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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.


July 27, 2016

All BCGEU Members at Burquitlam Lions Care Centre, Local 403 Re: Closure

The Union will be on site at your workplace on Wednesday, August 3rd at 11am to assist you with any questions you may have about the closure on August 4th. The Employer will be mailing an important document to you after Burquitlam closes. This document is a record of your seniority and you will need this if re-employed by an Employer operating under the Health Services and Support, Facilities ...

July 26, 2016

LifeLabs Members - Bargaining Survey – We Need Your Input!

With the election of a new Bargaining Unit Chair and Committee now complete, we need to hear from you on what you would like to see negotiated into your new Collective Agreement. In order to assist the Committee in prioritizing members' wants and needs, we ask that you spend a few moments filling out the attached Survey Monkey questionnaire - it's quick, easy and confidential. Let the Committe...

July 25, 2016

Nanaimo Seniors Village Bargaining Committee Election

When:      Wednesday August 3rd, 2016 between 1 pm -4 pm Where:     The Dover Room at Nanaimo Seniors Village The Following individuals have agreed to accept their nominations to sit as one of three (3) members of Nanaimo Seniors Village BCGEU Bargaining Committee. Karen Dalton Randi Halliday Edith Eggiman Nicole Dodd Ian Scyrup Because there are more nominees than positions available...

July 18, 2016

Nomination for Local 404 Executive

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Treasurer Recording Secretary For the balance of the three year term. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: August 12, 2016. If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (8-1...

July 12, 2016

Nanaimo Seniors Village Bargaining Committee Election Meeting

  When:      Tuesday July 19, 2016 between 11 am-2 pm Where:     The Dover Room at Nanaimo Seniors Village Members are strongly encouraged to attend a Bargaining Committee election meeting in the Dover Room at Nanaimo Seniors Village on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, between the hours of 11am-2pm. Complimentary pizza and refreshments will be provided for all of those who attend. This will be your ...

July 11, 2016

Local 403 Kopernik Lodge meeting

DATE: July 20, 2016 TIME: Drop in between 2:00pm and 5:00pm PLACE: Champlain Heights Public Library Meeting Room             7110 Kerr St. (behind Champlain Square) This meeting has been organized because you have no stewards at your worksite.  Bring your questions and concerns about your Collective Agreement and workplace issues. BCGEU Staff Representative Fateh Born will be there along wit...

July 11, 2016

LifeLabs Members bargaining committee elected

The union is pleased to advise that the following four individuals have been elected as members of the LifeLabs Bargaining Committee. Congratulations to all! Cam Coady Building: Teresa Christon CIC and Courier Group: Brad Petruic Patient Service Group: Maria Buneta Laboratory Group: Janice Morton These newly elected representatives will join Bargaining Unit Chair Patricia Dossett, a...

July 08, 2016

Region 4 Women's Conference

                                                                Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12. The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...

July 08, 2016

Seniors Advocate releases report on Resident to Resident Aggression

On June 29, the Office of the Seniors Advocate published its report, Resident to Resident Aggression in Residential Care in B.C. As the first systemic review of incidents of this kind, the report took a preliminary look at the number and nature of the incidents, as well as some of the factors that might be leading to them. Among other highlights, the report concludes that there may be a link b...

July 08, 2016

Local 403 Executive/General meeting

DATE: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 TIME: Executive Meeting 6:00pm           Local 403 Member Meeting begins at 6:30 pm PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office – Musqueam Room             Suite 130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver             (Kitty-corner to Renfrew SkyTrain Station) PARKING INFORMATION: We have a large underground parkade you can access from Renfrew or Hebb. If you enter from Renfrew...