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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...
Today, 29 laundry workers at Kelowna General Hospital will work their final shift, after the Interior Health Authority (IHA) contracted out their jobs and awarded a 20-year...
Vancouver, B.C. - Hospital Employees' Union (HEU) secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside today called on B.C.’s health authorities to improve job security and wages for...
B.C.'s largest health care union is congratulating the leaders of the BC NDP and BC Green Party for reaching an agreement for a progressive provincial government that puts people...
BURNABY – False claims by a BC Liberal candidate that the replacement of two public care homes in Sechelt by a privately operated facility won’t impact wages of health care workers...