H.O.M.E.S. – Healthy Opportunities for Meaningful Experience Society

Local 1611 Healthcare Sector represents support service workers in the H.O.M.E. Society facilities throughout parts of British Columbia. The membership who work for H.O.M.E.S, an agency that provides community-based social services, are dedicated and committed to the individuals they serve. These caring professionals strengthen their communities and their work touches many lives. Local 1611 is proud to partner with these workers, and support them in their valuable community involvement.

CSSBA and CSSEA Bargaining Continues
As you are aware the unions were invited by the provincial government to the table for early contract discussions. The Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA) committee finalized the unions’ priorities and proposals and initiated talks with the Community Social Services Employers Association (CSSEA) bargaining committee on May 16, 2018.

The parties have concluded a protocol agreement and have begun exchanging proposals across the table and engaging in discussions.

The CSSBA is committed to bargain the mandate put forward by their membership.

Members are encouraged to keep their email information up to date. To provide updated contact information, please call 604-541-1611 or 1-800-663-6588.

CLICK HERE for the latest update on the bargaining process as of June 15, 2018.

H.O.M.E.S. Member Resource Links:
2014 to 2019 Collective Agreement
Joint Community Social Services Labour Adjustment and Education Fund
Compensation Comparability Wage Increase 2017

If you are a H.O.M.E. Society employee and have any questions you can either email: Shelley Moore your Local 1611 H.O.M.E.S. Service Representative, or contact Shelley at 1 (250) 382-1511.