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The 43,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union welcomes Health Minister Terry Lake’s appointment of Isobel Mackenzie as B.C.’s seniors’ advocate. HEU secretary-business manager Bonnie...
Two hundred and sixty-four health care and support workers at Sunridge Place, members of the Hospital Employees’ Union, have received lay-off notices in the wake of the sale of the...
Today’s provincial budget cements B.C.’s trailing position among Canadian provinces in its support for health care, says the Hospital Employees’ Union. As a result, B.C.’s health...
[Burnaby, B.C.] Health care workers employed by the Compass Group and its subsidiary Marquise in housekeeping and food services voted over 98 per cent in favour of strike action,...
[Burnaby, B.C.] The Hospital Employees’ Union has reached a tentative settlement with US-based Aramark covering nearly 1,300 hospital cleaning staff working in Vancouver Coastal...
Health care workers employed by US-based Aramark in housekeeping services voted 97 per cent in favour of strike action, according to results released today by the Hospital...
[Burnaby, B.C.] The Hospital Employees’ Union has negotiated a critical agreement with one of three multinational contractors that together employ more than 4,400 support staff at...
An arbitrator has ruled that a Parksville nurse was unjustly disciplined by her employer for speaking out on the state of seniors’ care at a public meeting last year.
The Vancouver Island Health Authority is cutting hours at south Island community labs, and ending home visits to collect blood and other lab specimens from the frail elderly and...