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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

February 03, 2022

Bargaining for your new collective agreement starts today - BC General Emplo...

Your Community Bargaining Association (CBA) Negotiating Committee held our bargaining conference this week and we will begin negotiations on your behalf with the employers in the Health Employers’ Association of BC (HEABC) on February 3, 2022.Over 21,000 workers in the community health sector from eight different unions across the province brought forward ideas and proposals for bargaining....

February 02, 2022

Local 804 Members - BCGEU Credential Delivery - BC General Employees' Union (...

Many of you likely received the email below on January 31, 2022 from Scytl Credential Delivery System: "From: Scytl Credential Delivery SystemDate: January 31, 2022 at 9:05:01 AM PSTSubject: Credential DeliveryReply-To: [email protected]  Dear voter, We are pleased to invite you to vote electronically in the elections to XXXX that will be held from DD, MM DD(#) YYYY, starting at HH:MM, until...

February 02, 2022

Elections for Local 802 Executive - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following positions of the local 802 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them:Chairperson:Charmaine FinesMichelle Whyte    1st Vice-Chairperson:Charmaine FinesMichelle WhyteJoe Sippel         Please click on the following link to see the candidate statements on the BCGEU website: https://www.bcgeu.ca/local_802_ele...

January 31, 2022

Black History Month 2022 - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

February is Black History Month, and the BCGEU is celebrating the contributions and legacy of Black Canadians throughout our history. Since Black History Month was created 25 years ago, we have honoured the role that so many Black Canadians have played in society. Around this year’s celebrations, there has been a focus on those who have made an impact on Canadian politics, including Lincoln Ale...

January 31, 2022

Update on Certification Process for New View Society - BC General Employees' ...

Since our initial meeting held on December 15th, 2021, discussions have continued between HEABC and your Union to finalize the process of your membership with BCGEU. Your Employer is currently providing HEABC Classifications with a more detailed job description for each classification and HEABC should have that by mid-February. Once the classifications are established, the next step is to seek ...

January 31, 2022

Local 806 Nominations Received for Vacant Positions on the Local Executive - ...

We have received two nominations for vacant positions on the Local Executive. We have received nominations for the following positions on the Local Executive:   Local 1st Vice Chair Local Member-At-Large    As per the D-8 policy: "Where no nomination is received for an office, nominations will be considered to remain open, but by-elections should not occur until all appeals are exhausted. Dur...

January 26, 2022

Health Essential Services for CBA, FBA and HSPBA - BC General Employees' Unio...

As negotiations are soon set to start for members covered by the Community Health, Facilities and Health Science Professionals collective agreements, the Unions are commencing Essential Service negotiations with your Employers. The Union and Employer are required to negotiate and establish the healthcare services that will be provided in the event of any job action. This process usually begins ...

January 24, 2022

BCGEU Triennial Local 812 Elections - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The local 812 local election nomination period opened on December 20th 2021. Nominations closed at the Jan 20th 2022, general membership meeting at 6:00pm.  No nominations were received for Local 812.The following local executive positions are vacant: Chairperson First Vice-Chairperson Second Vice-Chairperson Treasurer Recording Secretary Member at Large Young Worker The BCGEU Local Election...

January 24, 2022

Local 806 - Local Executive Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (...

We are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the Local 0806 Executive: In solidarity,Jennifer Palmgren, ChairpersonShane Stoddart, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

January 24, 2022

Elections for Local 804 1st Vice Chairperson Executive - BC General Employees...

The BCGEU is holding elections for the following position 1st Vice Chairperson of the local 804 executive. Candidate statements are attached for those candidates who provided them: 1st Vice Chairperson Candidates:                        Shelley Einarson (bio attached)                        Jenn Lovett (bio attached) Balloting will be done electronically and will open on January 31, 2022 at 9a...

January 21, 2022

NTT Data Members Please Check Your Paystub - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 Have you been paid Incorrectly? It has come to the Union’s attention that BCGEU members working for NTT may not have been paid correctly for the following 2021/2022 statutory holidays:  December 25, 2021 December 27, 2021 January 1, 2022 January 3, 2022  We understand members were paid at a whole range of DIFFERENT rates for these stat dates when they should have been paid at the SAME rate i...

January 21, 2022

Local 810 Executive Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

 We are pleased to announce the results of the Elections for the Local 0810 Executive:In solidarity,Carrie Lessing, ChairpersonKathy Weaver, Staff RepresentativeDownload PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP