As another World AIDS Day approaches on December 1, HIV/AIDS remains one of the most tragic, unresolved crises in the world – despite more than 25 years of campaigns, activism, research, education and high-profile promises.
About 1,000 delegates to the BC Federation of Labour convention in Vancouver are demanding that the provincial government take action now to shut down private clinics operating in violation of the Canada Health Act.
As HEU’s Provincial Executive works quickly to put the many changes adopted by October’s biennial convention into practice, the union is seeking applications from local activists who are interested in joining a PE sub-committee.
Termination notices for 41 care aides and activity aides employed by Caresource Solutions at the West Van Care Centre have been withdrawn, and the company will begin first contract negotiations with the Hospital Employees’ Union next month.
After six months of organizing and planning, the Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) Education Fund Committee is releasing its first of two information packages on the $5 million education fund, negotiated during 2006 bargaining.