News Blogs for 2020

Long-term care and assisted living residents will once again be able to visit with loved ones under strict requirements announced today by Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie...
Jennifer Whiteside, Secretary-Business Manager of the Hospital Employees’ Union issued the following statement today: “Our health care system must be a place of compassion, comfort...
COVID-19 has shone a light on serious problems in our seniors’ care system resulting from years of underfunding, privatization and precarious working conditions. These problems are...
Thirteen years ago – on June 8, 2007 – the Supreme Court of Canada established collective bargaining as a constitutionally-protected right for all Canadian workers. The Court's...
(Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver BC) – BC’s labour movement is pleased with the recent Workers Compensation Board (WCB) announcement that COVID-19 will be added to Schedule 1 of...
As we tackle two crises at once - the pandemic and the ongoing impacts of global climate change - we want to amplify the call today from United Nations’ secretary-general António...
The Hospital Employees' Union wrote the following letter to B.C.'s health employers in response to their decision last week to provide most nurses covered by the NBA agreement with...
The Hospital Employees’ Union is committed to human rights and to the social justice principles contained in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In...