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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

May 18, 2016

The BCGEU is proud to announce the following winners of a 2016 BCGEU Scholars...

Shaelyn Ann Loise Blatta, West Kelowna Flora Copley, Barriere Ruth Dyck, Williams Lake Haven Evans, Prince George Elisabeth Hill, Port Alberni Ramona Jones, White Rock Isaiah Joseph, Langford Pamela Lozano Fernandez, Chilliwack Kayla MacKay, Victoria Tessa Milic, Delta Sarah Osborne, Victoria Tenysha Ross-Van Mierlo, Castlegar Lindsay Russell, Port Moody Jaya Scott, Victoria Jorda...

May 16, 2016

All members in Haida Gwaii - Pension Seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important. You will then b...

May 13, 2016

Celebrating National Nursing Week

As National Nursing Week comes to a close, the BCGEU is proud to recognize the important work of our member nurses. BCGEU nurses can be found across the province. From residential care to community social services, their work is a vital part of our province’s health care system. Thank you for your dedicated work and commitment to the health and wellness of British Columbians.  

May 13, 2016

Government Members on Haida Gwaii pension seminar

What's New With Pensions?:  Your pension, Your plan, plus CPP, OAS and GIS A BCGEU pension specialist will begin with an explanation on the differences between a defined benefit pension and a defined contribution pension plan – do you  know what type your plan is?  Learn the differences in predicting retirement income under the different arrangements and why this is important.  You will then ...

May 11, 2016

Call for expression of interest

If you are a Member under the Community Health Agreement, and have a genuine interest and the required skills to provide union support within the Enhanced Disability Management Program, an opportunity exists for you with the BCGEU. The Community Health Disability Management team is looking to provide the best service possible to our members enrolled in the program and are actively recruiting ...

May 11, 2016

EDMP information

The Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP)  provides customized support and services to address medical, personal, workplace and vocational issues that keep members from fully engaging in the workplace. EDMP Participation is required for regular employees who meet one of the following criteria: Missing one (1) shift due to illness or injury resulting from a work-related event Missing ...

May 11, 2016

Local 803 BCGEU Stewards & OH&S Reps meeting

DATE: Thursday, May 26, 2016 TIME: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm PLACE: Lower Mainland Area Office, Musqueam Room             130 – 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver   AGENDA EDMP presentation by Shelly Appleton, Staff Representative OH&S – Health and Safety Labour Management Lack of stewards/activists Pizza will be served, so we will need your RSVP to ensure we have enough food for attendees. Plea...

May 09, 2016

Sunshine Coast Members union meeting

DATE: Monday, June 13, 2016 TIME: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm PLACE: Driftwood Inn – 5454 Trail Avenue, Sechelt             (Meeting Room off of hotel restaurant)   AGENDA Over Time Scheduling Please confirm your attendance via email to [email protected] or phone toll-free 1-888-238-0239. In solidarity David Noble Staff Representative Download PDF of notice here. UNIFOR467/MoveUP

May 04, 2016

BCGEU president’s statement re: Fort McMurray wildfire & $50k donation

NEW: The BCGEU has made a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross towards relief efforts. Like you, I’ve been watching the images and video footage from wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta. It’s heartbreaking to see. The lives of those affected have been changed forever. We know some of our BCGEU members have loved ones and friends who’ve been impacted by the evacuation of a staggerin...

May 04, 2016

Local 804 Executive – Youth Member

Please be advised that the following member has been acclaimed: Youth Member        Leanne Goggin Congratulations! In solidarity Gary Bennett Staff Representative  UNIFOR467/MoveUP

May 04, 2016

Local 803 Members at Raincity Housing worksite steward

Please welcome Eddyne (Guerson) Barosy as the newly acclaimed shop steward that joins the list of stewards noted below. This notice is to advise all BCGEU members at Raincity Housing that the following people are the current shop stewards for your worksite:     Eddyne (Guerson)    Barosy     David James               Graham     Emily                         Grant     Aaron                    ...

May 03, 2016

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week!

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) would like to give a special thank you to the thousands of members who work every day to support those who live with mental health conditions. It takes a special kind of person willing to dedicate their careers to supporting people who suffer from mental health conditions – those special people are members in Component 4 health services, Co...

May 02, 2016

BC Federation of Labour "Stress in the Workplace" Course

The “Understanding and Preventing Stress in the Workplace” course will be offered at the Castlegar area office on Friday June 3, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This course will be facilitated by a BC Federation of Labour Health and Safety Centre facilitator. This course is designed to help identify stressors such as job demands, job control, lack of support, organization styles, bullying and lac...