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News Blogs for 2017
Join the Walk for Reconciliation - Sept 24
Namwayut – We are all one. Please join the HEU Team as we participate in Vancouver’s Walk for Reconciliation 2017 . The Walk is an opportunity to build relationships with Indigenou...
September 14, 2017
New report points to rising distress among family caregivers
Better access to home support hours would alleviate increasing levels of stress among family caregivers, according to a new report from the BC Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie. T...
August 30, 2017
On Labour Day - we salute all workers
We waited a long time for summer. But before long, our vacations will end, schools will re-open, and autumn will arrive. For some, Labour Day marks a return to routine. For others,...
September 1, 2017
Testimonials from the frontline
In B.C., the health sector injury rate is one-and-a-half times higher than all other workplaces combined. In long-term care facilities, the rate is more than four times higher. In...
August 28, 2017
Shaping a new political landscape
It certainly was a provincial election like no other. Now, with a minority NDP government, supported by the Green Party, taking up the reins of power in Victoria, we are hopeful fo...
August 25, 2017
Urgent call out to health care workers in the Interior during wildfire evacuations
The Interior Health Authority has asked the Hospital Employees’ Union for urgent assistance in finding available staff to provide health services during the current wildfire crisis...
July 11, 2017
Join a Pride festivity in your community
In the coming months, British Columbians will be joining hundreds of others to celebrate Pride 2017. And we hope that HEU members will too. There’s much to celebrate! We’re pleased...
June 23, 2017
Why our 2007 Supreme Court victory on Bill 29 still matters
Ten years ago today, on June 8, 2007, HEU members scored a huge victory at the Supreme Court of Canada.
June 8, 2017
Seven members share stories from our latest conference
Read about the impact this week's equity conference had on members who attended their first-ever union education event.
June 2, 2017
Let's put British Columbians first
I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of attacks on public and social services over the past decade and a half under the BC Liberals. For nearly 16 years, the Gordon Campbell...
May 8, 2017