B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

2019 BCGEU scholarship winners announced - BCGEU

Congratulations to the 2019 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2019 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. (Winners will receive a letter in the mail with instructions on how to claim their scholarship). 2019 Scholarship Winners List This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of three topics: How can unions lead the way on climate chang...

November 19, 2019

Living Well Society CHW Scheduling issues - BCGEU

Community Health Workers at Living Well Society are scheduled according to seniority within their periods of availability (subject to client specific needs). According to Article 12.11 of the Collective Agreement, the Employer is required to make every reasonable effort to assign hours to the maximum weekly hours of the employees posted position, based on the employees' ability to meet specific...

November 15, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) - FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICEINTERNAL POSTINGNovember 15, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Fraser Valley Area Office for up to 10 months or to return of incumbent, effective date to be determined.  DUTIES: Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 13, 2019

Events coordinator/planner conventions, conferences and travel Department Int...

EVENTS COORDINATOR/PLANNERCONVENTIONS, CONFERENCES and TRAVEL DEPARTMENTINTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING(Temporary – 12 Months)  November 13, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary employee in the Conventions, Conferences and Travel Department for a period of 12 months. The position reports directly to the Facilities Coordinator. Effective date to be determined. D...

November 13, 2019

EDMP Grievance Settlement for Paramed employees - BCGEU

I am writing to inform you that the union has achieved a settlement requiring improvements to Paramed's administration of the Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP). Pursuant to the settlement, Paramed is now required to use an EDMP-approved form for modified duties (the "EDMP Community Health Worker Modified Duties Form"). This replaces the "FAF" form, which was not approved by EDMP. Th...

November 07, 2019

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Steward Nomination – 2 Local 403 steward...

We are looking for 2 shop stewards from our Local 403 membership to be shop stewards at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox. Stewards will receive full training and will be called on to perform steward duties when needed. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Please consider nominating yourself or another member to be an alter...

November 05, 2019

Call For Shop Stewards at Lookout – Russell Residence & Housing Centre - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, December 5, 2019. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are:   Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement. Supporting co-workers in meetings with management. Listening to co-worke...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...