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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 01, 2023

BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal - BC General Employees...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2023  BCGEU community health workers ratify three-year deal  BURNABY, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – The member unions of the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) is the lead union representing 13,000...

March 01, 2023

Community Health - CBA agreement ratified - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The member unions of the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) have voted by over 94 per cent to ratify a new three-year collective agreement with the Health Employers Association of British Columbia (HEABC). The agreement is retroactive to April 1, 2022 and is effective until March 31, 2025. The employer controls when retroactive pay will be paid but the union will advocate for it to be issue...

February 21, 2023

Local 804 members at South Delta Home Health - seeking members interested in ...

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 comm...

February 10, 2023

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 - BC General Employees' Union (B...

Area 04 Local Leadership Training Part 1 & 2 **Part 1: online (1-day) -  CHOOSE ONE OF March 30, April 5 OR April 14, 2023 &Part 2 – In-person (2-day) - April 17 & 18, 2023  Area 04 Local Executive Leadership Training will be held in two parts. Part 1 is an all-day online webinar. You will have a choice of one of the three dates listed above. Part 2 is a two-day in-person training s...

February 06, 2023

Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreem...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 2023 Nineteen thousand workers in community social services reach tentative agreementBURNABY, B.C.- Following one year of negotiations, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), made up of about 19,000 union members provincewide, has reached a tentative agreement with the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA). The agr...

February 01, 2023

ACTION REQUIRED: Don’t miss ratification updates - Without a MP account - BC...

Voting on our tentative agreement will begin in just under two weeks. We'll be using a secure online voting platform called Simply Voting and your voting credentials will be sent by email. To ensure you receive these credentials, it's essential that our union has up-to-date contact information for all members. The easiest way to make sure we have this information is to keep your BCGEU Member Po...