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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

November 01, 2023

Members Covered Under the CBA - Call for expression of interest - BC General ...

If you are a Member under the Community Health Agreement and have a genuine interest and the required skills to provide union support within the Enhanced Disability Management Program, we are actively seeking new casual EDMP Advocates to provide member support in the workplace. Position: Community Health Disability ManagementEDMP Advocates – CasualPosting Period: November 1-17, 2023 Community...

October 26, 2023

Seeking Members Interested in Health & Safety at Lookout Housing & Health Soc...

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 Co...

October 26, 2023

Seeking Members Interested in Health & Safety at Lookout Housing & Health Soc...

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 Co...

October 23, 2023

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at: PHSA - Red Fish Healing Centre - Steward Nom...

The Union is looking for 1 shop steward at Red Fish As this is an interim election, the successful candidates will serve for the remainder of the current term. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 pm on Monday November 6, 2023.What do stewards do?  Stewards provide support and advice to members who think they are being treated unfairly. They make sure new employees sign union membership cards a...

October 18, 2023

Celebrating Health Care Assistant Day - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

It's Health Care Assistant Day – a time to celebrate and acknowledge the hard-working health care assistants who provide care and support to some of B.C.'s most vulnerable residents.     Our union is proud to represent health care assistants who work in a wide range of roles in health facilities and the community health sector, including residential care aide, home health aide, continuing care...

October 17, 2023

All BCGEU members at AWRS - Write your MLA and Minister of Finance to call fo...

Greetings,  Yesterday you and your coworkers took a strong stand at the rally across the street from Atira HQ  – and sent our message loud and clear: Atira Women’s Resource Society Workers belong in the HEABC Community Health Agreement!  The BC Government will be making a decision on what your collective agreement will be, very soon – so we need to make sure the Minister of Finance, Katrine ...

October 16, 2023

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract - BC General Employees' Uni...

Atira workers rally for pay equity, fair contract  VANCOUVER, B.C. (Coast Salish Territories) – Newly unionized members of the B.C. General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) working at Atira Women's Resource Society (AWRS) will rally in the Downtown Eastside to demand a fair contract that provides the same rights, protections and compensation as thousands of other community health workers.  AWRS is one ...