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

April 10, 2018

April 12th Jersey Day - BCGEU

Staff and the Senior Leadership at the BCGEU will be wearing their jerseys to show support and respect for the Humboldt Broncos on Thursday, April 12 2018. We hope you do too!   UWU/MoveUP

April 09, 2018

‘Honeymoon phase is over’ at Okanagan Correctional Centre - BCGEU

"The honeymoon phase is over." That's the sentiment of Dean Purdy, head of the B.C. Government Employees Union's corrections division, but it appears to apply beyond staff at the Okanagan Correctional Centre. Official complaints filed by inmates against the jail nearly doubles that of any other jail in the province.     Read more... UWU/MoveUP

April 05, 2018

Election results for your Local 810 Executive - BCGEU

Nominations for your Local Executive positions closed on February 7, 2018. Your Executive is as follows:  Chair  Tammy Schock  1 Vice Chair  VACANT  2nd Vice Chair  VACANT  Treasurer  VACANT  Recording Secretary  VACANT  Member -at Large (1)  VACANT  Member -at Large (2)  VACANT  Member -at Large (3)  VACANT  Member -at Large (4)  VACANT  Member -at Large (5)  VACANT  ...

April 04, 2018

BCGEU welcomes 75 new members in seniors’ care delivery - BCGEU

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between two seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, 2018 Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU already represents over 400 workers.  "Broadmead Care Society is a n...

March 29, 2018

Component 8 Executive Election - BCGEU

On March 29, 2018, Component 8 representatives from across the province met and elected a new executive. The results of the election are as follows: Vice President – Scott DeLong (801)1st Vice Chair – MJ Colquhoun (804)2nd Vice Chair – Laurie Proudfoot (809)3rd Vice Chair – Rick Consalvi (803)Treasurer – Charmaine Fines (802)Recording Secretary – Amena Cleveland (801) Members-at-Large: Masoud A...

March 29, 2018

Local 804 Election Results - BCGEU

Please be advised of the following results of the Local 804 executive elections: All positions were acclaimed on February 6, 2018.   Chair                                   MJ Colquhoun 1st vice chair                      Karen Reeves-Mitchell 2nd vice chair                     Donna Sadler Treasurer                            Barb Darroch Recording secretary           vacant Member-at-large ...

March 29, 2018

Local 802 Bargaining Conference Election Results - BCGEU

  I am pleased to advise you of the outcome of the March 23, 2018 meeting. The nominations closed at the meeting for the 2 additional Area 02 CBA delegates to attend the Bargaining Conference. Nominations were received leading up to the meeting as well as at the meeting where the nominations call was closed. The Election process at the meeting determined your 2 additional CBA Bargaining Confere...

March 29, 2018

Local 802 Nominations for Member-at-Large Positions - BCGEU

The 802 Local Executive is opening up a call for nominations in order to fill all of their vacant Member-at-Large positions. This includes two (2) regular Member-at-Large positions and one (1) Member-at-Large (Young Worker Representative) position. These positions remained vacant following the last call for nominations and the election of the Locals' Table Officers.  Member-at-Large • assigned ...

March 29, 2018

BCGEU brings 15 recommendations to labour code review panel, calls for fairne...

The BC Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) president Stephanie Smith meets today in Surrey with a special government panel reviewing B.C.'s labour laws to call for changes that reflect the needs and interests of B.C. workers. Representing over 75,000 workers from nearly every economic sector in B.C., the recommendations in the union's submission to the panel are based on three theme...

March 26, 2018

Phone Training for ParaMed Members - BCGEU

It has come to our attention that members are being asked to attend phone training in Surrey.  Please book your training during your regular working hours.If you have already attended, please make sure you are paid for your time at the training. We believe that the following provisions of the Collective Agreement should be met:Article 19.1, Courses/Examinations at the Request of the Employer:Le...