Due to the ongoing covid pandemic, BCGEU offices are operating with restricted access and with most staff working remotely. The BCGEU continues to monitor the situation and an update will be provided on or around February 15. Members can call or email their area office for assistance. Contact info can be found here.
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.
Nominations are now open for the following positions on the local executive:
1st Vice Chairperson
2nd Vice Chairperson
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: January...
Our union is once again seeing an increase in COVID-19 numbers throughout the province, with 80% of the reported cases being attributed to the Omicron variant . On January 7, the PHO announced an order requiring businesses to return to COVID-19 Safety Plans. The situation is evolving daily and the BCGEU will be updating you as we get more information.The BCGEU will continue to advocate for meas...
Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksites and will close on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. Stewards are the primary representatives of members and have an important role within the Union. Some of the roles of a steward are:
Helping co-workers interpret and understand their collective agreement.
Supporting co-workers in meetings with management.
Listening to co-workers...
Sectoral Negotiations for the CBA are scheduled to commence on February 3, 2022.
Your BCGEU Delegates to the multi-union bargaining committee have been working with delegates from the other constituent unions to develop our initial bargaining proposals to present to the Employer.
An initial draft will be discussed by delegates on January 14th and we anticipate it will require an additional meet...
Thank you to the members who have put their name forward to fill the two vacant Steward positions for VCH Vancouver.
Please help me congratulate the newest acclaimed Stewards:
Should you have any questions regarding your Collective Agreement or should you require the support of a Steward, please contact the BCGEU local area office at [email protected] In soli...