Click here to find info on COVID-19

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 12, 2021

Local 803 VCH Sunshine Coast BCGEU Members - Steward Nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 5 (five) steward positions at your worksite and will close on March, 15, 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 about thei...

February 12, 2021

VCH Sea to Sky - Steward nominations - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 5 (five) steward positions at your worksite and will close on March 15, 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 about the...

February 11, 2021

Lookout Housing & Health Society - Shop stewards - BCGEU

This notice is to advise all BCGEU members at Lookout Housing & Health Society that the following people are the current shop stewards for your worksite: Masoud Aminzavvar Khan Baller Robyn Beveland Sarah Black Maria Brennenstuhl Richard Consalvi Sandu Constantinescu Jolene Crowley Jendon Cumigad Bryan Estill Marcus Gagne Maribel Hilario Christopher O'Brian Rishab Rajdev Fiona York If you...

February 11, 2021

New Steward - Lookout Housing & Health Society Al Mitchell Place - 3...

Elections have closed for one (1) steward position on Wednesday February 3, 2021.  We are pleased to announce that Khan Baller is the new steward at Al Mitchell Place.  Please join us in wishing Khan well in their new position.   In solidarity   Nicki Pearson Staff Representative   Download PDF of notice here    UWU/MoveUP

February 11, 2021

Lookout Housing & Health Society - Walton Hotel - New steward - BCGEU

Elections have closed for one (1) steward position on Wednesday February 3, 2021. We are pleased to announce that Sara Black is the new steward at the Walton Hotel. Please join us in wishing Sara well in their new position.   In solidarity Nicki PearsonStaff Representative Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP

February 10, 2021

Burnaby Fraser Health - Community Health Workers - Call for Expression of Int...

Nominations are now open for one (1) additional member to represent Community Health Workers on the Joint Labour/Management Committee at Fraser Health - Burnaby Home Health. What does the Joint Labour/Management Committee do? The Committee provides a forum for information exchange and discussion between the Union and the Employer and has the power to make recommendations to the parties on the f...

February 10, 2021

Black History Month Events and Resources - BCGEU

EVENTS & RESOURCES     Webinar  Then and Now: Shaping the Future of Black Canadians Through Lessons of Past and Anti-Racism  This 90-minute event will focus on Black history in BC and the impact of anti-Black racism.  The panel, moderated by Community Advocate Asiyah Robinson, will be composed of Silvia Mangue (BC Black History Awareness Society President), Olaolu Adeleye (Associate F...

February 05, 2021

Local 803 - Convention Resolutions - BCGEU 51st Tr...

A recent bulletin was sent to all members regarding a call for nominations and election of delegates to the upcoming BCGEU 51st Triennial Constitutional Convention. If you wish to attend convention as a delegate, or participate in the election of delegates please refer to the Local Union meeting notice for details. The Constitutional Convention is where BCGEU members elect the President, Treasu...

February 02, 2021

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protra...

No disruption to Canada Line as BCGEU reaches tentative agreement with Protrans BCBURNABY - After 13 months without a contract and more than 40 bargaining sessions-including close to 40 hours since Sunday morning-members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working on the Canada Line have reached a tentative deal with their employer. "Our members' goal has always been t...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU, Protrans BC to continue Canada Line talks - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. today. However, talks are scheduled into the evening and the union is holding off on job action while negotiations continue. The current contract expired in December 2019 and contract talks sta...

February 01, 2021

BCGEU members on Canada Line back at the table Monday morning - BCGEU

BURNABY, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES - Members of the B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) working for Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line, are in a legal strike position as of 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. Seventeen hours of talks over the weekend brought the sides closer together, but did not result in a deal.  The two sides will resume bargaining Monday morning with the hopes ...

January 29, 2021

Canada Line workers issue 72-hour strike notice - BCGEU

The B.C. Government & Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) has issued a 72-hour strike notice to Protrans BC, operator of the Canada Line as of 4:00 p.m. today. This move follows four days of mediation last week and several months of negotiations in which no significant progress was made on three main issues: wage parity, improved sick leave and contract length.For the past year, Canada Line wo...

January 28, 2021

New provincial OHS organization - BCGEU

New provincial OHS organizationIn December 2019, the Ministry of Health announced funding to establish and operate a new provincial occupational health and safety organization. This new organization has now been officially incorporated as the BC Health Care Occupational Health and Safety Society with a mandate to develop a provincial framework, systems and programs to improve workplace health a...

January 28, 2021

All BCGEU Members at Salvation Army Harbour Light Detox - Update to Your Barg...

Welcome to Settimo Szliske who has been acclaimed as the final member of the bargaining committee to represent you in the upcoming negotiations to renew your collective agreement. The bargaining committee is now complete and will not be accepting any more inquiries to join. Keep an eye out for more updates as the committee prepares for this round of negotiations. If you didn't receive this mess...

January 26, 2021

Call for Nominations for 1 Shop Steward - Barclay Lodge - BCGEU

Nominations are now open for 1 (one) steward position at your worksite and will close on Thursday, February 25, 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-worker...

January 25, 2021

Steward Election – Al Mitchell Place - BCGEU

Great news! We have received two nominations for a shop steward at Al Mitchell Place and will be running an election.The nominees are: Khan Baller  Myles Jocko Elections will close at 5:00PM, on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.Votes will be collected by Sandu Constantinescu at the Al Mitchell site, and the successful candidate will be announced after a vote. In solidarityNicki PearsonStaff Repres...

January 25, 2021

All Local 803 BCGEU Members at Lookout Housing & Health Society - Steward Ele...

Great news! We have received four nominations for a shop steward at the Walton Hotel and will be running an election. The nominees are: Rick Branston Muhammad Humed Stuart Micheal Sara Black Elections will close at 5:00PM, on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Votes will be collected by Matt Prior at the Walton Hotel site, and the successful candidate will be announced after a vote.   In solidarity...

January 22, 2021

Greater Vancouver Community Services Society - Steward Nominations - BCGEU

Thank you to the members who have put their name forward to fill the five vacant Steward positions at GVCSS. Please help me congratulate the newest acclaimed BCGEU Stewards for GVCSS: Filomena Malkovich Helen Buse Jamie Cruz Manpreet Kaur  Mitzi Echague Please note, the following people below are the current GVCSS stewards you can contact should you have any questions or concerns regarding ...