B.C.'S UNION SINCE 1919

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

November 25, 2019

Volunteer opportunity: BC Fed free community Christmas Dinners - BCGEU

This dinner is for those in the community who are less fortunate. They are served a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, music, carol sing-a-longs, gifts from Santa for every child and teenager, a visit to the boutique, and a food hamper. To volunteer please call Marisha Zuckerman at 604-306-4156 or email at labourxmasdinner@hotmail.ca.  Surrey - December 23, 2019 5:00pm – 8:00pm Kwantl...

November 22, 2019

Area 12 Cross component committee - Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop - BCGEU

THE BCGEU AREA 12 CROSS COMPONENT COMMITTEEInvites you to attend a Beeswax Food Wrap Workshop  Come and join Leticia from Plastic Free Terrace and learn how to make reusable beeswax food wraps. These wraps replace single use Saran Wraps and Ziplock bags. Each participant will create and take home 2 small and 2 medium wraps. Space is very limited, please register using this link:http://events.bc...

November 21, 2019

Pacifica Treatment Centre - Call for Shop Stewards - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Monday, December 23, 2019. 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 ...

November 21, 2019

RainCity Housing & Support Society in Sechelt - Call for Shop Stewards - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Monday, December 23, 2019. 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-worker...

November 19, 2019

Living Well Society CHW Scheduling issues - BCGEU

Community Health Workers at Living Well Society are scheduled according to seniority within their periods of availability (subject to client specific needs). According to Article 12.11 of the Collective Agreement, the Employer is required to make every reasonable effort to assign hours to the maximum weekly hours of the employees posted position, based on the employees' ability to meet specific...

November 14, 2019

BCGEU Dawson Creek chalk painting night

BCGEU Dawson Creek Chalk Painting NightWhere: South Peace Campus, Northcourt10808 15 St., Dawson Creek BCWhen: December 9, 2019From 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Get in on the new décor trend of the year!Chalk Couture's silk screen transfers make decorating fast, easy and beautiful.With the reusable surfaces, you can change up the look of your sign over and over!Open to all BCGEU Members but space is limit...

November 13, 2019

EDMP Grievance Settlement for Paramed employees - BCGEU

I am writing to inform you that the union has achieved a settlement requiring improvements to Paramed's administration of the Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP). Pursuant to the settlement, Paramed is now required to use an EDMP-approved form for modified duties (the "EDMP Community Health Worker Modified Duties Form"). This replaces the "FAF" form, which was not approved by EDMP. Th...

November 07, 2019

Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Steward Nomination – 2 Local 403 steward...

We are looking for 2 shop stewards from our Local 403 membership to be shop stewards at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox. Stewards will receive full training and will be called on to perform steward duties when needed. As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. Please consider nominating yourself or another member to be an alter...

November 05, 2019

Call For Shop Stewards at Lookout – Russell Residence & Housing Centre - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, December 5, 2019. 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-worke...

November 01, 2019

Information conference calls: tentative agreement between BCGEU & CLBC and Me...

The BCGEU is hosting two conference calls to answer questions about the tentative agreement reached with CLBC earlier this month. You’re invited to participate by calling in. The calls will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can, but don’t need to, participate in both. Meeting one:Call information for: Nov. 5, 2019 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time. You can con...