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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

May 27, 2022

Aster Joint Venture Limited Partnership dba AgeCare - Ratification informatio...

Thanks for your patience as we've worked to schedule our ratification information meetings and vote for the renewed collective agreement. While we're still working to finalize these plans, we want to give you advance notice of the tentative plan we hope to confirm by Wednesday of next week. Ratification Document We will send another bulletin next week with a link to the ratification document. W...

May 27, 2022

BCGEU Members at Harbour Light ARC Bargaining to Resume June 27 - BC General ...

  This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you.这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰੋ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo We are pleased to advise that bargaining will resume on June 27, to continue June 28 and June 29. Your Union will present the Employ...

May 26, 2022

Salvation Army Southview Heights and Terrace Bargaining Committee Elections -...

The nomination/election process is now completed for the Southview Heights and Terrace Bargaining Committee.  The following members have been acclaimed: Shabana Vakil Izabela Stachurski Loretta Bernabe  Congratulations to the successful candidates! Preparations for negotiations will commence soon. In solidarity,  Angela Mahlmann, Staff Representative, Negotiations Download PDF of notice here ...

May 24, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Valleyhaven Retirement Community Ltd. Nominations for Ba...

  Your collective agreement expires August 31, 2022. A bargaining committee is required to negotiate a new collective agreement. Nominations are now open for three positions on the Bargaining Committee: Bargaining Committee Chairperson; Two bargaining committee positions; One alternate to the bargaining committee The Bargaining Committee Chairperson represents all members at Valleyhaven Retir...

May 20, 2022

HCN Revera Lessee (Whitecliff) - Tentative Settlement for the Renewal of Your...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that we have reached a tentative settlement for the renewal of your collective agreement. Highlights: Levelled wages will be maintained until new wage rates are negotiated or a strike or lockout occurs Wage levelled members will receive a 2.5% ratification payment for all hours worked including paid vacation and statutory holidays from January ...

May 19, 2022

Aster Joint Venture Limited Partnership dba AgeCare - Tentative Agreement Rea...

We are pleased to report that your BCGEU bargaining committee and AgeCare reached a tentative settlement of a renewed collective agreement today. This agreement contains major gains for members-all because of your strength and solidarity!Tentative Agreement HighlightsHighlights of the agreement include: Term ending December 31, 2023, unless the government ends wage levelling. If the governmen...

May 18, 2022

All BCGEU Members at HCN – Revera Lessee (Parkwood Manor) LP Nominations...

  *** PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD ***   Nominations are now open for three (3) steward positions in Local 403 at your worksite located at1142 Dufferin St., Coquitlam, BC Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are: Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers ...

May 18, 2022

Employer picks up the pace at facilities bargaining table - BC General Employ...

After three months of negotiations during which the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) tabled more than 100 bargaining demands, the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) has finally provided initial responses to the majority of the FBA's bargaining package.Last week, talks continued to focus on retention and recruitment, scheduling and rotations, workload, shop steward sup...

May 18, 2022

All BCGEU Members in the Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) Telephone To...

  BCGEU is hosting a telephone town hall on facilities bargaining on Thursday, May 19th, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Saving Time.As a member working under the Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) collective agreement, we're inviting you to join.On May 19th, you will receive a call at the number we have on file for you – just stay on the line to participate. You'll be put str...

May 17, 2022

Piccadilly and Cerwydden Bargaining Update – Zoom Meeting Details - BC Gener...

There will be a zoom meeting to discuss bargaining and other questions in light of the recent announcement of the recontracting of the work that both Pro Vita and West Cana provide to the facilities of Piccadilly and Cerwydden. Please bring your questions and we'll make every effort to provide answers during the meeting. DATE: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 TIME: 3:00PM to 4:00PM If you haven't receiv...

May 12, 2022

Urgent information on job action at Harbour Light - BC General Employees' Uni...

There will be a 72-hour overtime ban from 15:46 hours (3:46 pm) Thursday, May 12 to 15:46 hours (3:46 pm) Sunday, May 15, 2022. You must participate in the overtime ban. If you knowingly work overtime during the overtime ban that will be considered to be crossing the picket line. You must refuse to work any overtime during the period that the ban is in place.This is the first step in job action...

May 12, 2022

Membership of Piccadilly and Cerwydden represented by the B.C. GENERAL EMPLOY...

There will be a zoom meeting to discuss bargaining and other questions in light of the recent announcement of the recontracting of the work that both Pro Vita and West Cana provide to the facilities of Piccadilly and Cerwydden. Please bring your questions and we'll make every effort to provide answers during the meeting. DATE: Wednesday, May 18, 2022TIME: 3:00PM to 4:00PMZOOM Details will follo...

May 10, 2022

HSPBA Bargaining update - Third round of discussions now underway - BC Genera...

The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) resumed talks last week with the Health Employers' Association of BC (HEABC). Discussions are scheduled to continue next week. Negotiations are currently focussed on non-monetary matters, but during the last round of talks ending April 14, HSPBA proposed wage increases needed to make meaningful improvements to professional shortage...

May 10, 2022

All BCGEU Members at AgeCare - Bargaining Bulletin #5: Negotiations Back on T...

  Our prior bulletin talked about how the parties were very close to an agreement in late-February/early-March. Unexpectedly, AgeCare delayed responding to the Union's settlement package and wanted to change the bargaining process. The Union then began to consider its options to pressure AgeCare to reach an agreeable settlement.We are pleased to report that negotiations have since gotten back o...

May 09, 2022

Harbour Light ARC - 72-HOUR OVERTIME BAN AS 3:39 PM, THURSDAY, MAY 12 - BC Ge...

  This is an important notice. Please consider having someone translate it for you.这是一份重要通知。请考虑请人为您翻译。ਇਹ ਇਕ ਜ਼ਰੂਰੀ ਸੂਚਨਾ ਹੈ। ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਕਿਸੇ ਤੋਂ ਇਸ ਦਾ ਅਨੁਵਾਦ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਕਰੋ।Ito ay isang mahalagang paunawa. Mangyaring pag-isipang ipa-translate ito para sa iyo  There will be a 72-hour overtime ban from 1539 hours (3:39 pm) Thursday, May 12 to 1539 hours (3:39 pm) Sunday, May 15, 2022.  We r...

May 09, 2022

All BCGEU Members at Vantage Living Inc. - Bargaining Bulletin #1: Reporting ...

Your bargaining committee and employer held an initial bargaining session April 7 and 8, 2022. We are pleased to report progress-negotiations on non-monetary proposals have essentially concluded, with only a small number of items outstanding. The Union tabled its package of monetary proposals on the afternoon of April 8th.  We are awaiting Vantage's availability for May and June to continue mon...

May 09, 2022

BCGEU sues Vancity over pension dispute - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

(Burnaby) - On April 27, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) filed a Notice of Civil Claim in B.C. Supreme Court against Vancity Credit Union over the financial institution's unilateral decision to deny BCGEU members a jointly-trusteed, defined benefit pension plan that they had agreed to establish. "Filing a lawsuit against an employer is an extraordinary step for any union to take, and ...