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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

Winter School 2023 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Winter School 2023 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 ...

December 09, 2022

January bargaining dates to hear new offer - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As we continue our process of engaging with the membership about the status of bargaining, we would like to report that HEABC has asked us to return to the table to hear an amended offer in January. The constituent unions of the CBA bargaining committee have agreed to hear this offer.    We are scheduled to meet with HEABC on January 10, 2023, and we have a series of consecutive days scheduled ...

December 05, 2022

IT Application Support Technician (Temporary) - BC General Employees' Union (...

B.C. GENERAL EMPLOYEES' UNIONINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGDECEMBER 5, 2022     POSITION: IT APPLICATION SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (Temporary)  GRADE: LEVEL 7 – MOVEUP AGREEMENT  The BCGEU requires an IT Application Support Technician to work in the IT Services Department. In this role, the successful applicant will provide technical support to the union's staff and provide training on the various software...

December 01, 2022

Lookout Housing & Health Society Grosvenor House-13809 Grosvenor Road, Surrey...

Getting involved with Occupational Health & Safety is a great way for union members to contribute. As a safety committee member, you will help ensure your employer is following OH&S regulations. You can raise the profile of health and safety and improve your working environment. Would you like to serve on an Occupational Health & Safety Committee at your worksite? Members of the Com...

November 28, 2022

Local 804 Members at Surrey Whalley Urgent Primary Care Centre - 9639 137A St...

Seeking members interested in Health & SafetyGetting involved with Occupational Health & Safety is a great way for union members to contribute. As a safety committee member, you will help ensure your employer is following OH&S regulations. You can raise the profile of health and safety and improve your working environment. Would you like to serve on an Occupational Health & Safe...

November 22, 2022

Bargaining update, member outreach - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

A delegation from the constituent unions of the CBA met with HEABC and a representative of the Public Sector Employers' Council Secretariat (PSEC) on November 3, 2022. It was our goal to impress upon PSEC that the CBA was unable to meet the core priorities we had established based on the monetary offer we have received. In particular we outlined the dramatic differences in compensation between ...

November 22, 2022

Lookout Housing & Health Society Cole Starnes Residence/ 1670 Riverside Rd, A...

Getting involved with Occupational Health & Safety is a great way for union members to contribute. As a safety committee member, you will help ensure your employer is following OH&S regulations. You can raise the profile of health and safety and improve your working environment. Would you like to serve on an Occupational Health & Safety Committee at your worksite? Members of the Com...

November 21, 2022

New Stewards at New View Society - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations have closed for steward positions at New View Society on Friday, November 4, 2022. We are pleased to announce that the below members have been acclaimed for the position of Steward for your worksite. Linda Winston Jordanne Aikins Liz Magee-Davis  Please join us in welcoming them in their role as worksite Steward! Thank you to all those that participated in the process.  In solidar...

November 16, 2022

Single site order rescinded effective January 1, 2023 - BC General Employees'...

The B.C. Government recently announced that 'wage levelling,' which raised wages for workers in seniors' care and mental health facilities up to the provincial standard, would be made permanent. They also announced that the "Single Site Staffing Order" would be rescinded as of January 1, 2023.This means that if you were assigned to a single site during the pandemic, you will now be able to retu...