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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.


January 08, 2016

BCGEU opposes renters’ dispute fee hike imposed by B.C. Government

The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) is speaking out against a fee increase to rental tenants seeking a dispute resolution through the Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB). The new fee took effect on Jan. 1. A renter filing a dispute resolution application with the RTB will now have to pay $100. That’s up from $50. An appeal review will now cost $50, up from $25. “British Col...

January 05, 2016

BCGEU hosts a Celebration of Life for Community Health activist Louise Hood

The BCGEU will host a Celebration of Life for Sister Louise Hood at 6:30 pm on January 13, 2016, at the Lower Mainland Area Office (Suite #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver). The gathering will be held in Auditorium A&B. Louise leaves a legacy of nearly 25 years of union activism, including in BCGEU’s Community Health component (Component 8). Read more here.  The LMAO is near the Renfre...

January 05, 2016

Local 801 Island Health Duncan - Member to Member Meeting - January 21, 2016 ...

To: BCGEU Members Employed by Island Health Duncan Re: Member To Member Meeting – January 21, 2016 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) Island Savings Centre Duncan Boardroom (2687 James Street, Duncan) On behalf of your Local 801 Executive, I am pleased to advise that a Member to Member meet and greet has been scheduled at the Island Savings Centre in Duncan on Thursday January 21, 2016, between 6:00 pm – 8:0...