This group will be integrated into the existing LifeLabs collective agreement and will now hear its collective voice to negotiate with management on issues such as job security and wages through a cooperative and fair process. Staff from the LifeLabs Cam Coady Building (CCB) laboratory in Surrey will join the 820 members from across the province. The CWB vote included current MEMBERS OF THE BCGEU/NUPGE, who are being transferred from the unionized LifeLabs Burnaby lab to the previously non-union Surrey lab. “Our LifeLabs members will now have an even stronger voice and influence at the bargaining table,” said Stephanie Smith, PRESIDENT OF THE BCGEU. “This victory shows the continued growth of our members in the healthcare sector and will ultimately strengthen the voice of all of our 17,000 members in the healthcare sector.” LifeLabs acquired bc BioMedical`s business in April 2013. After the merger, BC BioMedical employees expressed interest in being part of the LifeLabs collective agreement. LifeLabs was certified in 1999 and has a long history with BCGEU/NUPGE. “But with another 170,000 OPSEU/OPSEU members now by your side, your managers will listen when you speak.” The Ontario Labour Relations Board on Wednesday ordered LifeLabs to reinstate the worker — a racsified woman with no history of discipline before she began promoting a union. See the recent Crown Counsel Letter of Understanding #13 (PDF, 1.43MB) As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to change, please pass here regularly for updates on the reopening of the office and/or newspapers. Changes to the ETO – What you need to know: Information video This compressed information video offers a brief overview of the steps required to implement the new language of working time in the ETO components contract.
This video is only used for training purposes. Eto Hours of Work Joint Training Video BCGEU and BCPSA jointly developed trainings on the new language of working time in the ETO Components Agreement and then organised this training for ETO staff throughout the province. This video is a recording of the kamloops training session. It is only accessible for training purposes. “This is just another shocking example of the lazy things at the helm of LifeLabs,” said OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas. “First, they allow criminals to obtain the private medical information of millions of Canadians. And now that lab technicians have never been more important, they`re trying to get rid of a technician who has years of experience just because she wants to join a union. You`re a villain, Charlie Brown. LifeLabs` BCGEU/NUPGE members provide diagnostic laboratory services through community-based patient service centers, home and long-term care visits, and laboratory testing facilities and perform more than 90% of the lab work on B.C. .