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 08, 2018

Municipal Pension Plan Grievance for Members at Lookout Emergency Aid Society...

It recently came to the Union's attention that not all BCGEU members at Lookout who are eligible to be enrolled in the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP) have been. According to your collective agreement, all regular full time employees are enrolled in the plan as a condition of employment, and all regular part-time and casual employees are also eligible for enrollment if they meet eligibility criter...

January 08, 2018

Local 810 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Secretary Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: 5:00 pm on Wednesda...

January 04, 2018

Violence reported at Surrey Pretrial Service Center (SPSC) and North Fraser P...

A serious staff assault occurred at the SPSC on January 2, 2018. The Correctional Officer received injuries to his face and hand, from a brutal unprovoked assault by an inmate. The CO was taken to hospital for treatment, which may result in the loss of his finger. The union is continuing to investigate and will provide an update when more information is available. Another incident occurred on D...

January 04, 2018

Nomination for Local 801 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:    Chairperson (1) First Vice-Chairperson (1) Second Vice-Chairperson (1) Treasurer (1) Recording Secretary (1) Member at Large (3) Youth Member (1)    The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office.  The deadline for nominations is: Febru...

January 03, 2018

Local 809 Nomination for Local Executive - BCGEU

On January 8, 2018, nominations open for the following positions on the Local Executive: Chairperson 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: Thursday, February 8, 2018 If there is an election for a p...

January 03, 2018

To ISM employees: We are fighting for your jobs - BCGEU

Dear ISM Employees, I would like to start this letter by saying "Happy New Year," but, I know that you received news last week that makes this a difficult start to the year. Like you, we are concerned that ISM was not the successful proponent in securing the RFP with the health authorities. As soon as we heard the news we started making calls to get more information and be able to fight for you...

January 03, 2018

Local 812 Nomination for Vacant Positions for your Local Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive: Chair 1st Vice Chair 2nd Vice Chair Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-At-Large (4 Positions) Member-At-Large (Young Worker) The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is:5:00 pm on Friday, February 2,...

January 02, 2018

Nomination For Local 802 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:  Chairperson 1st Vice Chairperson 2nd Vice Chairperson Recording Secretary Treasurer Member at Large (3) Youth Member at Large  The term is three years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached.  The deadline for nominations is: February 2, 2018.  If there is an election for a pos...