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 30, 2017

Moberly Manor - Call For Nominations For Two Bargaining Committee Members

Your current Collective Agreement expires on March 1, 2017 and it is time to prepare for your next round of bargaining.  You should all begin thinking about bargaining proposal suggestions and, of course, a new Bargaining Committee must be elected.  Call for Bargaining Committee Nominations: Nominations are now open for two Bargaining Committee Members, and an alternate.  If you are interes...

January 27, 2017

Local 412 Executive Meeting

COMPONENT:     Health Services LOCAL:              412 – Local Executive ONLY  DATE:                March 1, 2017 TIME:                6:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Dinner Meeting PLACE:              Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge                          3251 East Highway 16, Smithers, BC                                                  or                          Conference Call – Dial 1-866-562-0090, ID#:...

January 27, 2017

Local 412 Meeting and call for nominations, election and resolutions for the ...

COMPONENT:  Social, Information and Health LOCAL:            412 DATE:             March 1, 2017 TIME:              6:30 pm to 7:30 pm PLACE:            Prestige Hudson Bay Lodge                        3251 East Highway 16, Smithers, BC                                               or                       Conference Call – Dial 1-866-562-0090, ID#:  567027   AGENDA Call for Nominations an...

January 27, 2017

Local 403 Meetings and Election of delegates to the BCGEU 50th Convention

COMPONENT:    4 – Health Services LOCAL:              403 DATE:               Monday, February 27, 2017 TIME:                7:00pm PLACE:              Tom Kozar Education Centre Meeting Room A                          BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby (4911 Canada Way)   Nominations are open for delegates to the BCGEU convention.  Election of delegates to the BCGEU 50th CONVENTION   AGENDA  ...

January 26, 2017

Local 407 meeting - delegates

DATE: February 27, 2017 TIME: 5:45 pm PLACE: BCGEU Area Office             1064 Borden Ave, Kelowna   AGENDA Call for resolutions to the BCGEU 50th Triennial Constitution Convention (June 14-17, 2017) Nomination and Election of Delegates to the BCGEU Triennial Convention 6 Delegates 2 Alternates General Business If you are interested in attending the BCGEU Convention as a delegate, pl...

January 26, 2017

Statement on deportation of Arthur Lorenzo Jr.

Today, January 26, 2017 Arthur Lorenzo Jr., a migrant worker who has fought hard for the rights of migrant workers and in the community with LGBTQ refugees is going to be deported for his activism.  Arthur raised the issues of the exploitative working conditions as restaurant worker.   After standing up for his rights, which resulted in his employer’s permit being temporarily suspended, Arthu...

January 25, 2017

BCGEU in support of BCCPA's ‘Care Can Be There’ Campaign

The B.C. Care Providers Association (BCCPA) released a report yesterday calling on the government to increase funding for seniors’ care. The report is aimed at putting the issue on the agenda for the upcoming provincial election. BCCPA affirms the demands of our Seniors Deserve Better campaign; this is yet another report that confirms what our members have been telling us, pointing to the need...

January 25, 2017

Local 402 call for delegates to convention

DATE: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 TIME: General Membership – 6:00 p.m. PLACE: Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Great Room             2200 Cliffe Ave, Courtenay, BC  V9N 2L4   AGENDA ** CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH BCGEU TRIENNIAL CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION begin held June 14 – 17, 2017, in Vancouver ** 1. Close for Nominations for Convention Delegates (Nomination Form attached) 2. Elect...

January 20, 2017

UPDATE RE: Potential Changes to the Care Aide Registry

Last fall, the provincial government announced its intentions to make changes to the Care Aide Registry. As official representatives for these workers, your union was disappointed that there was no involvement from any of the unions representing care aides on the outcome nor the rollout process. Working with other unions in the sector, the BCGEU made two submissions to the Assistant Deputy Man...

January 20, 2017

Bargaining Set to Resume February 9, 2017 for Nanaimo Seniors Village

To:    All BCGEU Members at Nanaimo Seniors Village Re:    Bargaining Set to Resume February 9, 2017   Your bargaining committee was set to resume collective agreement negotiations with the Employer on January 10th. Unfortunately a sudden winter storm occurred, which forced travel cancellations. Though disappointing, we secured another date as quickly as we could and will return for talks on ...