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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

August 10, 2023

L404 - Whitecliff Retirement Residence - Work Site Visit - BC General Employ...

To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at Whitecliff Retirement Residence Re: Work Site Visit - August 30th at 11:00am Where: BCGEU RV will be parked in front of the building Your Local 404 Executive will be conducting a worksite visit on August 30th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Look for the BCGEU RV parked out front of the Whitecliff Retirement Residence building located on 15501 16th Ave, Surrey.Please come ...

August 09, 2023

L404 - Zion Park Manor - Worksite Visit - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at Zion Park Re: Worksite VisitYour Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 24th, 2023, from 9:30am – 12:00pm, at 5939 180 Street, Surrey in the Conference Room.Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.In Solidarity,Aiden Feizi, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 09, 2023

L404 - Maple Ridge Wellness Centre - Worksite Visit - BC General Employees' ...

To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at the Maple Ridge Wellness Centre Re: Worksite VisitYour Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 22nd, 2023, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, at #121- 11900 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, in the Conference Room.Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.In Solidarity,Aiden Feizi, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF notic...

August 09, 2023

L404 - Fraser East Rapid Access and Addiction Program - Worksite Visit - BC G...

To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at Fraser East Rapid Access and Addiction Program Re: Worksite VisitYour Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 21st, 2023, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm, at 45600 Menholm Road, Chilliwack, on the 1st floor, Conference Room.Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.In Solidarity,Aiden Feizi, Staff Representati...

August 09, 2023

Fraser Health – Home Health Worksite Visit - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 24th, 2023, from 1:30pm – 3:30pm, at 15476 Vine Avenue, White Rock in Meeting Room 1&2 located in the PAH Basement. Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.   In Solidarity, Aiden Feizi, Staff Representative Download PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

August 09, 2023

Mission Public Health - Worksite Visit - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 23rd, 2023, from 9:30am – 12:00pm, at 7298 Hurd St, Mission in the Hatzic Meeting Room. Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.   In Solidarity, Aiden Feizi, Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 09, 2023

Maple Ridge Treatment Centre - Worksite Visit - BC General Employees' Union (...

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 22nd, 2023, from 9:30am – 11:30am, at 22269 Callinghan Ave, Maple Ridge, in the Resource Room. Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then.   In Solidarity, Aiden Feizi, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here  UWU/MoveUP

August 09, 2023

Chilliwack Public Health - Chilliwack Public Health - BC General Employees' U...

Your Local 404 Chairperson Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 21st, 2023, from 9:30am – 11:30am, at 45470 Menholm Place, Chilliwack, in the Multi- Purpose Room. Please come by to say "Hello." Looking forward to seeing you then. In Solidarity, Aiden Feizi, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

August 08, 2023

L404 - Sunwood Retirement Residence - Work Site Visit - August 13 - BC Genera...

Your Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 13th from 9:30am to 11:30am. We will be in the private dining room, at Sunwood Retirement Residence at 12241 224th Street, Maple RidgePlease come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then. Receive a Union orientation if you have not had one Fill out a membership card and verify your contact ...

August 04, 2023

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital - Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' U...

The Union is looking for three (3) shop stewards at Forensic Psychiatric Hospital.As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term.The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm on Thursday, August 17, 2023. What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employee...

August 02, 2023

Data breach health care service websites - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As you may be aware, on July 13, 2023, provincial health services managed by the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) was the victim of a cyber-attack. The services impacted include Health Match BC (HMBC), the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry and the Locums for Rural BC program.  Information was taken from the system by the attackers, including personal information. HEABC...

August 01, 2023

Pain BC Society Steward Nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The Union is looking for 2 shop stewards at Pain BC Society. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. What do stewards do?  Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employees sign union membe...

August 01, 2023

Work Site Visit at Cascade Lodge & Manor - August 16th at 9:30am - BC Genera...

Date:     August 16th, 2023To:         Local 404 BCGEU Members at Cascade Lodge & ManorRe:         Work Site Visit - August 16th at 9:30am   Where:   Lunchroom                                                Your Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 16th at 9:30am to 1:00pm. We will be in the Lunchroom, at Cascade Lodge & Manor at 45586 McInt...

July 28, 2023

404 members at Pacifica Retirement Residence - Ratification vote - BC General...

RATIFICATION VOTE TO BE REDONE Due to technical issues and low voter turnout for the ratification vote held on July 26th and 27th your union has decided to redo the vote to ensure that all members who wish to cast a vote will have the opportunity to do so. An online vote is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. Friday, August 4, 2023 to 12:30 p.m. Monday, August 7, 2023. Your bargaining committee is recomm...

July 27, 2023

401 members at Sherwood House - Member-to-Member site visit, August 16, 2023 ...

Please join Local 401 Chairperson, Richard Ziemianski, and BCGEU Staff Representative, Stacey Campbell, who will be hosting a Member-to-Member site visit. This is your opportunity to meet with your elected representative and to ask questions. DATE:         August 16, 2023TIME:         2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.PLACE:     Sherwood House, 3rd floor meeting room                  280 Government Street, Dun...

July 25, 2023

Auburn Seniors Residence - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Re:           Worksite visit - August 15th at 1:30 p.m. Where:    StaffroomYour Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 15th from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. We will be in the staffroom, at Auburn Seniors Residence at 8531 Young Rd, Chilliwack.Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.  Receive a union orientation if you have no...

July 25, 2023

Local 404 Chartwell Willow Retirement Community - Worksite Visit August 13th

Your Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 13th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. We will be in the Lunchroom Room, at Chartwell Willow Retirement Community at 12275 224th St, Maple Ridge. Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then. Receive a Union orientation if you have not had one Fill out a membership card and verify your contact...

July 25, 2023

Acclamation for Local 404 Executive - Treasurer - BC General Employees' Union...

The following member has been acclaimed for the position of Treasurer on the Local 404 Executive: Prabhjot BhagharOn behalf of the Local 404 we congratulate you on your acclamation and welcome you to the Local 404 Executive.Congratulations Prabhjot!In Solidarity,Kaja Ryzner Roshni Singh Staff Representative Local 404 ChairpersonDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

July 25, 2023

Local 404 Peace Portal Seniors Village - Worksite Visit August 14th

Your Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 14th at 9:30am to 12pm. We will be in the Downstairs Boardroom, at Peace Portal Seniors Village at 15441 16th Avenue, Surrey. Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then. Receive a Union orientation if you have not had one Fill out a membership card and verify your contact informat...

July 25, 2023

White Rock Seniors Village - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Worksite visit- August 14th at 1:30 p.m. Where:   Staff RoomYour Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 14th at 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. We will be in the Staff Room, at White Rock Seniors Village at 1183 Maple Street, White Rock. Please come by to say "Hello." We look forward to seeing you all then.  Receive a union orientation if you have not had one F...

July 25, 2023

Chartwell Lynwood Retirement Residence - Work Site Visit - August 16th at ...

Date: August 16th, 2023  To: Local 404 BCGEU Members at Chartwell Lynwood Retirement Residence Re: Work Site Visit - August 16th at 1:00pm  Where: Multipurpose Room Your Local 404, Chairperson, Roshni Singh will be conducting a worksite visit on August 16th at 1:00pm to 3:30pm. We will be in the Multipurpose Room, at Lynwood Retirement Residence at 9168 Corbould Street, Chilliwack.Please come ...

July 25, 2023

BCGEU condemns City of Vancouver’s decision to allow Yaletown OPS to close - ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 25, 2023BCGEU condemns City of Vancouver's decision to allow Yaletown OPS to close BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The City of Vancouver's decision last week to allow the lease at Thomus Donaghy Overdose Prevention Site (OPS) in Yaletown to expire in March 2024 will put lives at risk at a time when harm reduction services are needed more than ever. "We are i...

July 24, 2023

Members at Sienna Senior Living Inc. (Mayfair Terrace) - Ratification Vote Re...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to advise that the tentative agreement was ratified on July 14, 2023 with a vote that was 90% in favour.The next steps are for a draft collective agreement to be produced and proofed by the bargaining committee, union and the employer. When the agreement has been signed by the parties, copies will be distributed to all members.I would like to take this oppor...

July 19, 2023

Survey Results: Your Psychological Health & Safety at Work

This spring we surveyed our component (Health Services) about members' psychological health and safety at work. Nearly 3,000 members responded and here is what you said:  When it comes to experiencing stress in the workplace, our component reported big problems with lack of recognition and physical violence. a) Only 26.7% feel they are fully recognized and appreciated by management.  b) 30.8...

July 19, 2023

The Tranquille Occupation: 40 year anniversary - BC General Employees' Union...

Statement from BCGEU President Stephanie Smith   Forty years after the dramatic worker occupation of the Tranquille Institution, its impact is still as meaningful and significant as it was then. It's a story of courage and a story of collective action.  Worker power cannot be understated: the historic 22-day occupation of Tranquille is a major piece of labour history that was made by working-cl...

July 18, 2023

Salvation Army - Harbour Light ARC - Shelter workers, have your say in bargai...

In this round of negotiations, our Bargaining Committee wants to ensure they are representing members in all departments. They've asked us to meet with shelter workers to find out what you want them to focus on at the table with our employer. Other departments are having similar meetings to bring their issues forward. Members of your Contract Action Team will be holding four zoom meetings to ge...

July 13, 2023

Remembering a B.C. Wildfire member - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

It is with heavy hearts that our union mourns the loss of one of our BCGEU family who lost her life today fighting a wildfire outside of Revelstoke. Our hearts and thoughts go out to her family and community, both at home and in the BC Wildfire Service. B.C. wildland firefighters are renowned for their teamwork and incredible service to our communities. Each and every one is committed to ensuri...