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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

Congratulations to the 2022 BCGEU Scholarship Winners. - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2022 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for 2022 winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay on one of five topics:   The BC provincial government recently passed legislation for paid sick leave for all workers. Do you think t...

August 12, 2022

BCGEU issues 72-hours’ strike notice: job action begins Monday, Aug. 15 - BC ...

Today, our union issued 72-hours’ strike notice to the Public Service Agency (PSA). This notice covers the 33,000 members of the public service bargaining unit who work for direct government. We will be in a legal strike position on Monday, Aug. 15 at 2:46 p.m. Keep an eye on your email for details on targeted sites to be picketed. A general message will be sent out on Monday morning. If your s...

August 12, 2022

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial government - BC General Employees' U...

BCGEU serves strike notice on provincial governmentBURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The bargaining committee representing 33,000 members of the BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU) who work for the provincial government issued 72-hours' strike notice this afternoon. The B.C. public service bargaining unit will be in a legal position to take job action as of 2:46 p.m., Monday, August 15...

August 12, 2022

VCHA HC Hunter Place - M2M Visit on August 16, 2022 - BC General Employees' U...

  Do you have questions about the union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions you may have. Date: August 16, 2022 Time: 3 PM – 4 PM Location: HC Hunter Place...

August 12, 2022

VCHA HC Squamish Mental Health - M2M visit on August 16, 2022 - BC General Em...

Do you have questions about the union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions you may have. Date: August 16, 2022 Time: 2 PM – 2:45 PM Location: HC Squamish Me...

August 09, 2022

VCHA Vancouver Home Support Team West - M2M Visit on August 17, 2022 - BC Ge...

Do you have questions about the Union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you!   Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions you may have.   · Date: August 17, 2022 · Time: 9 AM – 5 PM · Location: Metro Va...

August 08, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office - BC General Employees' ...

BCGEU FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING August 8, 2022   POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard and receptionist duties. DUTIES & RESPONSIBIL...

August 08, 2022

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary) - BC General...

BCGEU FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTING August 8, 2022   POSITION: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – Fraser Valley Area Office (Temporary) GRADE: LEVEL 3 – MoveUP AGREEMENT An Administrative Assistant is required to perform administrative and word processing functions for staff representatives. This person will also be required to assist with switchboard and receptionist duties. Term of assi...

August 08, 2022

Assistant Coordinator (Temporary) Fraser Valley Area Office - BC General Empl...

ASSISTANT COORDINATOR (Temporary)FRASER VALLEY AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTINGAUGUST 8, 2022     The B.C. General Employees' Union requires an assistant coordinator for its Fraser Valley Area Office for up to 12 months. The effective date to be determined. The Assistant Coordinator will function as a member of the senior staff team of the Union, responsible for implementing policies of the Union a...

August 05, 2022

VCH Fairview House Gibsons - M2M visit on Aug 9, 2022 - BC General Employees'...

Do you have questions about the Union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you!   Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions.   Date: August 9, 2022 Time: 4 PM Location: VCHA Fairview House Gibsons - 1057...

August 05, 2022

L803 VCH Chapman House- M2M Visit on August 9, 2022 - BC General Employees' U...

Do you have questions about the Union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions. Date: August 9, 2022 Time: 3PM Location: VCHA Chapman House - 4491 Sunshine Coas...

August 05, 2022

L803 VCH Mental Health and Northshore Home Support - M2M Visit on August 8, 2...

Do you have questions about the Union? Members of your Local Executive are visiting and would like to hear from you! Members of your Local 803 Executive will be doing a Member-to-Member campaign at your worksite. The Local Executive wants to hear about your workplace issues, your concerns and answer any questions. Date: August 8, 2022 Time: 11:30 AM – 6:00PM Location: John Braithwaite Communit...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) (2 Positions) - Lower Mainland Area Office -...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) (2 Positions)LOWER MAINLAND AREA OFFICE INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires two (2) temporary staff representatives to work in the Lower Mainland Area Office for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES:   Assist officers, stewards and membership in the day-to-day administration of their union by attendi...

August 05, 2022

Staff Representative (Temporary) - Negotiations Department - BC General Empl...

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)NEGOTIATIONS DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGAugust 5, 2022 The B.C. General Employees' Union requires a temporary staff representative to work in the Negotiations Department for up to 6 months. The effective date to be determined.  DUTIES: Negotiations: Working with bargaining units and bargaining councils to develop collective agreement proposals and bargaining stra...

July 28, 2022

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employee...

APPLICATION SUPPORT ANALYST ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU requires an Application Support Specialist to work in the IT Services of the Admin...

July 28, 2022

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' ...

IT MANAGER (COORDINATOR) ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU is seeking an experienced IT Manager to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the...

July 28, 2022

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BC General Employees' Uni...

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENTINTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022 The B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Systems Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporting the u...

July 28, 2022

Network Administrator - Administration Department - BC General Employees' Uni...

NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR   ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT   INTERNAL / EXTERNAL POSTINGJuly 28, 2022   The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in British Columbia representing over 85,000 members in 550 bargaining units in the private sector and public services. The BCGEU seeks an experienced Network Administrator to join a team of dedicated staff supporti...

July 28, 2022

EXTENDED HOURS for Injury Reporting: Provincial Workplace Health Contact Cent...

Hello BCGEU Health Authority Employees, Reporting worksite injuries, illnesses and near misses is a crucial step to initiate an OHS investigation. If you are injured or experience a near miss on the job, you must follow the following steps: Seek first aid treatment if needed Report the incident to your supervisor Report the incident to the Provincial Workplace Health Contact Centre at #1-866-9...

July 26, 2022

Local 803 members at VCHA Vancouver Home Support- Join us on August 3 and 4 -...

BCGEU members at Vancouver Home Support are invited to meet your Local 803 executive on Wednesday August 3rd and Thursday August 4th next . Please drop by whenever your work schedule permits:  On Wednesday August 3rd from 9am to 5pm at the Japanese Hall at 475 Alexander Street in the Downtown Eastside;  On Thursday August 4th from 10am to 6pm, South Senior Room, Kerrisdale Community Centr...

July 20, 2022

Update + bargaining FAQ - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

As noted in our last email, our committee was close to a deal on mobility and overtime by seniority and we are pleased to report that we arrived at an agreement in principle regarding mobility and very close to an agreement on overtime distribution. This will be the first time our collective agreement will have these provisions, and we feel this is a significant achievement to finish on as we p...

July 20, 2022

New polling shows that a majority of British Columbians support stronger inve...

Poll also shows a plurality of support for land value capture tax to fund affordable housing Burnaby - A Research Co. poll has found that a majority of British Columbians support progressive policies to address the housing affordability crisis. The poll was commissioned by the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) as part of Affordable BC – the union’s ongoing campaign to address housing afford...