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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 29, 2024

Harbour Light ARC Bargaining Update #2 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

  Friends, We have now completed our second week of bargaining. To recap, we met: o January 16-19, and o January 23-26. We are scheduled to resume March 19, continuing March 20 and 21. We are making progress and have agreed to some of the more minor proposals such as renewal of letters of agreement and, modernizing the pregnancy and parental leave provisions. But the key priorities identified ...

January 29, 2024

C4 Lifelabs members - LifeLabs bargaining survey – don’t miss your chance to ...

The next round of bargaining to renew our collective agreement is just around the corner. This is our chance to fight for better wages, working conditions, benefits, and more – but we need your help to decide which issues we should prioritize in this round of bargaining. Will you fill out a short bargaining survey to let us know what issues are most important to you? The survey closes on Februa...

January 29, 2024

All BCGEU Members at CareCorp Senior Services (Cerwydden and Piccadilly) - Pr...

Your bargaining committee for CareCorp Senior Services (Cerwydden and Piccadilly) is getting ready for negotiations with the Employer to renew your collective agreement. The committee and staff negotiator will meet on February 28th, February 29th, and March 5th for: training in the process and pitfalls of bargaining, reviewing the surveys where you indicated your bargaining priorities, reviewi...

January 26, 2024

Members covered under the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association...

Our union would like to remind members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement that the application process for reimbursement of professional fees paid in 2023 is still open. For those who have not yet submitted a claim for fees paid in 2023, we will continue to process new applications until April 30, 2024. At that time, we will stop accepting new applications for professional fees and membe...

January 26, 2024

Local 401 members at Niagara Care Community Ltd. (Douglas Care Community) - E...

With your collective agreement about to expire, nominations are now open for the positions on the Union's bargaining committee. Three (3) committee member positions are open (Chair, plus two bargaining committee members). No previous experience in negotiations is required to be a member of the Bargaining Committee, but you must have a signed membership application card on file with the Union in...

January 24, 2024

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

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 provide an update on bargaining progress to date. We finished our first week of bargaining last Friday. We met with the Employer from Tuesday to Friday. Although we did not agree on a...

January 19, 2024

Bargaining for Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) BCGEU - BC Gene...

REMINDER INFORMATION MEETINGS SCHEDULED   Information drop in meetings will be held at each worksite: Worksite Date Time CVSV Tuesday, January 23 Casa Loma Theatre 7 am – 7 pm NSV Wednesday, January 24 Dover Room 9 am – 4 pm WOV Thursday, January 25 10 am – 8 pm AUB Monday, January 29 Media Room 2 pm – 4:30 pm RHSV Tuesday, January 30 Conference roo...

January 19, 2024

HCN-Revera - Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff - Bargaining Assignment Change - ...

With the presumed dissolution of the common bargaining table for Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff upon transfer of the sites to separate employers next month, staff conduct of negotiations will move from the Negotiations Department to the Fraser Valley Area Office. Anthony Davies, who you may already know as the assigned servicing representative, will assume conduct of bargaining. The outgoing st...

January 19, 2024

C4 - Lifelabs members - Important Update: Potential Sale Of LifeLabs And Our ...

We hope this message finds you well. We are writing to inform you about a significant development concerning LifeLabs which directly impacts you, your colleagues, and millions of people across the province and country. We just learned that LifeLabs is being considered for sale by its owner, the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System, or OMERS. While the details are still coming out, the...

January 18, 2024

Area 04 Education Opportunity - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The Area 04 Cross Component Committee wishes you a very Happy and Prosperous 2024. We appreciate that we all have busy lives, but we are asking for your input by filling out this survey https://form.123formbuilder.com/6595892/area-04-cross-component. One of the purposes of the committee is to provide education and events for BCGEU members in our area. We have a number of events planned for this...

January 18, 2024

Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff Pre-Bargaining Update #4: Changes - BC General...

This is an important pre-bargaining update from your bargaining committees for Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff. December Delays Due to committee member unavailability, your bargaining committees had to postpone their preparatory meetings scheduled for December2023, and consequentially postponed the bargaining sessions that had been scheduled for later this month. Unfair Labour Practices Complain...

January 15, 2024

Members at LifeLabs Working in the Following Classifications: Mobile Lab Serv...

There will be Special Membership Meetings on Wednesday, January 17th to discuss issues and concerns specific to members working in positions as: Mobile Lab Services and Patient Service Centres. Here are the links and the details of those meetings: MOBILE LAB SERVICES6:00 pm – 7:00 pmPlease contact any member of your Bargaining Committee for the link to attend the meetings.   PATIENT SERVICE CE...

