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[BURNABY] The Hospital Employees’ Union is urging the B.C. government to implement an action plan to protect seniors’ care, in the wake of last week’s takeover of the province’s...
[VICTORIA] The B.C. 2018 budget continues last September’s positive shift in B.C.’s priorities for health care, as part of the province’s commitment to affordability, improved...
As the province moves to address the shortage of care staff in B.C.’s nursing homes, a Burnaby care facility is firing its workforce today, says the Hospital Employees’ Union....
Today’s throne speech puts average British Columbians at the centre of an ambitious legislative plan that emphasizes affordability, stronger public services and an economy that...
On the heels of a new report showing that 85 per cent of B.C.’s residential care facilities are not funded to meet government’s own minimum staffing guidelines, the 49,000-member...
B.C. needs a plan to build more public and non-profit residential care facilities to meet the care needs of the province’s aging population, says the Hospital Employees’ Union. The...
FBA-CUPE Local 873 release: The B.C. government today announced that it is initiating a process which will restore standalone bargaining rights to B.C.'s ambulance paramedics and...
Vancouver – B.C.’s Seniors Advocate is once again calling for higher staffing levels in residential care facilities after releasing the results of a ground-breaking survey of care...
Plans to tackle the opioid crisis, improve access to effective and affordable drug coverage and improve seniors’ care are critical and welcome reinvestments in British Columbian’s...
BURNABY – B.C. hospital housekeeping and dietary workers have delivered an overwhelming strike mandate to back their bid to secure fair and respectful collective agreements with...