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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...
[VICTORIA] The government’s reinvestment in better care for seniors, faster access to surgeries and building and renovating hospitals continues to be a priority in the 2019...
[BURNABY, B.C.] – Nearly 44,000 health care workers represented by the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) have a new collective agreement that includes important...
[RICHMOND, B.C.] – The multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) representing nearly 44,000 hospital and long-term care workers has reached a tentative three-year...