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 12, 2018

BCGEU and B.C. Government to begin bargaining new contract for members in the...

The BCGEU has accepted an offer from the B.C. Government to begin negotiations aimed at concluding a new collective agreement with members in the B.C. public service. The existing contract between the BCGEU and the B.C. Government expires on March 31, 2019. It covers roughly 27,000 employees in the public service around the province. "We're pleased to begin the bargaining process now," said BCG...

April 10, 2018

April 12th Jersey Day - BCGEU

Staff and the Senior Leadership at the BCGEU will be wearing their jerseys to show support and respect for the Humboldt Broncos on Thursday, April 12 2018. We hope you do too!   UWU/MoveUP

April 09, 2018

‘Honeymoon phase is over’ at Okanagan Correctional Centre - BCGEU

"The honeymoon phase is over." That's the sentiment of Dean Purdy, head of the B.C. Government Employees Union's corrections division, but it appears to apply beyond staff at the Okanagan Correctional Centre. Official complaints filed by inmates against the jail nearly doubles that of any other jail in the province.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 06, 2018

Local 404 Members at Auburn Seniors Village - BCGEU

With Raymond Matte acclaimed as a member of your new BCGEU bargaining committee, there is still one spot left to be filled before we can hit the negotiating table with your employer to renew your recently expired collective agreement.  Serving as a committee member is an important role to take on. Its rewarding, challenging work that comes with training and paid union leave.  We just need one m...

April 04, 2018

BCGEU welcomes 75 new members in seniors’ care delivery - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between two seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, 2018 Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU already represents over 400 workers.  "Broadmead Care Society is a n...

April 03, 2018

Collective Agreement Ratification Results for Members at Lake Country Lodge L...

Your Bargaining Committee is pleased to announce that the members have voted in favour of ratifying the new Collective Agreement. Please join us in thanking your hardworking, dedicated Bargaining Committee.     In Solidarity, Brigitta Switalski, Bargaining ChairpersonJaneesa Wynter, Bargaining Committee MemberKelly Vreeswijk, Bargaining Committee MemberCathy Seagris, Staff Representative Downlo...

March 29, 2018

BCGEU brings 15 recommendations to labour code review panel, calls for fairne...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) president Stephanie Smith meets today in Surrey with a special government panel reviewing B.C.'s labour laws to call for changes that reflect the needs and interests of B.C. workers. Representing over 75,000 workers from nearly every economic sector in B.C., the recommendations in the union's submission to the panel are based on three theme...

March 29, 2018

Local 401 Local Executive Announcement - BCGEU

  Further to our call for nominations for Local 401 Executive, we are pleased to announce the following: • Susanne Francoeur, Chairperson • Jordie Allen-Newman, First-Vice Chairperson • Richard Ziemianski, Second-Vice Chairperson • Ryan Richard, Recording Secretary • Joel Blanco, Treasurer • Lillian Noullet, Member at Large • Conor Bergevin, Member at Large Congratulations to new and returning ...

March 27, 2018

Members Ratify Collective Agreement at Pacifica Retirement Residence - BCGEU

I am pleased to advise you that the tentative renewal collective agreement was ratified by members working at The Royal Pacifica Resort Retirement Living by a strong majority vote in favour!The next steps are to have a draft agreement produced and proofed by the bargaining committee and the employer, after which signing copies will be produced. Once the agreement has been signed copies will be ...

March 23, 2018

Local 402 Well-Being Seniors' Village - Nomination Close and Election of Barg...

The result of the March 14, 2018 meeting wherein the agenda items had closed nominations for your bargaining committee members and opened the election process for the membership at Well-Being Seniors' Services (CVSV) Ltd. in order to determine your bargaining committee. Update on Nominations Received: The additional added position by your Component Executive of a 4th Bargaining Committee member...