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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

June 13, 2022

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction...

Investors join union in plea for equity firm to set clear emissions-reduction targets BCGEU celebrates strong first shareholder vote at Brookfield Asset Management AGM after launching ambitious climate action campaign BURNABY – At the annual meeting of shareholders, over 17% of Brookfield (TSX:BAM.A) Class A shareholders voted in favour of a shareholder proposal asking Brookfield to have its la...

June 09, 2022

Interim Election Results for Local 802 Executive - BC General Employees' Unio...

We are pleased to announce the following results of the interim election:   Chairperson                                                                      Charmaine Fines 1st Vice Chairperson                                                         Joe Sippel 2nd Vice Chairperson                                                        Michelle Whyte Recording Secretary                         ...

June 09, 2022

Strike Vote: FINAL WEEK! - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Thanks to the incredible work of stewards and worksite contacts, thousands of BCGEU members have already cast ballots in the public service strike vote. The deadline to vote is next week. If you haven't voted yet, can we count on you to vote as soon as possible?Why vote "YES"?A strong strike mandate sends a clear message that members are united behind our bargaining committee's demand for cost ...

June 08, 2022

1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Work...

  1 in 5 Investors Demand Dollarama do More to Protect Global Supply Chain Workers, including at Quebec-Based Warehouse and Distribution Centres Canada's largest dollar store faced a shareholder vote from the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU), earning backing from major investors BURNABY – Today, shareholders at Dollarama voted 18% in favour of a shareholder proposal asking the company to...

June 08, 2022

Local 0810 Members - Steward Election Results - BC General Employees' Union ...

Nominations closed May 18, 2022, at midnight for election of Stewards in Local 810 Worksites. Below, are the results: Carrie Wilson Please join us in welcoming them in their role as worksite Steward! In Solidarity, Angie PanouliasStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here

June 07, 2022

White Heather Manor Collective Agreement Ratification Results - BC General Em...

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that the members have voted in favour of ratifying the new collective agreement.  The Collective Agreement is a three-year term but there will be a wage reopener next April.   In solidarity, Tina Mairs, Bargaining Committee ChairpersonAngela Mahlmann, BCGEU Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

June 07, 2022

2022 National Union scholarships - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Did you know the BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees? The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is a family of 11 component and three affiliate unions. The BCGEU is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). Just like the BCGEU, our national union offers its own scholarships program. There are nine scholarsh...

June 07, 2022

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Pacifica Treatment Centre - Call for Shop Stew...

Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Tuesday, June 21, 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 ab...

June 03, 2022

Current strike vote for members working in the Public Service - BC General ...

We're getting a lot of questions about the public service strike vote and want to clarify what is currently happening.33,000 fellow BCGEU members who work directly for the Government of BC are casting ballots right now to help deliver a strong message to government compelling them to get back to the bargaining table with a wage offer that includes cost of living protections (COLA).A strong stri...

May 31, 2022

BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands...

  BC Union Gets Powerful Endorsement from Advisory Firm on Its Net-Zero Demands BCGEU Shareholder Proposal to $690B giant deemed "reasonably crafted," "warranted," and "flexible." BURNABY – Ahead of the June 10 annual meeting of shareholders, influential proxy advisor Glass Lewis has endorsed the B.C. General Employees' Union's (BCGEU) shareholder proposal at Brookfield Asset Management (TSX:BA...

May 26, 2022

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Cheshire Homes Society of BC (Larkin House) -...

  Nominations are now open for 2 (two) steward positions at your worksite and will close on Thursday, June 9, 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 a...