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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

June 07, 2023

Shop Steward Election Results - Local 803 - RainCity Housing & Support Societ...

We are pleased to announce that Mory Hashemi and Melissa Goodwin have been acclaimed to the positions of Steward for your worksite. Please join us in welcoming Melissa and Mory in their roles as worksite Stewards. Thank you to all of those that participated in the process.  In solidarity  Jason SinghStaff Representative UWU/MoveUP

May 30, 2023

Congratulations to the 2023 BCGEU Scholarship Winners - BC General Employees'...

The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2023 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. Click here for the 2023 scholarship winners (Winners will be mailed a letter with instructions on how to claim their scholarship).   This year, applicants were asked to write an essay or submit a video on one of five topics: 1. Workplace health and safety is a core value of the labour movement. What r...

May 29, 2023

Atira workers unionize, join BCGEU - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2023  Atira workers unionize, join BCGEU  BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Today over 500 workers at Atira Women's Resource Society (AWRS) have officially joined the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU). This incredible win is the result of workers organizing and making connections across over 35 worksites and a significant majority of workers signing ca...

May 26, 2023

Lookout steward nominations - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Hello, The BCGEU is looking for a union steward at the following Lookout locations, and nominations are now are open. 1. Al Mitchell Place – 346 Alexander Street, Vancouver2. Powell Street Getaway – 450 East Hastings Street, Vancouver3. Rhoda Kaelis Residence – 1105 Royal Avenue, New Westminster4. Russell Residence and Housing Shelter – 740 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster5. Tamura House – 225...

May 26, 2023

L803 - RainCity members - Steward Elections - BC General Employees' Union (BC...

To: RainCity members at below worksitesRe: Steward Elections   Hello, The BCGEU is looking for a union steward at the following RainCity locations, and nominations are now are open. 1. Alderbridge – Richmond Modular – 6999 Alderbridge Way, Richmond 2. Biltmore House – 395 Kingsway, Vancouver 3. Budzey Building – 220 Princess Avenue, Vancouver – two positions 4. Concurrent Disorders – 5616 Frase...

May 24, 2023

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Transfer to Health Services and Support ...

On February 27th, your Employer, The Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox, was granted membership into HEABC (Health Employers Association of British Columbia) by virtue of an Order in Council (OIC) of the Provincial Government. What does this mean for you?This means that all BCGEU members working at Harbour Light Detox will soon be covered by the terms and conditions of the Health Services &...