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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

March 29, 2021

BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Vancouver Island seniors' care...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 29, 2021BCGEU members ratify collective agreement with Vancouver Island seniors' care facilityAfter several months of unsuccessful negotiations, as well as a unanimous vote to strike if a deal could not be reached, B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) members at Nanaimo Seniors Village have voted by a strong majority to ratify their new collective ag...

March 26, 2021

Day of Mourning 2021 - BCGEU

Every year, on April 28, BCGEU members across the province come together to honour and remember co-workers and family members who were injured, made sick or killed because of something that happened at work. Because of COVID-19, our coming together this year will once again look different but will be no less important. In 2020, 173 workers died due to work, and with many jurisdictions concerned...

March 25, 2021

Some visitation restrictions to be lifted in long-term care and assisted living

The provincial government announced today that effective April 1, 2021 a number of the visitation restrictions currently in place in long-term care and assisted living facilities in B.C. will be lifted or relaxed. Click here to see the announcement and list of restrictions being eased.As this transition takes place our members' safety at work is our top priority. Government has promised to prov...

March 22, 2021

Nominations for 1 Shop Steward - Pacifica Treatment Centre - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.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 ...

March 20, 2021

Update on frontline workers prioritized for COVID-19 immunization - BCGEU

For months the BCGEU has been working hard to make sure frontline essential workers would be offered vaccines as soon as possible. This week's announcement that more than 300,000 front-line workers will be eligible for immunization starting in April is great news-especially for thousands of BCGEU members in child-care and corrections who are among the priority groups listed.    However, thousan...

March 17, 2021

Steward Results - Hawthorn Towers - BCGEU

Please be advised that Donna Johnson has been acclaimed for the position of Shop Steward for your worksite.Thank you to all those that participated in the process. Congratulations Donna!In solidarityMasoud AminzavvarLocal 803 Chairperson Jacqueline (Jackie) McGuireStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here. UWU/MoveUP

March 17, 2021

2021 BCGEU Scholarships - BCGEU

Applications for the 2021 BCGEU Scholarship program are now closed. Our annual scholarship program of $60,000 offers awards of $2,000 for full-time students and $1,000 for part-time students. Scholarships are funded by the dues of our 80,000 members. Eligibility A BCGEU member in good standing, or related to a current, retired or deceased BCGEU member or staff; and A student or prospective pos...

March 16, 2021

803 Members at BCCDC - Contact Tracing Assistants - Steward results - BCGEU

Please be advised following have been acclaimed as your worksite Stewards; Stephanie Boulding Chirag Chopra Naveed Khan Thank you to all those that participated in the process. Congratulations and welcome Stewards.   In solidarity Masoud AminzavvarLocal 803 Chairperson Jacqueline (Jackie) McGuireStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 12, 2021

BCGEU Members in Area 12 (Terrace-Kitimat) - Cross Component Committee Event ...

Event: Snow Valley Winter WonderlandLocation: Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club, Terrace-KitimatDate: March 15 to End of Season  The Snow Valley Nordic Ski Club is a non-profit organization for outdoor winter enthusiasts! The Club is located at the Onion Lake Ski Trails between Terrace and Kitimat on Highway 37, and features: • Groomed Trails for Classic Cross Country or Skate Skiing• NEW! Snowshoe &...

March 11, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Barberry Lodge - New Shop Steward - BCGEU

Nominations closed for 1 steward position on February 22, 2021. We are pleased to announce that Ari Inawati has been acclaimed as the new steward at Barberry Lodge. Please join us in wishing Ari well in their new position. In solidarity Nicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 11, 2021

Barclay Lodge 1948 Grant Ave, Port Coquitlam - New shop steward - BCGEU

Nominations closed for 1 steward position on February 22, 2021.We are pleased to announce that Ari Inawati has been acclaimed as the new steward at Barclay Lodge.Please join us in wishing Ari well in their new position.In solidarityNicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

March 09, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society Gibsons Modular Housing – 749 School Road ...

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, April 8, 2021. 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 a...