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

April 17, 2019

Nomination Form For Sienna Senior Living Inc. (Mayfair Terrace) Bargaining C...

It has come to our attention that the nomination form for the election of your bargaining committee was not attached to the notice of nominations. As a result we are extending the nomination period to April 26, 2019. Please use the attached is a blank nomination form to submit your nominations.In the event there are more nominations received than positions available a vote will be held.Please c...

April 16, 2019

Salvation Army Harbour Light Bargaining Committee Election - BCGEU

The following are the nominees for Bargaining Committee Members: Mohammad Bashir James Gareau Simon Rosengarten Billy Smith Manzoor (Monty) Qureshi The BCGEU is holding elections for three Bargaining Committee Members. The two nominees who are not elected to the bargaining committee will stand as alternates. Positions will be appointed based on number of votes. Voting starts Thursday, April 18...

April 16, 2019

Local 401 Sherwood House update - BCGEU

We are pleased to advise you that the Sherwood House tentative agreement has been ratified by the membership, with a 94% margin of acceptance. We'll now turn to finalizing the agreement for proofing by all parties. Thank you for all of your support! In solidarity Your bargaining committee Kimburlee Sturm, Committee ChairCarrie Grams, Committee MemberTracey Nyhan, Committee MemberJenny Ewing, St...

April 16, 2019

STEP UP Education Session - BCGEU

You are invited to join us and your fellow BCGEU members for a day of education at the Peace River Area Office. STEP UP, our introductory, one-day course, will introduce you to the BCGEU, explore our common values, union culture, and our diverse community of members. Through stories of solidarity and courage, you will gain the strength and support you need to begin your journey as a new or retu...

April 16, 2019

RV Visit to Valleyhaven Retirement Community - BCGEU

    Join us for a hotdog BBQ on the BCGEU motorhome: When: Tuesday, April 23rdTime: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Your Bargaining Committee will be available to discuss recent events at the bargaining table. Don't miss your chance to ask questions and provide your opinion, plus the hotdogs are pretty good. Veggie option available. We hope to see you there!In solidarity,Ashley Oesch – Bargaining Commi...

April 11, 2019

Member-at-Large on the Local 412 Executive nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now being accepted for the position of Member-at-Large on the Local 412 Executive. The nomination period will remain open for 7 days. What are the responsibilities of a Member-at-Large? Member-at-Large: The number of members-at-large is set out in the local bylaws; and are: a) assigned to tasks, committees and projects as required by chair; b) may represent specific groups of m...

April 10, 2019

Local 402 General & Executive Meeting - Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - BCGEU

COMPONENT: Health ServicesLOCAL: Local 402 General & Executive MeetingDATE: Tuesday, May 14, 2019TIME:  5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Executive meeting            6 p.m. – 8 p.m. General meetingPLACE: BCGEU Area Office, Nanaimo             106 – 1650 Terminal Avenue North AGENDA General Business Worksite Issues Collective Agreement Issues Pizza will be provided at the Meeting If you are unable to atten...

April 10, 2019

Looking into the new report on B.C. money laundering - BCGEU

The B.C. government released a report from Peter German, noting that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. Stephanie Smith, President of the BCGEU joined Adam Stirling to talk more about the report. see video here.. UWU/MoveUP

April 09, 2019

403 Nomination for Local Executive Member-at-Large – 2 positions - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for two (2) positions of member-at-large on the local executive: This form must be mailed, faxed or emailed as an attachment to the Lower Mainland Area Office and, received no later than 5:00 pm, Thursday, May 9, 2019 BCGEU Lower Mainland Area OfficeSuite #130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4 Fax 604.215.1410 via email area03@bcgeu.ca If there is an election, ...

April 08, 2019

Only a public inquiry can reveal the full scope of money laundering in B.C. -...

BURNABY – Today the B.C. government released the initial details of investigator Peter German's latest report on money laundering in the province, which disclosed that B.C. does not have a single federal RCMP officer dedicated to investigating money laundering. As the BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) continues to call for a public inquiry into organized crime, opioids and mone...

April 04, 2019

Sherwood House Ratification Information Meeting and Vote - BCGEU

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to inform you that we reached a tentative agreement with the Employer on April 3, 2019. Please join us for an information meeting at Sherwood House, where we will provide you with the full details of the negotiated changes, and answer any questions.   DATE:     Wednesday, April 10, 2019TIMES:   10:00 to 12:00 – 3rd Floor Multi-purpose Room               2:00...

April 03, 2019

Sienna Senior Living Inc. (Mayfair Terrace) Notice of election of bargaining ...

Nominations for One Bargaining Committee Chairperson, One Bargaining Committee Member And One Alternate to the Committee are now open. Your collective agreement expires on April 30, 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 Sienna Senior Livi...

April 02, 2019

LifeLabs Steward Teleconference - BCGEU

We will be holding a Shop Stewards ONLY Teleconference (Conference Call). LifeLabs Stewards Teleconference Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:30pm – 7:30 pm Stewards please call in to: 1 (866) 562-0090 - Toll Free, Conference ID: 61916 Please print and post at your worksites. In solidarity, Trish DossettLabour Management Chair for the Union Chad BlackeyBCGEU Staff Representative Download PDF of notice her...

April 01, 2019

Election for Bargaining Committee Members at Salvation Army—Southview Heights...

Election for Bargaining Committee Members Balloting is now underway for the position of Member, Bargaining Committee (three positions). Five candidates are nominated: Shabana Vakil Izabela Stachurski Michelle Picones Loretta Bernabe Marun-Nisha Raihman Mark your ballot clearly for three candidates and place it inside the small brown coin envelope. Any ballot with more or less than three membe...

March 29, 2019

LifeLabs BCGEU Stewards - BCGEU

Please be advised that Maryam Baghalha has been acclaimed as a new steward at the Burnaby Reference Lab. Please join me in congratulating Maryam on her new position. Your Local 403 shop stewards at LifeLabs are:  Maryam Baghalha Burnaby Gina De Guzman Richmond Bruce Bond Burnaby Marcia Alaric Vancouver Janice Morton Burnaby Tammy Henricks Vancouver Arlyn Muling...