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COMPONENT 8 - COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES

Component 8 includes members who provide health services in our communities.

They work in home support, drug and alcohol treatment centres, adult day care, detox and emergency shelters, women's clinics, services to seniors, mental health group homes, regional health units and other community-based health services.

NEWS & UPDATES

CLC Winter School 2022 - BCGEU

Winter School 2022 will be taking place in-person! We are so excited that our communities will be able to come together, to learn and discuss with peers and colleagues at the upcoming Winter School. As we continue to work with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) on updating you with further details, please complete your registration application form to express your interest in attending. Please ...

Public Service Main and Component Bargaining Proposals for the 19th Public Se...

Preparations for the 19th Public Service negotiations are already commencing. Therefore, we are calling for locals to meet and prepare draft proposals and resolutions for submission to their respective components. They are to be forwarded to the Component Executives in order for proposals and resolutions to be vetted and allocated to either the Public Service Main or Component tables. The deadl...

Convention 2021 wrap-up – a new executive and a new name. - BCGEU

Our union’s 2021 Constitution Convention has come to a close. Over the course of convention, members passed resolutions determining the direction of our union over the next three years and elected our union’s executive officers for the same period. Be on the lookout for a more thorough wrap up of convention in the next issue of The Provincial magazine. ElectionsCongratulations to our new BCGEU ...

October 14, 2021

CBI Health Group - Upcoming Bargaining Dates - BCGEU

Friends, The Union has completed our proposal package for the upcoming negotiations with our employer. We have exchanged bargaining proposal packages with the Employer today, October 14th and have additional bargaining dates on October 25th and 26th in hopes of reaching a tentative agreement. The pandemic, the transition of the majority of work to the health authority, and the uncertainty of CB...

October 14, 2021

BC Parks OHS Reps, September 22 meeting follow-up - BCGEU

You’re receiving this email as an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) member representative within BC Parks. Please forward this email to other BC Parks worker OHS reps that did not receive it, and let them know they can update their contact information with the BCGEU here.A big thanks to all who joined our September 22 meeting of BC Parks OHS worker reps. We had a very good turnout, and there...

October 13, 2021

Finance Support Staff (Regular) - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICEINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGOctober 13, 2021 POSITION: FINANCE SUPPORT STAFF (Regular) GRADE: LEVEL 6 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) requires a full-time regular support staff to work in the Finance Department. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Will be required to perform a variety of duties within the Finance Department. Such duties may include...

October 12, 2021

Secretary (Purchasing Assistant) - LEVEL 5 - Facilities Department - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGOctober 12, 2021   POSITION: SECRETARY (PURCHASING ASSISTANT) GRADE: LEVEL 5 - MoveUP AGREEMENT The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a Purchasing Assistant to work with the Procurement Officer. This position will report to the Coordinator of Finance. Effective date: As soon as possible. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction o...

October 12, 2021

Junior Internal Auditor - Excluded Position - BCGEU

JUNIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR(Excluded Position) Call for Expressions of Interest October 12, 2021   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia. We represent over 80,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires a highly motivated, results oriented individual to fill the position of ju...

October 12, 2021

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2022 - BCGEU

Each year, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) offers input into next year's provincial budget by making recommendations in a written submission to the B.C. government's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. These recommendations reflect the voice of our union's 80,000 members, based on direct input from the BCGEU's senior elected leadership.Last week, our union pr...

October 08, 2021

SECRETARY LEVEL 3 - Advocacy Department (Temporary) - BCGEU

BCGEU HEADQUARTERS OFFICE  INTERNAL POSTING October 8, 2021     POSITION: SECRETARY – ADVOCACY (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 - MoveUP AGREEMENT A secretary is required to perform secretarial and word processing functions for staff representatives as required in Advocacy. Term of assignment is up to 9 months or return of incumbent. DUTIES: Will include processing a variety of documents on a person...

October 07, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Lookout - Sick Leave Transition and Payout - BCGEU

On March 1, 2021 your Union communicated the Employer's decision to end their current sick leave program and revert to the sick leave provisions of the collective agreement. You can view that communication [here]. We have been in ongoing discussions with the Employer on creating a transition agreement that we hope will ensure that our members have a representative bank of sick leave hours effec...

October 06, 2021

All Component 8 BCGEU Members - Vaccine mandates at work - BCGEU

In August, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) announced an order requiring that all workers in long term care and assisted living provide proof of full vaccination by Tuesday, October 26th. On October 4th, the PHO posted amendments to the order including information about the process for accommodations and exemptions as well as consequences for workers who remain unvaccinated by the deadline. ...

October 05, 2021

B.C. Gov announces vaccine mandate for public service workers BCGEU

The head of B.C.'s public service announced today that all B.C. public service workers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination beginning November 22, 2021. The current flexible work arrangement has also been deferred to November 22. We haven't seen the full policy as it has not yet been released, and we are waiting to understand what exemptions and accommodations will be in place....

September 29, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - a day for education and action - ...

Tomorrow is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and our union encourages all members to take the day to reflect and take steps toward reconciliation in our communities. For several years, September 30 has been recognized as Orange Shirt Day -- a day to bring attention to the legacy and ongoing impacts of the residential school system on Indigenous communities. It commemorated t...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Peer Services Programs - Re-opening of ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Peer Services Programs. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vir...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Richmond Modular - Re-opening of steward...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Richmond Modular. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual W...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Fraser Street - Re-opening of steward el...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Fraser Street. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way,...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gordon House - Re-opening of steward ele...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Gordon House. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, ...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – Downtown Eastside Programs – The Budzey,...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Downtown Eastside Programs - Budzey, Jubilee, Lux, Princess Rooms, Vivian, Triage & Windchimes. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lowe...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gibsons Modular Housing - Re-opening of ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gibsons Modular Housing. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vi...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Marguerite Ford Apartments - 215 W 2nd A...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Marguerite Ford Apartments. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – Sechelt/ Hightide Modular Housing - 5653...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Sechelt/ Hightide Modular Housing. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland AreaOffice - #130 ...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – The Biltmore - 395 Kingsway, Vancouver -...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Biltmore. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vanc...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Fraser Health Authority – Connolly, Cottonwood...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Connolly, Cottonwood, Cypress Lodges. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vir...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority - Tri Cities Mental Health - Re-opening of steward el...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Va...