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News releases for 2019
HEU urges VIHA to put Nanaimo Seniors Village under administration
[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...
October 2, 2019
Update on Low Wage Redress for HEU community health workers
In the last round of bargaining, Low Wage Redress language was negotiated for community health workers covered by the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) collective agreement...
June 13, 2019
Seniors, patients and health care workers to benefit from labour law changes
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...
April 30, 2019
Community health sector updated wage grids now available online
On April 1, the Community Health Bargaining Association (CBA) collective agreement came into effect, covering 2,300 HEU members working in that sector. The contract includes a $40...
April 4, 2019
Community Health Bargaining Association
Update on low wage redress for members in community health subsector
The Community Health Bargaining (CBA) Low Wage Redress committee reports that it is making progress on how the monies bargained in the new collective agreement will be allocated...
February 28, 2019
Health care renewal on course with Budget 2019, says 50,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union
[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...
February 19, 2019
Hospital and long-term care workers vote to ratify three-year collective agreement
[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...
February 11, 2019
HEU health science professionals to vote on tentative agreement in January
The Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association (HSPBA) – which includes about 35 HEU members – recently reached a tentative agreement with the Health Employers Association...
January 10, 2019