Newsletter

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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
International solidarity event will bring trade unionists from B.C., Washington, Oregon together to support workers’ rights in wake of Wisconsin’s anti-labour legislationRead More
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...Read More
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...Read More