To ensure continuity of service during the COVID-19 pandemic, all BCGEU offices are closed and staff are working remotely to assist members.
We recommend that you email the appropriate office if you require assistance.
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.
As you may be aware, on November 28, 2016, the Globe and Mail reported that Anbang Insurance Group Co., Ltd., China’s second largest insurer, launched a bid to purchase Canadian-owned and operated Retirement Concepts. Retirement Concepts operates 24 assisted living and residential care facilities in Canada, mostly in B.C.
Questions have been raised about the immediate implications for the 850...
1. No funds or assistance in kind will be contributed from the Union, Components, Locals or Cross Component Committees other than that specified in the guidelines. There will be no Component hospitality suites during Convention.
2. Declared candidates will have an opportunity to have a picture and a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words in a special election issue of The Provincial....
NOTICE of ELECTION
BARGAINING COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON
Nominations are open for the position of bargaining committee chairperson. No previous experience in negotiations is required to be the Chairperson of the Bargaining Committee, but you must have a signed membership application card on file with the Union in order to run or vote in an election. As the Bargaining Committee Chairperson you wi...
NOTICE of ELECTION
BARGAINING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Nominations are open for the position of bargaining committee member. Two positions are open. 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 order to run or vote in an election. As a bargaining committee member you w...
Your Bargaining Committee met with your Employer representatives on November 14th, 29th, and 30th, 2016.
At our first meeting on November 14th, the Union's committee tabled our entire package of bargaining proposals for a first collective agreement.
We have since made significant progress on non-monetary items. Due to unanticipated circumstances, our bargaining dates on December 12th and 13t...
To: All BCGEU Members at Sherwood House
Re: Your Bargaining Committee
Further to the close of nominations, we are pleased to inform you that the following members have been acclaimed to serve on your Bargaining Committee:
Karen Simmons, Chairperson
Many thanks to Karen, Ashley and Annette for stepping up to fill these vital roles.
Immediate Release December 15, 2016
Toronto – The federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos has been highly anticipated over the past few days. Groups expressed its support to the announcement but notes their expectation for additional federal work needed to fully achieve protection from asbestos for all Canadians.
Your Bargaining Committee resumed collective agreement negotiations with your employer during the week of December 5th. Talks were respectful, and your committee is pleased to report that significant progress was made on a number of non-monetary proposals.
New updated Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) language will now form part of the LifeLabs collective agreement. Of particular importance...