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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

July 05, 2023

All Members Covered by the Community Health Bargaining Association - CBA Mobi...

During the last round of negotiations we made significant progress in achieving full mobility for all employees of a Health Authority covered by the Community Health Bargaining Association (CBA). Each Health Authority is currently divided up into 'Appendix 1 Employers' in the collective agreement and previously if you worked for a Health Authority (in the absence of an agreement to the contrary...

July 04, 2023

Community Health Workers at Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (except Powell...

As a result of a BCGEU grievance, your Employer has agreed to pay CHWs for the time they spend picking up supplies at Employer offices. If you were a CHW working 18.7 hours per week or more on the date the agreement was signed (June 29, 2023), you will receive a retroactive payment of 20 minutes per pay period for the 12 months preceding the agreement. These payments may take up to three months...

June 29, 2023

Seniors’ care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement - BC General Employ...

Seniors' care workers in Chilliwack ratify new agreement  Members of the B.C. General Employees' Union (BCGEU) working at Lynnwood Retirement Residence have ratified their new collective agreement by a vote of 100%.  Over months of negotiations, these workers fought for a living wage that would address the soaring cost of living and put an end to high staff turnover at their facility.  The new ...

June 20, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st

Photo description: Members of the BCGEU Indigenous Advisory Committee in front of the Tlúu Xaadaa Naay Longhouse, Old Masset, Haida Gwaii   National Indigenous Peoples Day: 21 Things you can do on June 21st Activities marking National Indigenous Peoples Day are held from coast to coast to coast on and around June 21st to commemorate and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples...

June 19, 2023

Local 812 Executive Nomination Results and Local Chairperson Election - BC Ge...

The local 812 local election nomination period opened on June 9, 2023. Nominations closed at 5:00pm on June 15, 2023. We are pleased to announce the following positions have been acclaimed. Please Take the time to congratulate the elected members.  Second Vice Chairperson:Leona RegehrYoung Worker:Joannah Anderson As we have received three (3) nominations for the Local Chairperson position, we w...

June 15, 2023

Lookout Steward Elections - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The BCGEU is looking for a union steward at the following Lookout locations, and nominations are now open. Al Mitchell Place – 346 Alexander Street, Vancouver (x2 spots) Powell Street Getaway – 450 East Hastings Street, Vancouver Rhoda Kaelis Residence – 1105 Royal Avenue, New Westminster Russell Residence and Housing Shelter – 740 Carnarvon Street, New Westminster Tamura House – 225 Dunlevy ...

June 15, 2023

Local 808 Chairperson Election Results - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

The nomination period for Local 808 Chairperson closed on June 5, 2023. The Union is pleased to announce that Fiona Davidson has been acclaimed as Local 808 Chairperson. Congratulations Fiona Davidson! Download PDF of notice here UWU/MoveUP