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The Hospital Employees’ Union announced today the appointment of Meena Brisard as its secretary-business manager, and she will assume those responsibilities later this summer. For...
The Hospital Employees’ Union says today’s B.C. budget contains key investments to help strengthen health care services tested by the global pandemic, while promoting greater...
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...