique interests of HSPs and identify labour management concerns.The Council has spent some time reaching out to memb...

September 23, 2021

All BCGEU Local 404 Members - Opening of steward elections - BCGEU

The BCGEU Constitution & Bylaws calls for Stewards to be elected every three years following the union’s triennial convention. Steward nominations are now considered open. The attached package has historically gone to worksite stewards and mail contacts only, however, given the number of members that may be working from home due to COVID-19, home support workers who do not have an office to...

September 23, 2021

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L.J. Christmas Manor) - Bargaining Bulleti...

Your bargaining committee and employer commenced negotiations to renew the collective agreement on September 20, 2021. Both parties tabled packages of non-monetary proposals and are now in the process of reviewing them. The parties will meet next on October 27 and 28, 2021 to respond to one another's non-monetary proposals. Once we have considered all non-monetary proposals and reached agreemen...

September 21, 2021

Call for Local 410/411 Delegates for Health Science Professionals Sectoral Co...

The BCGEU has created a Health Science Professionals Sectoral Council to address the specific concerns of the 2,200 Health Science Professionals working in BC Health Authorities. We are seeking one delegate from Local 410/411 who is interested in being part of this Council. As this is a new Council, the terms of reference will need to be developed and agreed to. Duties of the Delegate will incl...

September 21, 2021

Whitecliff- Successful Job Action - BCGEU

Congratulations! Your job action on Saturday refusing to work overtime put the employer on notice that you are willing to fight for your collective agreement! Even though it was difficult to work short staffed, you remained committed to this job action. Your employer's last monetary proposals refused to acknowledge how long your collective agreement has been expired for, and this weekend we pro...

September 21, 2021

Elim Christian Care Society- Bargaining Update - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee met on September 9th and 10th, 2021 to prepare for bargaining with the Employer. We will be meeting again on October 18th to finalize our bargaining proposal and will then exchange proposals with the Employer on October 19th. The Employer has cancelled the bargaining dates on November 2nd, 3rd, and 16th. We have November 17th still confirmed and are working with the Em...

September 20, 2021

All BCGEU Members at LifeLabs - Accurate negotiations information - BCGEU

Accurate negotiations informationAs we move into the phase of negotiations where job action is possible, it's critical that members have accurate information. Thank you to members who alerted us to inaccuracies in the employer’s latest bulletin to staff – below are some important clarifications. As noted in our committee’s bulletin from last week, the employer rejected our proposal on our last ...

September 17, 2021

Members at Whitecliff - REMINDER: OVERTIME BAN TOMORROW - BCGEU

Reminder to all BCGEU members that we will be engaging in job action TOMORROW, Saturday September 18, 2021. This means that no members will accept or work overtime, except in cases of emergency. This includes any overtime you were already scheduled to work. If you are directed to work overtime because it is an emergency, report this direction to the bargaining committee immediately and the reas...

September 17, 2021

All BCGEU Members at LifeLabs - Employer Walks Away in Mediation - BCGEU

In a disappointing move yesterday, in mediation, the Employer walked away from the bargaining table.  Your Bargaining Committee had just tabled another counter proposal in great effort to reach a settlement.  However, the Mediator returned a message from the Employer that they wouldn't accept it and furthermore: "they were done." We reported earlier that we have successfully bargained some good...

September 16, 2021

All HSPBA members - Applications now open - BCGEU

Applications are now being accepted for funding to support BCGEU members who work under the Health Science Professionals Collective Agreement (HSPBA) and who are pursuing professional development. The continuing funding was negotiated in the 2019 – 2022 collective agreement, with a $400,000 contribution to the fund each year. Under the funding program, eligible expenses are the cost of tuition,...

September 15, 2021

Whitecliff - Essential Services levels determined; Strike notice served to Re...

On Monday we concluded essential service mediation with Revera. This afternoon we filed notice to commence job action on Saturday, September 18 at 4:00pm. After voting 98% in favour of job action in June, your employer did everything they could to try to run the clock down on our strike mandate. Ultimately, with the help of the Labour Relations Board and a mediator, we were able to force your e...