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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

December 22, 2023

REMINDER: Carecorp Seniors Services (Cerwydden and Piccadilly) Bargaining Pri...

This is a reminder of the approaching deadline to complete the bargaining priorities survey for Carecorp Seniors Services. To prepare to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement, your bargaining committee will need your input on what is important to you. Please check your email or ask a member of your bargaining committee or another co-worker for a link to the electronic survey. Please com...

December 21, 2023

Broadmead Bargaining UPDATE - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your bargaining committee has now met with your Employer several times over the past few months. We have made some significant progress on the collective agreement, and have settled almost all of the non-monetary bargaining priorities you brought up in our surveys. In particular, we have been able to tentatively agree on time-off requests and vacation scheduling.  In our most recent bargaining ...

December 21, 2023

Preparations Underway for Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Bargaining Dates Set...

日本語版のダウンロードはこちらから。Download Japanese version here. Your bargaining committee for Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society has met for two days to prepare to negotiate your first collective agreement with the Employer. Your committee has: Selected Pinky Rose Mateo as Bargaining Committee Chair; Received training in the process and pitfalls of bargaining; Reviewed your bargaining survey pr...

December 20, 2023

Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society - Stewards - BC General Employ...

The Union is pleased to announce that the members of your bargaining committee have been designated as Stewards, on an interim basis, at your workplace, Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society: Pinky Rose Mateo Yumiko Turco Satomi Yoneda If you have any questions regarding workplace issues, please feel free to contact your Stewards.In solidarity, Katie GravestockStaff RepresentativeDow...

December 19, 2023

TD Bank's Racial Equity Audit: Commendable Yet Incomplete Asserts Labour Unio...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burnaby, BC, December 19, 2023 - In a landmark move, The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX: TD) unveiled the findings of its much-anticipated racial equity audit report which examines the bank's employment practices across its US and Canadian operations. A response to a shareholder proposal by the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU), this audit is a significant step for North Ame...

December 18, 2023

REMINDER: Member-to-Member Site Visit - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Please join members of your Local 401 Executive, who will be hosting Member-to-Member worksite visits at Amica Beechwood Village. This is an opportunity for members to ask questions and hear about issues and concerns in the workplace. DATE:             December 20, 2023TIME:              10 a.m.-12 p.m.LOCATION:   Amica Beechwood Village (Private Dining Room), 2315 Mills Road   In solidarity, R...

December 15, 2023

New agreement brings wage increases to majority of Facilities members - BC Ge...

Last Friday, the nine-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) reached an important agreement with the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) for additional wage increases covering two groups of members in the FBA based on the following wage-rated job classifications: Workers in the group with the lowest wage-rated classifications – Grids 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21...

December 15, 2023

Election of Sherwood House Bargaining Committee - BC General Employees' Union...

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...

December 13, 2023

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office - BC General Employees' Union...

BCGEU KAMLOOPS AREA OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGDecember 13, 2023    POSITION:          ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Kamloops Area Office GRADE:                LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT WAGE RATE:      $34.67 - $37.30 per hour An Administrative Assistant is required to provide administrative support to the staff representatives in the Kamloops Area Office, located in Kamloops, BC.  Term of assignme...

December 11, 2023

Health Facilities Collective Agreement Now Available - BC General Employees' ...

The 2022-2025 Health Facilities Collective Agreement is now available. It can also be found on the BCGEU collective agreements website. In accordance with Article 47 of the collective agreement, a limited number of hard copies will be provided for distribution at worksites once they have been printed. Questions about the content of your collective agreement should be directed to a worksite stew...

December 11, 2023

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

Our union is pleased to advise members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement that the application process for reimbursement of professional fees paid in 2023-an item negotiated in the most recent round of HSPBA bargaining-is now open. Many health sciences professionals pay out of pocket for fees required by regulatory bodies or for voluntary membership dues to professional associations that...

December 11, 2023

Members at Cascades Lodge for Sienna-Baltic LTC Common Table - Election of Ba...

This notice is to inform Cascades Lodge members of the results of the bargaining committee election. The following two candidates received most the votes: Tanya Jones Kelsey Sukkau The following received the 3rd most votes and will become the Alternate: Penny Hinchberger Thank you to all the candidates for putting their names forward. We will begin the process of bargaining prep in the comi...

December 08, 2023

Carecorp Seniors Services Bargaining Survey - We Need Your Input! - BC Genera...

To prepare to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement, your bargaining committee will need your input on what is important to you. Please check your email or ask a member of your bargaining committee or another co-worker for a link to the electronic survey. Please complete the survey by Monday, January 1, 2024. If you know a co-worker who did not receive this email, please forward it to t...

December 07, 2023

Carecorp Seniors Services (Cerwydden and Piccadilly) - Bargaining Committee -...

At the close of nominations, the following members were declared elected by acclamation to the bargaining committee for Carecorp: Godwin Amega (Piccadilly), Bargaining Committee Chair Laurie Johnson (Cerwydden), Bargaining Committee Member Sharon Knapp (Piccadilly), Bargaining Committee Member Tina Whitney (Cerwydden), Bargaining Committee Member The assigned staff representative will reach o...

