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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

October 14, 2021

CBI Health Group - Upcoming Bargaining Dates - BCGEU

Friends, The Union has completed our proposal package for the upcoming negotiations with our employer. We have exchanged bargaining proposal packages with the Employer today, October 14th and have additional bargaining dates on October 25th and 26th in hopes of reaching a tentative agreement. The pandemic, the transition of the majority of work to the health authority, and the uncertainty of CB...

October 14, 2021

BC Parks OHS Reps, September 22 meeting follow-up - BCGEU

You’re receiving this email as an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) member representative within BC Parks. Please forward this email to other BC Parks worker OHS reps that did not receive it, and let them know they can update their contact information with the BCGEU here.A big thanks to all who joined our September 22 meeting of BC Parks OHS worker reps. We had a very good turnout, and there...

October 12, 2021

BCGEU recommendations for Budget 2022 - BCGEU

Each year, the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) offers input into next year's provincial budget by making recommendations in a written submission to the B.C. government's Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. These recommendations reflect the voice of our union's 80,000 members, based on direct input from the BCGEU's senior elected leadership.Last week, our union pr...

October 07, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Lookout - Sick Leave Transition and Payout - BCGEU

On March 1, 2021 your Union communicated the Employer's decision to end their current sick leave program and revert to the sick leave provisions of the collective agreement. You can view that communication [here]. We have been in ongoing discussions with the Employer on creating a transition agreement that we hope will ensure that our members have a representative bank of sick leave hours effec...

October 06, 2021

All Component 8 BCGEU Members - Vaccine mandates at work - BCGEU

In August, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) announced an order requiring that all workers in long term care and assisted living provide proof of full vaccination by Tuesday, October 26th. On October 4th, the PHO posted amendments to the order including information about the process for accommodations and exemptions as well as consequences for workers who remain unvaccinated by the deadline. ...

October 05, 2021

B.C. Gov announces vaccine mandate for public service workers BCGEU

The head of B.C.'s public service announced today that all B.C. public service workers will be required to provide proof of full vaccination beginning November 22, 2021. The current flexible work arrangement has also been deferred to November 22. We haven't seen the full policy as it has not yet been released, and we are waiting to understand what exemptions and accommodations will be in place....

September 29, 2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - a day for education and action - ...

Tomorrow is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and our union encourages all members to take the day to reflect and take steps toward reconciliation in our communities. For several years, September 30 has been recognized as Orange Shirt Day -- a day to bring attention to the legacy and ongoing impacts of the residential school system on Indigenous communities. It commemorated t...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Peer Services Programs - Re-opening of ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Peer Services Programs. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vir...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Richmond Modular - Re-opening of steward...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Richmond Modular. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual W...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Fraser Street - Re-opening of steward el...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Fraser Street. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way,...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gordon House - Re-opening of steward ele...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Gordon House. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, ...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – Downtown Eastside Programs – The Budzey,...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Downtown Eastside Programs - Budzey, Jubilee, Lux, Princess Rooms, Vivian, Triage & Windchimes. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lowe...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gibsons Modular Housing - Re-opening of ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Gibsons Modular Housing. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vi...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - Marguerite Ford Apartments - 215 W 2nd A...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society - Marguerite Ford Apartments. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – Sechelt/ Hightide Modular Housing - 5653...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Sechelt/ Hightide Modular Housing. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland AreaOffice - #130 ...

September 28, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society – The Biltmore - 395 Kingsway, Vancouver -...

Steward Elections are re-opened for RainCity Housing & Support Society – Biltmore. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Thursday, October 28, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vanc...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Fraser Health Authority – Connolly, Cottonwood...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Connolly, Cottonwood, Cypress Lodges. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Vir...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority - Tri Cities Mental Health - Re-opening of steward el...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Va...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Home Health - 220 Brew Street, Port Mo...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Tri Cities Home Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vanc...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority – New Westminster Mental Health - 403 Sixth Street,...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - New Westminster Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Wa...

September 27, 2021

Westminster House 11675 Bird Road, Richmond - Re-opening of steward elections...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Westminster House. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C4 Fax: 604-215...

September 27, 2021

Saint Elizabeth Health Services - Millennium Tower - 1175 Broughton Street, V...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Saint Elizabeth Health Services – Millennium Tower. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Va...

September 27, 2021

Lookout Housing & Health Society - Yukon Shelter - 2088 Yukon Street, Vancouv...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Lookout Housing & Health Society - Yukon Shelter. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, ...

September 27, 2021

Lookout Housing & Health Society - New Westminster Locations - Russell Reside...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Lookout Housing & Health Society - New Westminster Locations (Russell Residence & Housing Residence, Cliff Block Housing, Rhoda, Kaellis Residence). Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms ...

September 27, 2021

Elizabeth Bagshaw Society 200 - 1177 W Broadway, Vancouver - - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Elizabeth Bagshaw Society.   Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021.   Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office:   · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vancouver, BC V5M 0C...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority – Tri Cities Public and Environmental Health - Re-o...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Tri Cities Public and Environmental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: · BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 29...

September 27, 2021

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Vancouver Fraser Branch 110 – 242...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) – Vancouver Fraser Branch. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 292...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Mental Health - Re-opening of steward elec...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Mental Health. Please read and post the attached package on your union bulletin board. Nominations are now re-opened and will close at 5:00pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021. Please email, fax or mail your nomination forms to the BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office: BCGEU Lower Mainland Area Office - #130 - 2920 Virtual Way, Vanco...