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We’ve known for a long time about the devastating impact of domestic violence on women and families. But until recently, researchers had not looked into its effects on the workplac...Read More
After years of public pressure and political debate, the federal government announced in early December that it would launch a National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous...Read More
A Bangladeshi court has laid murder charges against 41 people – including government officials, five Rana Plaza garment factory proprietors and building owner Sohel Rana – for the...Read More
Spring is in the air, and with a new year in full swing HEU members are boosting their capacity to make a concrete difference in their workplaces and communities. Against a backdro...Read More
Fearing deportation should never be part of a hospital visit. But in a 22-month period during the last two years, 558 people were turned over to the Canadian Border Services Agency...Read More
The Hospital Employees Union’s Provincial Executive voted at their April meeting to join a chorus of voices in Canada opposing the idea of paying for plasma. This year Health Canad...Read More
As part of the implementation of the Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP), HEU is recruiting members to act as workplace EDMP stewards. The EDMP, negotiated in 2012 bargai...Read More
It was an exciting day throughout B.C.'s Interior as HEU members and concerned citizens rallied support for in-house hospital laundry services and local jobs.Read More
Rally Wednesday, March 2 at B.C. legislature and other locations HEU supports Inclusion BC and other disability advocacy groups in their call on Premier Christy Clark to raise disa...Read More
Affordable housing has reached a crisis point on the North Shore. That was the message delivered to local politicians at the Metro Vancouver Alliance (MVA) Assembly on Family Day,...Read More