January 12, 2024

Peace Portal Seniors Village - Information Meeting and Ratification Vote Loca...

Please note that both the information meeting scheduled for Wednesday January 31st from 10:00 – 4:30 p.m. and the ratification vote scheduled for Tuesday, February 27th from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. will be held atV the worksite in the Conference Room. In solidarity, Deb WilsonStaff Representative, Negotiations Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

January 12, 2024

Members at LifeLabs working in the following classifications: Client Informat...

Special Membership Meetings - January 15th There will be Special Membership Meetings on Monday, January 15th to discuss issues and concerns specific to members working in positions as: Client Information Centre and Schedulers; Couriers; and Lab Technicians, Lab Technical Assistants, Genetic Technicians and Equipment Specialists. Here are the links and the details of those meetings: CLIENT INFOR...

January 12, 2024

Bargaining for Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - INFORMATION ...

INFORMATION MEETINGS and RATIFICATION VOTES SCHEDULED   Information meetings and Ratification votes have been scheduled at each worksite on the dates and times below.Information meetings will be held at each worksite: An information package containing all the proposed changes to your agreements and a cross reference document showing corresponding clause and article numbers for all worksites is...

January 11, 2024

Members at HCN-Revera Independent Living (The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and...

Your HCN-Revera independent living bargaining committee for The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and Sunwood is pleased to report success in mediation! The parties have reached a bargaining protocol agreement that meets the Union's objectives regarding attempting to standardize language across the three collective agreements where mutually agreed. While the matter of how the final agreements will be...

January 10, 2024

Bargaining for Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - BC General E...

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED   Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that a full tentative agreement has been reached! Highlights of the deal include moving all nine agreements to one collective agreement with common language while maintaining any superior provisions or entitlements, and some significant improvements to monetary items such as:   Adding or improving: shift premiums f...

January 08, 2024

Cogir Independent Living - Pre-Bargaining Update #4: Mediation, Unfair Labour...

Mediation on a Bargaining Protocol Agreement   Your Cogir independent living bargaining committee for The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and Sunwood was scheduled to begin negotiations with the employers on January 10th and 11th. However, Cogir has not agreed to the Union's proposed bargaining protocol agreement, so the parties will instead meet with a mediator appointed by the Labour Relations Bo...

January 08, 2024

Niagara Care Community Ltd. - Election of Bargaining Committee - BC General E...

With your collective agreement about to expire, nominations are now open for the positions on the Union's bargaining committee. Three (3) committee member positions are open (Chair, plus two bargaining committee members).No previous experience in negotiations is required to be a member of the Bargaining Committee, but you must have a signed membership application card on file with the Union in ...

January 08, 2024

Broadmead Bargaining Update: Bargaining Heading to Mediation - BC General Emp...

Your bargaining committee most recently met with Broadmead Care on January 4 & 5,2024. In your bargaining surveys, you highlighted sick leave and wages as two of your top priorities, which we have updates on. Regarding sick leave, we have negotiated extensively back and forth but feel we need more time to achieve respectable improvements. In terms of wages, we have asked for annual increase...

January 08, 2024

BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  - BC Gener...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 8, 2024  BCGEU calls for Vacancy Control, not more unaffordable rent hikes  (Burnaby, B.C.)   While some B.C. renters are bracing themselves for another 3.5-per-cent rent-hike in 2024, those looking for a new home will be paying much more to stay in their communities, says the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), calling again for vacancy control measures.  Accord...

January 05, 2024

Election of Sherwood House Bargaining Committee –Update – Deadline Extended -...

Happy New Year, Everyone!   As there were no nominations received by the original deadline date (Jan. 2, 2024), the deadline to submit nominations for the Bargaining Committee has been extended to 4 p.m. on January 19, 2024, as shown below.   With your collective agreement about to expire, nominations are now open for the positions on the Union’s bargaining committee. Three (3) committee member...

January 04, 2024

Local 401 General Meeting - Friday, January 19, 2024 - BC General Employees' ...

COMPONENT: Health Services – Local 401 General MeetingLOCAL: 401DATE: Friday, January 19, 2024TIME: 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.PLACE: BCGEU Victoria Area Office(Please use our back entrance at 588 Burnside)     AGENDA Meet your local executive. Q & A Open discussion   In solidarity Richard Ziemianski, Local 401 ChairpersonChad McQuarrie, Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP