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HEU recognizes International Day for Persons with Disabilities – December 3
Today, people around the world are recognizing the International Day for Persons with Disabilities – a day that was established by the United Nations (UN) to create awareness, unde...
December 3, 2017
Access to HIV testing and treatment key message on World AIDS Day 2017
For three decades, the global community has joined together on World AIDS Day – December 1 – to remember the millions of people who have died from the autoimmune disease, and to ur...
December 1, 2017
Montreal Massacre highlights urgent action to end violence against women and girls
Almost three decades ago, Canadians were devastated by the biggest mass killing of women in our nation’s history. It was December 6, when a gunman entered l’École Polytechnique de...
December 6, 2017
Interior Health rejects call to keep Royal Inland maintenance and trades staff in-house
The Interior Health Authority has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the construction, financing and operation of a new patient care tower at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloop...
November 30, 2017
HEU urges Pacific Blue Cross members to vote for progressive candidates at AGM
For details on how and where to vote on December 13, click here . HEU is urging all members who are enrolled in the Pacific Blue Cross benefits program to attend the company’s annu...
November 28, 2017
HEU contracted support service members ratify four-year agreements
Eighteen months of member actions and tough bargaining in the contracted support service workers (CSSW) sector has finally come to a successful conclusion for 4,000 HEU members. On...
November 28, 2017
Future union leaders gather for HEU Young Workers’ conference in Burnaby
About 30 HEU members have wrapped up the union’s two-day Young Workers’ Conference held at Metrotown’s Holiday Express Inn on November 15 and 16. They left feeling inspired, energi...
November 17, 2017
Stand up for human rights on December 10
For nearly 70 years, Human Rights Day has been observed by the international community on December 10. It commemorates the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adoption in 1948 of...
December 10, 2017
HEU recognizes Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20
On November 20, HEU is joining with the worldwide community on Transgender Day of Remembrance to recognize and honour members of the trans community, who have been murdered or assa...
November 20, 2017
Many health and community social service workers to see modest additional wage adjustments linked to economic growth
Economic Stability Dividend (ESD) provisions that were included in collective agreements covering more than 250,000 public sector workers will provide an additional 0.4 per cent wa...
November 10, 2017