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A re-elected NDP government will end the practice of contracting out hospital cleaning and food services to multinational corporations and bring these workers back under the...
Premier John Horgan says a re-elected NDP government will continue to top up wages for seniors’ care workers even after the COVID-19 pandemic is over. The Hospital Employees’ Union...
B.C.’s largest health care union is welcoming today’s announcement of a significant investment in front-line health care workers as part of $1.6 billion in provincial government...
Care aides at the Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver have voted to join the Hospital Employees’ Union in a mail-in ballot overseen by B.C.’s Employment Standards Branch...
Care aides at Lynn Valley Care Centre, site of B.C.’s first long-term care COVID-19 outbreak, are taking steps to join the Hospital Employees’ Union. The union filed an application...
Workers on the front line of B.C’s pandemic response will face even longer days as a result of cuts to bus, SkyTrain, SeaBus and West Coast Express schedules, says the 50,000...
Today's provincial budget supports a multi-year plan for higher staffing levels in seniors care, faster access to primary care and diagnostic testing and major investments in...
A new report from B.C.’s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie finds that the province’s for-profit care home operators are pocketing big profits while shorting seniors of more than...
[BURNABY, B.C.] – The Hospital Employees’ Union is demanding the Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) put another Retirement Concepts care home under administration. The union...
B.C.’s labour minister Harry Bains today introduced a number of changes to the province’s Labour Relations Code including collective agreement protection for health care workers...