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

May 31, 2018

Local 404 Members at Auburn Seniors Village - Bargaining Preparation Begins -...

Your bargaining committee recently met up with BCGEU Staff Negotiator Chad McQuarrie to begin preparing for upcoming collective agreement negotiations with the Employer. It was a very productive few days, and we very much look forward to hitting the bargaining table in the not too distant future. We promise to let you know when bargaining dates have been lined up. Stay Tuned! In the meantime, p...

May 29, 2018

Executive donation to Red Cross for flood relief - BCGEU

From April through June 2017, catastrophic flooding devastated parts of the Okanagan, Kootenay and Shuswap regions forcing thousands of British Columbians from their homes. According to the BC Flood and Wildfire Review released last month, the estimated cost of flood response in 2017 was more than $73 million. Just a year later, while many families and communities are still dealing with the aft...

May 28, 2018

Local 407 Members at Dorchester Retirement Residence - Ratification Meeting &...

Please make every effort to attend this important meeting and vote on the tentative deal reached. Details of the deal will be made at the meeting. There will be two meeting times to choose from: Dates: Tuesday June 5th and Wednesday, June 6thTime: 2:30 – 5:30pmLocation: Dorchester Retirement Residence There will also be an option to vote at the Union office from 8:30am to 5:00pm from June 6th t...

May 25, 2018

BCGEU applauds provincial investment in 1,500 new housing units for women fle...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) applauds today's announcement by the provincial government that it will build 1,500 new supportive housing units throughout the province for women and children fleeing violence. Over the next 10 years, government will invest $734 million to build this much-needed housing which includes transition houses, safe homes, second-stage and long-te...

May 24, 2018

Bargaining Update - Well-Being Services (Comox Valley Seniors Village) - BCGEU

Your bargaining committee has reconvened bargaining with the Employer. Progress was made on several fronts as we have now fully engaged in all monetary issues. We will recommence bargaining on Monday, May 28, 2018. Your bargaining committee will keep members posted as these negotiations develop further. In the meantime, the current collective agreement remains in full force and effect.  In soli...

May 23, 2018

Local 401 Members at Cerwydden Care Home - Shop Steward By-election Results -...

Further to our call for nominations and election for the vacant Shop Steward position at Cerwydden Care Home, we are pleased to inform you that Laurie Johnson has been elected to the position. Accordingly, the following members have been appointed by the Union as Shop Stewards: • Leaha Moffat • Leiloni Morgan • Laurie Johnson   In solidarity   Jenny Ewing, BCGEU Staff Representative   Download ...

May 17, 2018

Local 402 Well-Being (CVSV) - Bargaining Update - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee has been engaged in negotiations with Employer representatives this week and can report that your Committee has presented proposals based upon membership input. Your Committee has worked diligently and has made progress on several issues, mostly of a housekeeping nature to this point. Monetary issues are still being discussed. The Employer has asked for more time to re...

May 17, 2018

Coquitlam casino still behind pickets - BCGEU

After five days of job action, a labour dispute at the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam does not appear to be ending anytime soon. Great Canadian Gaming Corp. said in a statement Monday that it has been granted an order by the B.C. Labour Relations Board prohibiting striking workers from blocking entry to the property.    Read more... UWU/MoveUP

May 17, 2018

GATEWAY CASINOS NEGOTIATIONS REACH AN IMPASSE - BCGEU

Talks between Gateway Casinos and members of the BC Government and Service Employees Union have broken off. On Tuesday morning, over a hundred employees of Gateway Casinos from Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, and Kamloops rallied in Kelowna to push for higher wages.   Read more... UWU/MoveUP

May 17, 2018

CASINO WORKERS RALLY IN KELOWNA - BCGEU

Employees of Gateway Casinos from Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, and Kamloops gathered in Kelowna Tuesday morning to push for higher wages. Negotiations between the company and the bargaining committee began back in January, but stopped abruptly in March, prompting Tuesday’s demonstration.   Read more... UWU/MoveUP