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Pushing for solutions to the recruitment and retention crisis in bargaining talks - BC General Employees' Union (BCGEU)

Your Community Bargaining Association (CBA) tabled our proposals last week as we began talks with the Health Employers' Association of BC (HEABC). 
At this point in time, we are pushing to achieve non-monetary priorities that you identified as important measures to address the recruitment and retention crisis in the sector.

The employer has recognized that we share some common goals. They are aware of the dire situation caused by short-staffing and made worse by the pandemic.
We are continuing in-depth discussions this week on scheduling, hours of work, overtime, and mobility of seniority. To show the employer how badly change is needed, we want to share real-life examples of the challenges we face in these areas, but first we need to gather stories from members like you.
Have you personally experienced challenges related to scheduling, hours of work, overtime, or mobility of seniority? Click here to share your story anonymously using our simple online form.
Once we have dealt with all non-monetary issues, we will move on to wages, benefits and other monetary issues. We will update you as talks progress.
In solidarity,
Your Community Bargaining Association

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