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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

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Saint Elizabeth Health Services - Re-opening ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Saint Elizabeth Health Services - Sakura Group Homes. 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 – Downtown Eastside Programs - Re-opening of...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Lookout Housing & Health Society – DTES Programs (Al Mitchell Place, Jeffrey Ross Residence, Powell Street Getaway, Jim Green Residence, Sakura So, Tamura House, Walton 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...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at MPA Society - Re-opening of steward elections ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for MPA 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 0C4 Fax: 604-215-1410 ...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Lookout Housing & Health Society – North Shore...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Francis 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: 604-215-141...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Francis House - Re-opening of steward election...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Francis 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: 604-215-141...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Cheshire Homes Society of BC (Larkin House) ...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Cheshire Homes Society of BC (Larkin 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...

September 27, 2021

Fraser Health Authority – Burnaby Home Support - Re-opening of steward electi...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Fraser Health Authority - Burnaby Home Support. 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, Vancou...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Barberry Lodge - Re-opening of steward electio...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Barberry Lodge. 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: 604-215-14...

September 27, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Pacifica Treatment Centre - Re-opening of stew...

Steward Elections are re-opened for Pacifica Treatment Centre. 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:...

September 27, 2021

Living Well Home Care Services - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Living Well Home Care Services 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 ...

September 27, 2021

Columbia House – Melody Group Homes - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Columbia 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: 604-215-14...

September 27, 2021

Barclay Lodge - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for Barclay Lodge. 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: 604-215-141...

September 27, 2021

BC Centre for Ability - Re-opening of steward elections - BCGEU

Steward Elections are re-opened for BC Centre for Ability. 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...

September 24, 2021

Mandatory Vaccination - BCGEU

The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) has announced that a written order is imminent that requires vaccination as a condition of employment as of October 26, 2021 for employees who work in acute care hospitals, all home support workers who interact with clients, and other health sector staff who interact with patients/clients/residents in facility and community care settings such as adult day car...

September 14, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health-care workers - - BCGEU

Today the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) indicated that an order would be issued mandating that vaccination by October 26 is a condition of employment for those working in acute and community care across the province. All health care facilities in the province will be subject to this requirement, including Home Support. We have asked for clarification on the scope of the order given the breadt...

September 13, 2021

Fraser Health - Covid Test Sites (BCIT / Coquitlam) - Extended Workday Schedu...

It was brought to your Union’s attention earlier this year that the Covid Testing and Assessment Centre’s at Fraser Health had implemented an extended workday schedule.  This was done without consultation and agreement of the Union as is required under your Collective Agreement.  Typically if the Employer wishes to implement an extended workday schedule consultation occurs ahead of time so we c...

September 10, 2021

BCGEU provides submission to BC Gov’t to help build a long-term economic plan...

BCGEU provides submission to BC Gov't to help build a long-term economic plan for B.C. This past June, the B.C. government requested input from business, labour, Indigenous and other stakeholders for the development of our province's long-term, post-pandemic economic plan. Your union represented the voices of our 82,000 members in the consultative process, which involved Ravi Kahlon, Minister o...

September 02, 2021

Solidarity in Post-Secondary Labour Movement - BCGEU

Solidarity in Post-Secondary Labour Movement (British Columbia, September 2, 2021) – With last week's ever-changing landscape in COVID-related announcements affecting BC's post-secondary sector we saw what's possible amidst chaos. Union leaders jumped to action to represent their members in a variety of ways and one of those ways was that we, the undersigned unions, came together as a collectiv...

August 30, 2021

RainCity Housing & Support Society - New Steward - BCGEU

Nominations have closed for two (2) steward positions at Peer Services Programs on Thursday, August 5, 2021. We are pleased to announce that Shannah Liberman has been acclaimed as the new steward at Raincity Housing and Support Society – Peer Services In solidarity Nicki PearsonStaff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice hereUWU/MoveUP

August 30, 2021

B.C. government liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay outside e...

B.C. government liquor and cannabis workers rally for essential pay outside employer's head office, September 1 BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES – After five months without response from the Minister of Finance, B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) members working for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch (BCLDB) will rally outside the BCLDB's head office to call for their employer's support in r...