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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

September 09, 2020

New MOU - Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees - BCGEU

The BCGEU and NTT DATA (ISM Canada) have signed a service seniority portability MOU for ISM employees: Click here to read the new Memorandum of Understanding regarding Service Seniority Portability for ISM Employees An earlier bulletin is found here. UWU/MoveUP

September 09, 2020

Lifelabs - Call for Nominations for Bargaining Committee - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions: Bargaining Committee Member, five positions Any BCGEU member working at LifeLabs can be nominated, or nominate a member, within each of five areas.If more than one candidate is nominated in each area, there will be a ballot in that area. Only members working in that area can vote for their representative on the Bargaining Committee. The cand...

September 04, 2020

A Labour Day Message from Stephanie Smith - BCGEU

The future cannot be predicted, but it can be created.  So far, 2020 has been a year of upheaval and uncertainty and that has many of us questioning what the future will look like for ourselves, our families, and our society. It's also been a year in which working people have shown time and again that we have the power to create a society that is stronger, safer, and more prosperous through sol...

September 02, 2020

BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2020  BCGEU: provincial government must release pandemic pay now Burnaby, B.C. – The BCGEU is calling on the provincial government to either immediately distribute the stipend promised under the B.C. COVID-19 Temporary Pandemic Pay (TPP) program or provide a firm date when workers will get the long-awaited funds."Thousands of our members and other workers acros...

August 28, 2020

SLIZEK INVESTMENTS INC. (AdvoCare Health Services) - Bargaining Committee Nom...

The nominations for the vacant bargaining committee position are now closed. We received one nomination. Please join me in congratulating Laurie Johnson. Laurie will join Rick Bowen, the chair, and Marie Hart as your bargaining committee members in representing you at the bargaining table to renew your collective agreement. The committee will be meeting in the near future to prepare for bargain...

August 25, 2020

Pandemic pay delay - BCGEU

Since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic in March your union has been working hard to navigate the complex and ever-shifting landscape this crisis presents in order to protect members' livelihoods and help ensure your safety at work.Pandemic pay has been a key focus of that work, and the BCGEU pushed hard to expand our province's pandemic pay program to cover the ...

August 25, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BCGEU

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2020 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. 2020 Scholarship Winners List (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: 1. One job should be enough! How does precarious work impact workers and why is decent work so important? 2. W...

August 24, 2020

Reminder: Your participation needed in classification redesign survey - BCGEU

This is a reminder to please take the HSPBA classification redesign survey here: HSPBA Appendix A Survey  As part of the 2019-2022 collective agreement, a joint working group of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and Health Employers' Association of BC (HEABC) was established to continue the work of modernizing the HSPBA classification system to address anomalies an...

August 21, 2020

BCGEU members play critical role in province’s new pandemic enforcement measu...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 21, 2020 BCGEU members play critical role in province's new pandemic enforcement measures Once again, members of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) are playing a critical role in the province's response to COVID-19. Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced this morning that compliance and enforcement staff from pr...

August 19, 2020

Mayfair (Sienna/Royale West Coast LP) - Bargaining status - BCGEU

The bargaining committee shares your frustration on the delay in bargaining. Although some of the delay is due to the pandemic, the reality is that our Employer is not communicating with your union. As a result, your union has formally notified Sienna that if they do not contact us by September 21, 2020 and arrange bargaining dates that occur no later than October 9, 2020, an application allegi...

August 17, 2020

Nomination for Local 412 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: 1st Vice Chair Treasurer The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: September 17, 2020 If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (8-1/2 x 11, black and whit...

August 17, 2020

Your participation needed: classification redesign of HSPBA collective agreem...

Your participation needed: classification redesign of HSPBA collective agreement  As part of the 2019-2022 collective agreement, a joint working group of the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) and Health Employers' Association of BC (HEABC) was established to continue the work of modernizing the HSPBA classification system to address anomalies and regularize a number of...

August 13, 2020

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L J Christmas Manor) Bargaining Committee ...

  Bargaining Committee Elected   Please join me in welcoming Betty Shier who has been elected by acclamation to complete your bargaining committee. She joins Minna Roemer who was previously acclaimed.   Next Steps   After Labour Day, your bargaining committee, along with the assigned BCGEU staff representative, will prepare for negotiations with your Employer. This will include training in the ...

August 13, 2020

Slizek Investments Inc. (dba AdvoCare Health Services) - Nomination for Barga...

Call for Nominations Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have to open up nominations for one bargaining committee member. The nominations will be open for 14 days. If you would like to serve on the committee or you know a member that you think would be a good person to represent you and your co-workers, please fill out the nomination form provided. Once you have filled out the form, please foll...

August 12, 2020

Sienna-Baltic (Cascades) Inc. - Bargaining committee election results - BCGEU

We would like to thank all the candidates for their participation and interest in representing their workplace in our upcoming round of bargaining. Congratulations to the following members who have been elected and will form the Bargaining Committee at Sienna-Baltic (Cascades) Inc. Kelsey Sukkau Tanya JonesCheri McGowan Your committee will be meeting soon to review issues and develop proposals...