News Blog

NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS for HEU’s public sector members went into effect on April 1, 2019. Members are familiar with the major compensation improvements, but may not be aware of...
IN MARCH, HEU won full-retroactive wages for former light duty housekeepers employed by Compass at Vancouver Coastal and Providence Health Care sites. Light duty housekeepers...
CHOOSING A COURSE Some workshops are aimed at members who have taken on specific roles in their local, like shop stewards, OH&S stewards, and local executive. These classes are to...
LEARNING. DISCOVERING talents you never knew you had. Opening up new horizons and opportunities. These are some of the rewards that come with education. “Our education program is...
Most of us are aware of the horrific wildfires that devastated many areas of B.C. in 2017, but do we really understand the trauma this caused workers who were directly affected?...
Are you a facilities member working directly for a health authority, Providence Health Care, or a facilities affiliate employer? Do you have a keen interest in helping members get...
For HEU, 2018 brought a tidal wave of change. After many years of unrelenting advocacy, struggle and member activism, the union achieved major gains on many fronts. Following an...
HEU member Steve Andrews works for the Canadian Mental Health Association, providing support for residents of B.C. Housing sites. But outside his regular work, he’s on a mission to...
From improving public transportation to protecting education, planning community growth and providing libraries and recreational facilities, decisions made by elected municipal...
Three significant announcements in the last few days from B.C.’s NDP government are a signal that B.C. is rejecting the previous government health privatization agenda and moving...