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Burnaby, B.C. – A pre-election promise by the B.C. Liberal government to divert funds intended for injured workers into employers’ pockets is short-sighted, says the 46,000-member... Read More
B.C.’s largest health union says today’s announcement by Health Minister Terry Lake is a “significant step” towards addressing the growing staffing crisis in residential care. “Our... Read More
There’s no fix to a growing crisis in seniors’ care or to the ongoing underfunding of B.C.’s health authorities in today’s pre-election B.C. budget, says the Hospital Employees’ Un... Read More
In the wake of a Seniors Advocate report showing over 90 per cent of the province’s senior care facilities are understaffed, HEU is calling for urgent action to stem the growing cr... Read More
B.C.’s largest health care union is raising the alarm about the proposed sale of the Retirement Concepts chain of retirement homes to an offshore investor. The 46,000-member Hospit... Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) says improved staffing levels are key to addressing resident-to-resident aggression in long-term care facilities.Read More
The Supreme Court of Canada has found that two Health Sciences Association of BC (HSA) members and a Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) member who contracted breast cancer while worki... Read More
The Hospital Employees’ Union says the Vancouver Island Health Authority should act now to block the sale of Wexford Creek care home and stop the layoff of staff. Wexford Creek sta... Read More
The Hospital Employees Union (HEU) is calling on the federal Liberal government to honour its 2015 election commitments to bring back a national Health Accord in partnership with B... Read More
Today’s decision by the Interior Health Authority (IHA) to contract out hospital laundry services is deeply disappointing news for more than 100 workers who will lose their jobs in... Read More