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

January 16, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) - ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT - BCGEU

Project Manager ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT  INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTING January 16, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a temporary project manager to work in the Administration Department. The successful applicant will work with senior management to establish a Project Management Office, define project templates and act as a b...

January 15, 2019

Steward Nominations for Tri-Cities Home Health - BCGEU

***PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD*** An interim election for two (2) Local 803 Steward positions is being held to fill current vacancies. The successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employees sign union membership cards and provide informat...

January 14, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVE ADMINISTRATION - BCGEU

ADMINISTRATIVE REPRESENTATIVEADMINISTRATION INTERNAL/EXTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 3, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires a full stack developer and test automation developer to work in the IT Services section of the Administration Department. The successful applicant would be a part of a project team that develops new tools and applications for both members and staff of ...

January 14, 2019

Local 811 Executive - Election for 2nd Vice - BCGEU

The nomination process for your Local Executive positions closed on January 11, 2019. An election is now underway for the position of 2nd Vice Chair on the Local 0811 Executive.   Two candidates have been nominated: • Andrea Kayter • Sally King _________________________________________________________________________________________ Ballots are available from your stewards and contacts at the w...

January 14, 2019

Local 0811 Executive - Nomination Results & Election - BCGEU

We want to take this opportunity to advise and congratulate: Kristi Goddard (Local 0811 1st Vice Chair), Debra Amsbaugh (Local 0811 Treasurer), & Nicolia Izu (Local 0811 Member-at-Large) on their positions. Chair                                                                      Brenda Landry1st Vice Chair                                                        Kristi Goddard              ...

January 11, 2019

Local 803 Members at Vancouver Resource Society - Call for Shop Stewards - BCGEU

Do you want to learn new skills?Are you a good listener and problem solver?Do you want to help your co-workers? Nominations are now open for Stewards at your worksite. This is an opportunity to be a workplace leader. If you want to nominate a co-worker or become a steward, please fill out the attached nomination form. Please see your steward or your Union board for additional nomination forms. ...

January 10, 2019

BCGEU Statement on RCMP raid at Unist'ot'en Camp and Gidimt’en Access Point -...

BURNABY - The BCGEU has been closely monitoring the developing situation at the Unist'ot'en camp. As a trade union committed to supporting the full implementation of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the recommendations of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, we are concerned that police action has been used to suppress the rights ...

January 07, 2019

Local 803 Union Meeting - BCGEU

DATE:            Thursday, January 17, 2019TIME:             6:00pm – 8:00pm PLACE:          BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office,          130-2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver           (Squamish Room) AGENDA   CHW Scheduling Posting New Positions Health Benefits Trust Vacation Carry Over Joint Community Health Re-Training Fund Health and Safety; Right to Refuse Unsafe Work  Pizza will be provided ...

January 07, 2019

Notice of Elections for Stewards at Connolly/Cottonwood/Cypress - BCGEU

An interim election for one (1) Local 803 Steward position is being held to fill a current vacancy.  The successful candidate will serve for the remainder of the current term.What do stewards do? Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employees sign union membership cards and provide information on BCGEU services. Stewards co...

January 07, 2019

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary) (2 Positions) ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT - BCGEU

STAFF REPRESENTATIVE (Temporary)(2 Positions)ADVOCACY DEPARTMENT INTERNAL POSTINGJanuary 7, 2019   The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union requires two temporary staff representatives to work in the Advocacy Department, effective date to be determined. Term of assignment is up to 12 months. DUTIES: The successful applicant will work as part of a team providing a wide range of advocacy ...

January 04, 2019

Shop Stewards Election Results for Lookout – Powell Street Getaway - BCGEU

The successful candidate for the BCGEU Shop Stewards at Powell Street Getaway is: Marcus Gagne Your union shop stewards receive training from the union and are available to answer questions about your collective agreement. They are also available to attend meetings with you with management, if you ever believe that discipline will result from the meeting (even if it is an investigation).You ha...

January 04, 2019

Local 803 Members at Lookout – First Place - Shop Stewards Election Results -...

The successful candidate for the BCGEU Shop Stewards at First Place is: Rishab Rajdev   Your union shop stewards receive training from the union and are available to answer questions about your collective agreement. They are also available to attend meetings with you with management, if you ever believe that discipline will result from the meeting (even if it is an investigation). You have the ...

January 04, 2019

Steward Nominations for Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) - BCGEU

***PLEASE POST ON UNION BOARD*** The BCGEU is looking for One (1) steward for CMHA. If you are interested in becoming a steward, or know someone who is, please fill out the nomination form attached here. What do stewards do?Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employees sign union membership cards and provide information on...

January 02, 2019

Local 807 Executive - Revised - BCGEU

Please be advised a nomination has been received for the Local 807 Executive. Your Local Executive is as follows:   Local Chairperson: Sheri Graham 1st Vice Chair: Rhonda Benko 2nd Vice Chair: Colin Gilchrist Treasurer: Sandra Hutscal Recording Secretary: Darla Holmwood Member-at-Large: Vacant Member-at-Large: Arne Hill Member-at-Large: Tanya Dokic Member-at-Large: Pamela Desjardine   In accord...

December 24, 2018

Happy Holidays – BCGEU offices closed for the holidays - BCGEU

BCGEU president Stephanie Smith, treasurer Paul Finch and the entire Provincial Executive would like to wish our 77,000 members and their families a happy and festive holiday season! Please note that all BCGEU offices will be closed for the holidays. BCGEU offices around the province will be closed from end of business December 24, 2018 and will reopen on January 2, 2019 at 8:30am. If you are a...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU disappointed by defeat of electoral reform referendum - BCGEU

The BC Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) is disappointed by Election BC's announcement today that the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform was defeated. Despite this result, over half a million British Columbians voted for change due to a deep dissatisfaction with First Past the Post (FPTP), and the conversation about a more representative voting system must continue. Under FPTP ...

December 20, 2018

BCGEU HQ closed – Dec 21st - BCGEU

Due to a power failure, the BCGEU Headquarters in Burnaby will continue to be closed for the remainder of the day on December 21, 2018.   We expect that the office will re-open on Monday, December 24. If power has not been restored by then, a subsequent notice will be posted here.   UWU/MoveUP

December 19, 2018

The Provincial magazine - Winter 2018 - BCGEU

The winter issue of The Provincial magazine is now available to download. Featured in this issue: · Local government elections · Wildfire health risks · C-6 workers meet minister · $10-a-day childcare · Casino bargaining · Willow Manor worksite profile · Housing and young workers · And more… Download the Winter 2018 issue here UWU/MoveUP