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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

October 16, 2023

Sienna-Baltic LTC Common Table - Nominations Open for New Bargaining Committe...

Call for NominationsNominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with Sienna-Baltic at, Cascades Chilliwack and Lake Country. 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 proces...

October 16, 2023

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract - BC General Employees' Uni...

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract  VANCOUVER, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Newly unionized members of the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) working at Atira Women's Resource Society (AWRS) will rally in the Downtown Eastside to demand a fair contract that provides the same rights, protections and compensation as thousands of other community health workers.  AWRS is one ...

October 12, 2023

Nikkei Seniors Bargaining Committee Election - BC General Employees' Union (B...

The nominations have closed and there will be an election for the three bargaining committee members. The candidates are (in random order): Julie Wong Yumiko Turco Satomi Yoneda Pinky Rose Mateo Randy Araki Note that candidates' names will be randomized for each member's ballot, i.e., they may appear in a different order than above. The three highest vote-getting candidates will be elected as...

October 11, 2023

All BCGEU Members at LifeLabs - Elections for Bargaining Committee - BC Gene...

Nominations are now closed for the six positions on the Bargaining Committee.  Thank you to all the nominees for letting their names stand for election.Elected by acclamation:Area 02 – Kelly Jeffs Area 05 & 09 & 11 – Wendy Cummer There will be an election in each of the other four areas. Nominated for election:Area 01 – Janet Hood; Mandy DeFieldsArea 03 - Maryam Baghalha; Simona KnorrAr...

October 11, 2023

C4 - Lifelabs members - Elections for Bargaining Committee - BC General Emplo...

Nominations are now closed for the six positions on the Bargaining Committee. Thank you to all the nominees for letting their names stand for election. Elected by acclamation:Area 02 – Kelly JeffsArea 05 & 09 & 11 – Wendy Cummer  There will be an election in each of the other four areas. Nominated for election:Area 01 – Janet Hood; Mandy DeFieldsArea 03 - Maryam Baghalha; Simona KnorrAr...

October 10, 2023

All BCGEU Members at Retirement Concepts (Well Being Services Ltd.) - Bargain...

Your bargaining committee met with the Employer on September 18th, 19th, Oct 4th and 5th to continue discussions on all outstanding proposals.This week we received the Employer’s initial response to our monetary package and have begun to work through it. We will be meeting with the Employer again on October 10th and 11th and November 2nd and 3rd.Our goal for this round of bargaining is to not o...

October 06, 2023

Winter School 2024 Application - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2024 will be taking place in-person at Harrison Hot Springs Resort! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your...

October 06, 2023

Valleyhaven Retirement Community - Work Site Visit- October 30th at 11:00am ...

Date: October 30th, 2023To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at Valleyhaven Retirement CommunityRe: Work Site Visit- October 30th at 11:00am Where: Staff RoomYour Executive Vice-President, Judy Phipps, and 2nd Representative for Health Services, Suzanne Steffen will be conducting a worksite visit on October 30th starting at 11am. We will be in the Staff Room, at Valleyhaven located on 45450 Menholm Road...

October 03, 2023

All Local 403 BCGEU Members at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital - Steward Electi...

The Union is pleased to announce that following Stewards have been elected at your worksite, Forensic Psychiatric Hospital: Kelli Keegan Clintson Dilag Angela Dallas Dave Morgan Here is an updated list of Stewards at your worksite:  Name Work Location Kirsten Albrighton HSP Forensic Psychiatry Services & Social Workers Diane Philbrook HF Forensic Rehabilitation Mah...

October 03, 2023

Life Labs Bargaining Committee Nominations - REMINDER - BC General Employees'...

 The deadline to return nominations for a position on the Bargaining Committee is:5:00 pm on Thursday, October 5th, 2023  Nominations are now open for the following positions:  Bargaining Committee Member, six positions  Any BCGEU member working at LifeLabs can be nominated, or nominate a member, for each of the six  positions, provided they work in that area.If more than one candid...

September 29, 2023

Elim Christian Care Society - Policy Grievance - Retro pay under Wage Levell...

Your Union has filed a policy grievance and a complaint under the Single Site Transition Framework to address your employer's failure to pay the retroactive amounts of wage levelling. We are committed to protecting your interests and enforcing your collective agreement, and that's why we've initiated the grievance process to address this issue. The letter, sent to the Director of Human Resource...

September 29, 2023

Douglas Care Community, located at 657 Niagara Street, Victoria - Current Li...

Below is a list of all Shop Stewards at Douglas Care Community: Ryan Richard Jennifer Ortiz Kara Cabiles In solidarity,Stacey CampbellStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

September 27, 2023

RainCity Employees have the Right to Refuse Overtime - BC General Employees' ...

More and more workers have been reporting to their shop stewards that they are being forced to work overtime. The collective agreement states that: Article 16.8 – Right to Refuse OvertimeWhen an employee is requested to work overtime on a scheduled workday or on a scheduled day off, the employee may decline to work such overtime. Only in cases of emergency may an employee be required to work ov...

September 26, 2023

AgeCare members - Nominations Now Open for Bargaining Committee - BC General ...

Call for NominationsNominations are now open for a bargaining committee to negotiate renewal of the collective agreement with AgeCare at; Brandt's Creek Mews (Kelowna), Monashee Mews (Lumby), Mount Ida Mews (Salmon Arm), Cariboo Place (Williams Lake). Members elect a bargaining committee to work with the union staff representative and other elected leaders to help ensure their voices are heard ...

September 21, 2023

HSP Stewards - Nominations for One Paid HSP Shop Steward Position - BC Genera...

Nominations are now open for one paid Health Science Professional shop steward for 3 days a week until March 31, 2025. This position was secured during the last round of bargaining and is Employer paid.Duties include: Providing support and advice to other Health Science Professional members. Attending grievance meetings, respectful workplace investigations meetings and hearings Assisting the C...

September 18, 2023

BCGEU Strongly Denounces Hate-Fueled Anti-Trans Attacks - BC General Employee...

Many of you will have heard about rallies planned across the country this week which look to further anti-trans hate speech. The B.C General Employees' Union (BCGEU) vehemently condemns the upcoming wave of hate rallies slated to occur under the misleading banner of #1millionmarch4children on September 20. These rallies represent an alarming assault on the 2SLGBTQI+ community. Our families, chi...

September 15, 2023

Nominations Open for Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society Bargaining ...

Call for Nominations Nominations are now open for a bargaining committee to work with the staff negotiator on a first collective agreement with the employer. Elected bargaining committees help ensure members' voices are heard and their interests protected and advanced through the bargaining process.The bargaining committee has positions for three members. The committee members will select one o...

September 15, 2023

Broadmead Care Society - Current List of Worksite Stewards - BC General Emplo...

Below is a list of all Shop Stewards at Broadmead Care Society: Cristy Ang Jason Baker Sean Ford Donald Hambley Habiba Hassan  Preet Johal Tina LaChance Annie Parohinog Nicole Shaver Julia Sunderland-Baker James Whitehouse Jerry Bandarlipe In solidarity,Stacey CampbellStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP