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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

December 20, 2021

Notice of Strike Vote at HCN-Revera Lessee (Sunwood) - BC General Employees' ...

Bargaining Update As you know from our recent bargaining update bulletin, Revera refuses to agree to the fair wages, benefits, vacation, paid holidays and other monetary and non-monetary conditions of employment that you are demanding.  We know you are united behind your bargaining committee, and prepared and motivated to do what it takes to get a fair deal. Your bargaining committee strongly e...

December 16, 2021

All BCGEU Members at AgeCare - Bargaining Bulletin #2: Negotiations Continue ...

After initial bargaining sessions in late-November, the parties continued negotiations on two days in December—most recently on December 15th. In addition to the housekeeping proposals agreed in November, the parties have also signed off on eight additional non-monetary proposals covering a range of topics.Additional bargaining dates are set for January 11th, 25th and 26th, and February 2nd and...

December 16, 2021

Liquor Distribution Branch – Delta Warehouse - Steward Election Results - BC...

Please be advised that members below have been elected as stewards as follows:DAYS AFTERNOONS  GRAVEYARDSTyson McKrae Orson Choy Randy GillDavid Kirkwood Keith Stone Craig ScottCarlton Edwards Harbinder Singh Gil Patrick MesaJagdip Bariana Andrew Anderson Abby CabansagWe would like to thank everyone who participated in the process.Congratulations and welcome.In solidarityKeith Stone Erik Hoibak...

December 16, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Rosemary Heights Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee ...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.  I...

December 16, 2021

Burquitlam Senior Housing Society (L.J. Christmas Manor)- Bargaining Bulletin...

Your bargaining committee for L.J. Christmas Manor and employer have so far met for five days to negotiate renewal of your collective agreement, including most recently on two days last week. We are pleased to report that negotiations on non-monetary proposals have essentially concluded, with only a single proposal outstanding. The parties will meet next on February 1, 2022 to table monetary pr...

December 16, 2021

All BCGEU members at Comox Valley Seniors Village and Casa Loma Seniors Villa...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day—Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.  I...

December 16, 2021

Well-Being -WRSV- Bargaining Committee nominations close soon - BC General Em...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website. In...

December 16, 2021

Well-Being -RCC - Bargaining Committee nominations close soon - BC General Em...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website. In...

December 16, 2021

The Wellesley of Victoria - Bargaining Committee Nominations Close Soon - BC ...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.   ...

December 16, 2021

Nanaimo Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee nominations close soon - BC Ge...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.  I...

December 16, 2021

Peace Portal Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominations Close Soon - ...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.   ...

December 16, 2021

Guildford Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee Nominations Close Soon - BC ...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website.   ...

December 16, 2021

Auburn Seniors Village - Bargaining Committee nominations close soon - BC Gen...

This is a reminder that nominations for your bargaining committee close on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 5:00 pm. The deadline for nominees to submit candidate information is the following day-Friday, December 24, 2021, at 5:00 pm. A previous bulletin with additional information on the role of bargaining committee members and a link to the nomination form is available on the BCGEU website. In...

December 15, 2021

Kopernik Lodge - Steward Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

We are pleased to announce Rina Lopez, Justyna Walczak and Ramandeep Kaur have been elected for the position of Shop Steward at Kopernik Lodge. Please join us in welcoming Rina, Justyna and Ramandeep in their role as worksite Shop Steward. Thank you to all those that participated in the process.  In solidarityMahen RamdharryLocal 403 Chairperson/ VP Component 4 Jacqueline (Jackie) McGuireStaff ...

December 14, 2021

Elim Christian Care Society - Bargaining Update 1 - BC General Employees' Uni...

Friends, The Bargaining Committee met with the Employer on December 10, 2021 and continued talks with our employer in hopes of renewing our collective agreement. Although we have made some progress on a number of non-monetary items, we have yet to have meaningful exchanges in regards to monetary items. We are scheduled to meet with the Employer again on January 5, 7, 10, and 11 in the new year ...

December 10, 2021

HCN-Revera Lessee (Sunwood) - Bargaining Bulletin #3: Negotiations Stalled - ...

Since we last provided an update in early November, your bargaining committee for Sunwood and the Employer have met in bargaining for one and one-half additional days. This means the parties have so far spent a total of four and one-half days attempting to negotiate your first collective agreement. The Employer is unwilling to meet the clear mandate you gave us to make meaningful gains in wage...

December 10, 2021

Vantage Living – Kiwanis Manor - Steward Results - BC General Employees' Unio...

We are pleased to announce Chleo- Rhoda Soriano and Luz Dionela have been acclaimed for the position of Shop Steward at Vantage Living. Please join us in welcoming Chleo-Rhoda and Luz in their role as worksite Shop Steward. Thank you to all those that participated in the process.  In solidarityMahen RamdharryLocal 403 Chairperson/ VP Component 4 Jacqueline (Jackie) McGuireStaff RepresentativeDo...

December 09, 2021

Update on Bargaining for The Salvation Army Harbour Light - BC General Employ...

The bargaining committee completed mediation with the employer on Tuesday, December 7. This mediation did not result in an agreement. As we have been unable to reach a deal, we will now begin the process of negotiating essential service levels with the employer. We will be trying in early January to set dates for these negotiations. Your initial strike vote remains valid and has been preserved ...

December 08, 2021

Renfrew Care (Well Being Services) - Call for Nominations of Shop Steward - B...

One Shop Steward and One Alternate Steward Nominations for Shop Steward are re-opened at your worksite.This is an opportunity to be a workplace leader. If you would like to become a Shop Steward for your worksite please complete a nomination form and submit it to the BCGEU before the close of nominations. The union provides training and you will be supported in your new role! Nominations will c...

December 08, 2021

BCGEU Members at Britannia Lodge (Arvand Investments) - Call for Nominations ...

Call for Nominations of Shop Steward: One Steward and one Alternate Steward (Facilities Subsector) One Steward and one Alternate Steward (Nurses Bargaining Agreement) Nominations for Shop Steward are re-opened at your worksite.This is an opportunity to be a workplace leader. If you would like to become a Shop Steward for your worksite please complete a nomination form and submit it to the BCG...

December 08, 2021

Provincial Health Services Authority -BC Emergency Health ...

We are pleased to announce Gavin Gill and Sylvester Chiang have been acclaimed for the position of Shop Steward at BC Emergency Health Services –Logistics (Delesalle) Please join us in welcoming Gavin and Sylvester in their role as worksite Shop Steward Thank you to all those that participated in the process.  In solidarity Mahen RamdharryLocal 403 Chairperson/ VP Component 4 Jacqueline (Jackie...

December 02, 2021

The Salvation Army - Harbour Light - Update on mediation - BC General Employe...

Your bargaining committee spent a difficult day in caucus and with the mediator yesterday, November 29. The committee has heard that members are frustrated with bargaining, frustrated with your employer, and frustrated about the uncertainty of job action. We hear your concerns, and are focusing on getting the most out of our remaining time in mediation in order to move forward. We will be meeti...

December 01, 2021

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Information Security Officer (ISO) - BC Ge...

Information Security Officer (ISO)(Excluded Position) CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST November, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 83,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced information security professional who wants to join a...