"We are pleased to welcome our new members under Broadmead's umbrella and look forward to supporting them in the important work they do in their community." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Vancouver (06 April 2018) — The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) welcomes 75 new members following a merger between 2 seniors' care facilities in Greater Victoria. On April 1, Rest Haven Lodge, which will continue to operate 73 residential complex care beds for seniors in Sidney, merged with Broadmead Care Society where the BCGEU/NUPGE already represents over 400 workers.
Workers join the existing 400 BCGEU/NUPGE members at Broadmead Care Society
"Broadmead Care Society is a non-profit organization with a community-first approach and an excellent reputation in seniors' care delivery," says Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President. "We are pleased to welcome our new members under Broadmead's umbrella and look forward to supporting them in the important work they do in their community."
The BCGEU/NUPGE represents over 16,000 workers in various health care sectors.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 390,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. — NUPGE