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Labour Relations Board provides further details on LPN seniority and service
The B.C. Labour Relations Board (LRB) has issued its final decision clarifying the status of licensed practical nurse (LPN) seniority and service entitlements following Bill 18 . B...
November 22, 2013
LPNs’ seniority rights belong in the NBA
In response to an invitation from the Labour Relations Board, the Hospital Employees’ Union has made a written submission outlining its views on seniority rights for LPNs that have...
September 6, 2013
Bill 18 and LPN seniority
The purpose of this newsletter is to clarify the impact of Bill 18 ( Health Authorities Amendment Act ) on seniority for LPNs who are directly affected by the legislation. Bill 18...
June 11, 2013
Bill 18 enacted
The B.C. Liberal government enacted legislation Monday that redefines health care bargaining units and moves licensed practical nurses into the RN-dominated Nurses Bargaining Assoc...
April 16, 2013
B.C. Liberal government passes Bill 18
In one of its final acts in the legislature before facing voters in May, the BC Liberals used their majority to pass legislation that restructures health care bargaining. Bill 18 ,...
March 17, 2013
Bill 18 should die on order paper, says HEU
[BURNABY, B.C.] - The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging the B.C. Liberals to abandon last-minute legislation changing health care bargaining units. Bill 18 , the Health Authoriti...
March 14, 2013
Health minister attempts quick win with Bill 18, but HEU says legislation is deeply flawed
The B.C. Liberal government began debate Thursday on Bill 18 , legislation that fundamentally alters bargaining in the health sector. In a brief opening to the debate in the B.C. l...
March 8, 2013
Clark government moves to restructure largest bargaining unit in public sector
A move by the B.C. Liberal government to fundamentally change the way that workers are represented in the health sector was done without prior consultation, says the Hospital Emplo...
March 4, 2013