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

July 27, 2016

All members at We Care Home Health Services - Pre-Bargaining

Currently we are speaking with your employer regarding bargaining dates. We hope bargaining will start in late September. Over the coming weeks we'll be opening nominations for the bargaining committee, please stay tuned for a future bulletin.  To ensure we have enough time to develop proposals, elect a committee, canvass workers needs and negotiate a collective agreement we have gained agreem...

July 26, 2016

Members Covered by the Health Services and Support – Community Subsector Coll...

Employers are working on implementing the comparability increases following Arbitrator Vince Ready's decision regarding which benchmarks/classifications will be eligible to receive those increases. All members working in the eligible classifications, including all red-circled employees, should see their increases within two pay periods.  Retroactive payments should be received within two pay pe...

July 15, 2016

Burns Lake Community Health Members Worksite Visit

  Come and meet your BCGEU Local Chairperson Susanne Bellefontaine and BCGEU Staff Representative, Kim Shelley.  Feel free to come and ask questions, share some treats and pick up some swag! August 17, 2016 3:00 pm Burns Lake Health Centre: Room TBD  For those that can't attend at 3:00 pm we will also be at the Chamber of Commerce Heritage Room located at 540 Hwy 16 West from 6:00 to 7:00 pm...

July 14, 2016

Members at WE Care Steward Nominations – Six (6) Positions

Please be advised that there are vacancies for six (6) Stewards in three (3) geographic regions to represent members at WE Care. The three (3) geographic regions are:       •    Mission – Chilliwack – 2 stewards required      •    Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows – 2 stewards required      •    Abbotsford – Langley – 2 stewards required  Please find attached the nomination form.  Completed nominati...

July 11, 2016

Local 812 meeting

DATE: August 19, 2016 TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm            Local Meeting to Follow 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm        PLACE: Terrace Area Office  AGENDA: 812 Enhanced Training Common Grievances – what issues commonly come up at the worksite and tips on how to resolve them. LUNCH: The union will provide lunch and an opportunity to network with other Union Activists.  Information on the bargaining process...

July 08, 2016

Region 4 Women's Conference

                                                                Register now for the BCGEU Region 4 Women’s Conference, September 23-24, 2016 in Prince George. The Conference is open to all BCGEU women in Areas 06, 10, 11 & 12. The Conference commences on Friday evening at 7:00 pm at the Ramada Hotel, 444 George St., Prince George with a panel session which will include a dynamic group of...