If you were laid off after January 28, 2002 due to re-tendering, contracting out, or bumping from a health care job in the community subsector; or
If you are a current employee in a community subsector job and are interested in skills development, you may be eligible for reimbursement of training costs.
The retraining funds are available as a result of a settlement between health unions, health employers and the B.C. government related to a June 2007 Supreme Court of Canada ruling on Bill 29.
You can obtain further information and an application form below, or by contacting the BCGEU by email or telephone.
Contact: James Cavalluzzo, BCGEU, at 604-291-9611.
- Application form (PDF)
- Confirmation of Employee Status (PDF)
- Overview (PDF)
- FAQ (PDF)