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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

April 18, 2024

Major investors with $1.7 trillion AUM demand action from Canada’s largest co...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 18, 2024 Major investors with $1.7 trillion AUM demand action from Canada's largest companies on shareholder rights   (Burnaby, British Columbia) An international coalition of institutional investors and service providers, representing over $1.7 trillion CAD in assets under management and advisory, have signed on to an investor statement calling on Canada's largest co...

April 08, 2024

Petition to improve the safety and quality of BC’s highways - BC General Empl...

BCGEU,Will you sign this petition calling on the provincial government to make changes to B.C.'s highways maintenance program that will improve the quality and safety of our highways? For decades, highways workers maintained the roads as direct provincial government employees. Then in 1987, sweeping changes were made to restructure government and privatize many public services – this included a...

April 05, 2024

All Component CBA Active Members - CBA Final Agreement Available - BC General...

We are pleased to report that the 2022-2025 Health Services and Support – Community Subsector Agreement is finalized, and a signed version is available on our website. https://agreements.bcgeu.ca/pdfs/PostedFiles/Posted%202024/08000125v6.pdf Note that as up-to-date wage tables become available, we will post links and we are currently working on having a limited number of agreements printed for ...

April 04, 2024

Day of Mourning is April 28 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Every year, on April 28, BCGEU members across the province come together to honour and remember co-workers and family members who were injured, made sick or killed because of something that happened at work. It is critical that we all remember those workers and reiterate our commitment to fight for the living to prevent further tragedies. Here are a few ways you can acknowledge Day of Mourning ...

April 03, 2024

Joint Statement: Canada must suspend arms trade with Israel (NUPGE) - BC Gene...

In the wake of recent civilian deaths, today the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) -- our national union -- joined with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) to call on the Canadian government to suspend the trade of arms and military equipment with Israel.  Click here to ...

April 02, 2024

2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Congratulations to the 2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners.   The BCGEU is pleased to support our 2024 scholarship recipients in their continuing education. 2024 BCGEU Scholarship Winners Scholarship of $2000 for full-time students and $1000 for part-time students were awarded to members and their families across the province with a total of $90,000 awarded in the total. Winners will be mailed a let...

March 22, 2024

CBA - Supervisor pay rates - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

If you assign work to one or more Community Sub-Sector workers and ensure that the assigned work is completed, this bulletin is for you. It has come to our attention that there may be some supervisory positions that are not being paid correctly and should likely be using the grievance procedure to secure correct payment. Read more below if you think this applies to you.  When workers are asked...