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HEU welcomes new premier’s picks to lead critical health files
Premier John Horgan announced his choices for his government’s cabinet on Tuesday, picking two of B.C.’s strongest public health care advocates to head the new government’s health...
July 21, 2017
HEU conference focuses on the struggle for equity and justice
Under the theme – Rising Together: Roots, Struggle, Strength – more than 120 HEU members gathered in Vancouver this week for the union’s 2017 Equity Conference. The union’s secreta...
June 2, 2017
HEU members unite to celebrate International Women’s Day – March 8
Every March 8, HEU links hands with the global community to celebrate women’s achievements and advocate for women’s social, economic and political equality in our workplaces, at th...
March 8, 2017
Government announces modest “dividend” for public sector workers
Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) provisions that were included in collective agreements covering more than 250,000 public sector workers will provide an additional 0.35 per cent w...
December 13, 2016
Celebrating diversity around the world on Human Rights Day
Since 1950 – when the United Nations declared December 10 as International Human Rights Day – activists around the globe use this day as a reminder of the immense work still requir...
December 10, 2016
Nationwide call for action to end violence against women – December 6
More than 25 year ago, Canadians were devastated by the biggest mass killing of women in our nation’s history. It was December 6, when a lone gunman entered l’École Polytechnique d...
December 6, 2016
HEU recognizes International Day for Persons with Disabilities – December 3
Today, people around the world are recognizing the International Day for Persons with Disabilities – a day that was established by the United Nations (UN) to create awareness, unde...
December 3, 2016
We Are One rally at Peace Arch on April 2 at 2 p.m.
International solidarity event will bring trade unionists from B.C., Washington, Oregon together to support workers’ rights in wake of Wisconsin’s anti-labour legislation
March 17, 2011
Residential school survivors remembered on Orange Shirt Day – September 30
On September 30, HEU will join with Canadians from coast to coast to recognize Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters. Members are encouraged to wear orange on that day in solidarit...
September 29, 2017
Union recognizes members’ vital contribution to health care on HEU Day – October 13
From its beginnings as a merger of separate women’s and men’s unions at Vancouver General Hospital during the Second World War, the Hospital Employees’ Union has expanded to become...
October 13, 2017
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