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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

March 22, 2023

Local 0810 Members - Nominations Received for Vacant Positions on the Local E...

We have received nominations for the following vacant position on the 0810 Local Executive.  Member at Large As per the D-8 policy:"Where no nomination is received for an office, nominations will be considered to remain open, but by-elections should occur until all appeals are exhausted. During the three year term, if a member in good standing submits a nomination for a vacant position, the l...

March 21, 2023

CBA Members- April 1, 2023 general wage increase update - BC General Employee...

New inflation figures released today confirm that the maximum wage protections in our collective agreement will be triggered, and members will receive the full 6.75% wage increase starting April 1, 2023. This brings the total general wage increases for the first two years of the agreement to well over 10% for most members, on top of 1.5% low wage redress, and the elimination of step 1 on the wa...

March 20, 2023

Local 801 nomination for Local Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Nominations are now open for the following position(s) on the local executive:  Young Worker (29 and under) The term is two (2) years. Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is available from your area office. The deadline for nominations is: Monday, March 27, 2023, 5 p.m. If there is an election for a position, candidates may submit one page of information (8-1/2 x...

March 14, 2023

Shop Steward Nominations for Vancouver Island Aids Society Members - BC Gener...

Nominations are now open for three (3) shop stewards for Vancouver Island Aids Society. The deadline for submission of nominations is:   Thursday, April 13, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.  Nomination forms must be submitted by email to: [email protected] Newly elected stewards are entitled to training at the Union's expense, including paid leave from work and ongoing support from the Union. In solid...

March 11, 2023

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union’s analysis - BC General Empl...

B.C. provincial budget released – read our union's analysis Each year the B.C. government releases a budget that outlines their priorities for the coming years. These budgets have significant impacts on BCGEU members, both at work and as residents of our province. Our union pays careful attention to government's priorities and has prepared an in-depth analysis of the key points for BCGEU member...

March 09, 2023

Living Well Home Care Services - Bargaining Survey – We Need Your Input! - B...

Nominations have now opened to elect your Bargaining Committee in the upcoming round of negotiations with the Employer. Once the bargaining committee is elected, they will meet to review priorities and develop bargaining proposals. In order to do so, it is important that your Bargaining Committee is aware of what is most important to you and where you want to see changes. Please take the time t...

March 07, 2023

Local 810 - Nominations for Local Executive- mid term election - BC General E...

Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: 2nd Vice Chairperson Recording Secretary Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Young Worker Equity Member Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached and are also available from your Area Office. The deadline for nominations is: March 16, 2023 at 5 p.m.  If there is an ele...

March 06, 2023

804 members at Newton Public Health & Surrey North Delta Primary Care - Seeki...

Getting involved with Occupational Health & Safety is a great way for union members to contribute. As a safety committee member, you will help ensure your employer is following OH&S regulations. You can raise the profile of health and safety and improve your working environment. Would you like to serve on an Occupational Health & Safety Committee at your worksite? Members of the Com...

March 03, 2023

Shareholders call RBC and BMO to action on racial equity - BC General Employe...

Shareholders will soon get a chance to vote on two proposals on racial equity at the Bank of Montreal (BMO) and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). The proposals were jointly filed by BCGEU with Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) on behalf of the Atkinson Foundation. This comes following announcements from both the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) and National Bank of C...

March 03, 2023

Local 0810 - Nominations for Local Executive- Mid Term Election - BC General ...

To: All BCGEU Local 810 MembersRe: Nominations for Local Executive- Mid Term Election Nominations are now open for the following positions on the Local Executive: 2nd Vice Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Member-at-Large Young Worker  Information on the responsibilities and activities of each office is attached and are also available from your Area Of...

March 02, 2023

BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationali...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 2, 2023BCGEU and UBCIC announce partnership to push corporate Canada to operationalize FPICThe labour union and Indigenous political organization joined forces with the aim of combining their respective expertise to push financial institutions to operationalize FPIC.Vancouver, BC, Musqueam Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Territories - The B.C. General Employees' Union ...

March 02, 2023

Community Health (CBA) - Update to yearly wage increase effective date - BC G...

General wage increases will now be applied on April 1st of each year of our new agreement. During the ratification process an issue arose at other health sector tables related to the effective date of general wage increases. Those tables agreed that the increases will be applied on April 1st of each year of the agreement instead of the first full pay period in April of each year of the agreemen...

March 01, 2023

Living Well Home Care Services - Bargaining Committee Nominations - Three (3)...

To: All BCGEU Members at Living Well Home Care ServicesRe: Bargaining Committee Nominations – Three (3) Positions Your collective agreement expires on March 31, 2023, and we are preparing for the upcoming round of collective bargaining.Your Union needs your help and participation in the preparations and bargaining process. The first step is to elect a union bargaining committee which will negot...