December 06, 2023

Dec 6 National Day of Rememberance and Action on Violence Against Women - BC ...

December 6th marks the 34th anniversary of the École Polytechnique Massacre, which occurred on December 6, 1989, in Montreal. The perpetrator, fueled by misogynistic beliefs, took the lives of 14 young women that day. Three decades later, the impact of this horrific act of violence continues to reverberate through the ongoing struggle against gender-based violence. The risk of harassment and vi...

November 29, 2023

Revera Independent Living (The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor and Sunwood) - Pre-...

On November 27th, your bargaining committee for Revera Independent Living (The Dorchester, Parkwood Manor, and Sunwood) met to continue getting ready for negotiations with the Employer. The focus of our work on the 27th was strategic planning led by BCGEU communications officers. This will help us better engage with you in the leadup to and during bargaining. By standing together at all three w...

November 29, 2023

All BCGEU Members at Revera Assisted Living (Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff) ...

Your common table bargaining committee for Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff has rescheduled its meetings to prepare for bargaining for December 19 and 20, 2023, and January 16, 2024. Bargaining dates with the employer, which by then will be Cogir, have been scheduled for January 30 and 31, and February 21 and 22, 2024. If you have not completed the bargaining survey, please do so before 5:00 PM o...

November 28, 2023

AgeCare Cariboo Place Williams Lake- Nominations Re-Open for Two Bargaining C...

Call for Nominations Nominations are re-opening for Cariboo Place (Williams Lake). This will be a 5-day nomination period. Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard and interests are protected and advanced through the bargaining process. The bargaining committee has 2 positions open, as follow...

November 28, 2023

Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - Bargaining update - BC Gener...

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on October 10th & 11th, November 15th & 16th and November 21st, 22nd & 23rd to continue discussions on all outstanding proposals.We are pleased to let you know that we have completed discussions on everything except the worksite specific appendices. These will contain the existing superior language and any existing or new entitlements ...

November 24, 2023

Sienna-Baltic (Cascades) - Election of Bargaining Committee - BC General Empl...

This notice is to inform Cascades Lodge members that an election is required to determine your next bargaining committee, for the upcoming round of negotiations with your employer.  We have two positions open on the committee and received 5 nominations from the following: Kelsey Sukkau Penny Hinchberger Tanya Jones Rebecca Taylor Violet Hall  VOTING PROCEDURE The ballot will be conducted ele...

November 20, 2023

We Want to See More Trans Elders - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

BCGEU Secretary-Treasurer Paul Finch Issues Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance This past year we've seen a disturbing rise in hate-driven attacks on the transgender community. The BCGEU's solidarity with transgender, gender-diverse workers, and all 2SLGBQTI+ community members is necessary and urgent-it's a lifeline, it's central to our values, and it's important to the wellbeing of our...

November 17, 2023

Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association - UPDATE: Reimbursement f...

Our union continues to make preparations for opening the application process for professional fees reimbursement for 2023 for all eligible Health Science Professionals members.  We would like to thank members for their continued patience during this process, particularly as there have been some operational delays. Our staff are close to finalizing the required guidelines, criteria and communica...

November 17, 2023

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - HARBOUR LIGHT ARC BARGAINING UPDATE ...

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,You will have read the Employer's November 15, 2023 email advising that BC Housing has now approved its emergency shelter budget. As you may recall, the funding uncertainty impacted bargaining for a renewal...

November 15, 2023

Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society - Bargaining Survey – We Need ...

Download Japanese version hereTo prepare to negotiate your first collective agreement, your bargaining committee will need your input on what is important to you. Please check your email or ask a member of your bargaining committee or another co-worker for a link to the electronic survey. Please complete the survey by Wednesday, November 29, 2023. If you know a co-worker who did not receive thi...

November 15, 2023

Pre-Bargaining Update #2: Preparations Underway for Revera Independent Living...

Your bargaining committee for the Revera independent living common table met with the staff negotiator on November 8 and 9, 2023, to prepare for bargaining. We covered training in the process and pitfalls of bargaining, reviewed your bargaining survey priorities, reviewed your entire collective agreements, and began preparing proposals for the negotiating table. We will meet again on November 2...

November 15, 2023

Revera Assisted Living (Fleetwood Villa and Whitecliff) - Bargaining Survey –...

To prepare to negotiate renewal of your collective agreement, your bargaining committee needs your input on what is important to you. Please check your email or ask a member of your bargaining committee or another co-worker for a link to the electronic survey and complete it by November 29, 2023 at 5:00 PM. If you know a co-worker who did not receive this email, please forward it to them at the...

November 14, 2023

RBC & BMO shareholders herald racial equity audit commitments - BC General Em...

Chartered banks are fourth and fifth to commit to independent assessment after successful shareholder engagement  BURNABY, B.C. | Nov. 14, 2023 – In back-to-back announcements, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Bank of Montreal (BMO) announced commitments to conduct independent racial equity audits, making them the fourth and fifth Canadian chartered banks to do so. These announcements come after ...