B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

November 15, 2019

Well-Being Services Ltd. (Nanaimo Seniors Village) - bargaining update #two -...

This is an update on the status of negotiations between the BCGEU and Well-Being Services Ltd. (Nanaimo Seniors Village). The parties held two additional days of bargaining on November 13 and 14, 2019 and have now addressed more than three quarters of all non-monetary proposals. Further, the parties discussed all of the remaining non-monetary proposals and are working on their responses. Two ad...

November 15, 2019

Members at The Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Tentative Agreement Ratif...

We are pleased to announce that members voted 100 per cent in favour of accepting the terms of the tentative agreement. Thank you to everyone who came out to vote, and thanks again for your continued support. Reminder: BCGEU members are getting a new member ID card this Fall; make sure your mailing address is up to date! Go to www.bcgeu.ca/card-questions for details. In solidarity, Your bargain...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 13, 2019

REMINDER – Ratification Meetings TOMORROW for The Salvation Army Harbour Ligh...

Don't forget to come out and vote on your collective agreement!Date:                 Thursday, November 14, 2019Location:           Learning Centre Meeting Times:               7 am to 9 am                           4 pm to 6 pm Highlights of the tentative agreement: Two-year deal, ending March 31, 2021 2% General Wage Increase retroactive to April 1, 2019 2% General Wage Increase effective A...

November 13, 2019

Steward Nominations for Monashee Mews - BCGEU

Nominations are open for shop stewards at your worksite. BCGEU shop stewards are the front line workers' representatives in the workplace and are the best conduit of communication between members and the union office. Stewards provide a vital role in keeping the union office informed about members' concerns.If you are interested or know of anyone who might be interested, please arrange to compl...

November 07, 2019

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Steward Nomination – 2 Local 403 steward...

We are looking for 2 shop stewards from our Local 403 membership to be shop stewards at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox. Stewards will receive full training and will be called on to perform steward duties when needed. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Please consider nominating yourself or another member to be an alter...

November 05, 2019

REDO - All Members Creekside Landing Ltd. Interim NominationsSteward - BCGEU

Out of utmost caution and transparency, please be advised the BCGEU will re-do the interim steward election beginning with the nomination period.   Please be advised that any votes previously cast will not count. Please ensure to submit a nomination again on the attached form if you wish to be a worksite steward.   The deadline for nominations is December 5, 2019. Find PDF Notice HereFind PDF N...

November 01, 2019

Notice Of Election Of Bargaining Committee Chairperson at Silzek Investments ...

Your collective agreement expires on December 31, 2019 and the union is beginning preparations to conduct negotiations for a renewal agreement on your behalf. Therefore, a new bargaining committee must be elected to represent all BCGEU members of Slizek Investments Inc. (dba AdvoCare Health Services). The chairperson must be elected by membership vote and the remaining seats on the committee wi...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...

October 29, 2019

Municipal Pension Plan survey – looking for your input - BCGEU

Are you a retired member of the Municipal Pension Plan or an active member within five years of retirement? The plan's Board of Trustees is considering changes to the post-retirement extended health and dental benefits plan. We want to hear from members, so informed decisions can be made. Share your feedback on the post-retirement extended health and dental benefits that are most important to y...

October 29, 2019

Local 403 Health Science Professionals Sector Council Election Update - BCGEU

The election has now closed for the Local 403 Health Science Professionals Sector Council candidate.  The successful candidate is:Ping QiuThanks to Rhonda Karaboitis for running and congratulations to Ping.The first meeting of the Council will be on November 5 and 6th, 2019 at BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby.In solidarity,Michelle McAuleyStaff Representative – NegotiationsDownload PDF of notice h...

October 29, 2019

Local 404 Members at Guildford Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Electio...

The union has conducted an election for the position of bargaining committee chairperson and the successful candidate is Milagro Huezo. The committee is now comprised as follows: Milagro Huezo (Bargaining committee chairperson) Avtar Bharaj Ana Canessa The committee will be working over the coming weeks to solicit feedback from the membership regarding your priorities, develop bargaining prop...

October 29, 2019

Well Being Services (WOV) Ltd. (Wellesley of Victoria) Bargaining Committee E...

Balloting is now completed and the following members have been elected to represent you in bargaining your collective agreement: Lorne Cragg – Bargaining Committee Chair Tom Palmer – Bargaining Committee Member Due to one elected member withdrawing her name, we will open nominations for one additional spot.You may submit one page of biographical information, endorsements, or other campaign ...