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 22, 2016

Make your voice heard on seniors’ issues

Please join NDP Leader John Horgan and BC New Democrat MLAs for a seniors forum in Vancouver to hear concerns and issues that seniors are facing when accessing government services, programs and supports. When: August 30th, 2:00 pm Where: Polish Community Centre, 4015 Fraser St, Vancouver Who: New Democrat Leader, John Horgan, with MLAs Selina Robinson and Judy Darcy Click here for full de...

August 18, 2016

Baltic Properties (Cascades Inc.) Bargaining Committee Elections

  To:           All BCGEU Members at Baltic Properties (Cascades Inc.) Re:           Elections for Bargaining Committee   Elections will be held for the two bargaining committee members and one alternate bargaining committee member.   The members running for election are: Launa Perry Donna Haffenden Violet Hall Tara Hartshorne Tammy Brown The two members who receive the most votes...

August 18, 2016

Local 404 Election Results

Congratulations to Puneet Mann on her acclamation to the position of Recording Secretary. Your Local 404 Executive is: Chair Binny Sivia First Vice-Chair Verity Howarth Second Vice-Chair Patricia Dossett Treasurer vacant Recording Secretary Puneet Mann Member-at-large Ruby Driedger Member-at-large Maria Ignacio Member-at-large Tammy Brown Member-at-large: Youth Member Jasdeep Virk Please jo...

August 18, 2016

Public Service Pension Plan - Fall 2016 Member Seminars

An update from the BC Pension Corporation: The fall schedule for the Public Service Pension Plan free member seminars is now posted on the pspp.pensionsbc.ca website with seminars offered across BC.   Seminars Your Pension, Your Future It is important for new and mid-career employees to know how decisions made today can affect your retirement pension in the years to come. In this seminar, Y...

August 16, 2016

OH&S Committee Changes

Improving the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Committees   Public hearings have been scheduled by Worksafe BC on proposed regulatory changes, including proposed changes to joint health and safety committees.   New sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation related to joint committees are: 3.26, Rights and Responsibilities, evaluation for joint committees 3.2...

August 11, 2016

Baltic Properties (Cascades Inc.) Elections for Bargaining Committee

Nominations are now closed for the position of Bargaining Committee Chairperson, two bargaining committee members and one alternate bargaining committee member. Cheri McGowan has been acclaimed as the Bargaining Committee Chairperson. Elections will be held for the two bargaining committee members and one alternate bargaining committee member. The members running for election are: Launa P...

August 10, 2016

Local 406 Strategic Planning, Local Activities, Member Engagement & Future Pr...

Local 406 Executive Members under the Leadership of Local 0406 Chairperson Thomas Christen is working on planning a strategic planning event this fall. A survey has been developed in order to gather feedback from the members of the executive regarding their thoughts on items such as local activity, member engagement and future priorities for Local 406. If you have any ideas related to the act...

August 09, 2016

403 Meeting Notice - Tomorrow's meeting cancelled

DATE:    Wednesday, September 14, 2016  TIME:    Executive Meeting 6:00pm               Local 403 Member Meeting begins at 6:30 pm PLACE:    Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room               Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver               (Kitty-corner to Renfrew SkyTrain Station)       PLEASE NOTE THE LOCAL 403 MEETING ON AUGUST 10TH HAS BEEN CANCELLED.   This meeting has ...

August 08, 2016

Nanaimo Seniors Village Bargaining Committee Elected

The union is pleased to advise that the following three individuals have been elected to sit as members of the BCGEU Nanaimo Seniors Village Bargaining Committee: Karen Dalton Nicole Dodd Randi Halliday In the event that one or more members of the bargaining committee are unable to attend negotiations, Edith Eggimann will act as 1st Alternate and Ian Scyrup will act as 2nd Alternate resp...

August 05, 2016

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital Members - Refuse Unsafe Work

BCGEU members that work at the Forensic Psychiatric Hospital in Coquitlam continue to face unacceptable levels of violence and risk of serious injury. Our members were directed by the employer to release patients from seclusion rooms in spite of contrary advice by the care team. The patients were secluded due to incidents of violence against other patients and workers. They were still exhibitin...

July 28, 2016

2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training

"2 Day Joint OHS Committee Training" will be held on Tuesday August 9th and Wednesday August 10th. This course will be held at the BCGEU area office, 8555 - 198A Street Langley from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm each day. In the Joint OHS Committee Training course you will learn: Worker OHS rights, including the refusal of unsafe work procedure OHS legislation Roles and responsibilities of employers,...