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Take time to learn about proposed changes to the Municipal Pension Plan
If you are one of the tens of thousands of HEU members in the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP), HEU is encouraging you to learn about important changes that are being proposed to the...
September 30, 2020
HEU’s Whiteside to seek election as MLA for New Westminster in October 24 vote
HEU secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside is seeking to represent New Westminster in the provincial legislature in B.C.’s upcoming election. The BC NDP announced this...
September 24, 2020
Improving fairness and equity for HEU members covered by the Municipal Pension Plan
Changes are coming to the Municipal Pension Plan that will improve post-retirement security for tens of thousands of HEU members. An agreement in principle has been reached to...
September 28, 2020
Public health care wins in legal challenge
The principles of universal public health care were upheld today in an important decision delivered by the Supreme Court of B.C. The decision comes as a result of the decade-long...
September 10, 2020
Contracted support services workers gear up for fall bargaining
With collective agreements for most contracted support services workers (CSSW) expiring at the end of September 2020, HEU members in this sector are preparing for bargaining. At...
August 17, 2020
Frequently Asked Questions on Pandemic Pay
On May 19, the B.C. Finance Minister Carole James announced that the province would provide 16 weeks of temporary pandemic pay for workers in health care, community social services...
July 21, 2020
HEU calls for systemic change to end racism and white supremacy
Black people in the U.S. are rising up against the police murder of George Floyd, against white supremacy and against systemic racism and police violence. We stand in solidarity...
May 31, 2020
B.C. government announces pandemic allowance for all health care and community social services workers
The B.C. government announced a pandemic payment today that will cover health care and community social services workers, as well as staff in correctional facilities. The temporary...
May 19, 2020
North Island Hospital housekeeping, waste management to be brought in-house
Housekeeping and waste management services currently delivered by Compass Canada (Crothall) at North Island Hospital sites in Comox and Campbell River will be brought under the...
May 13, 2020
New orders set out process for moving long-term care and assisted living workers to single sites
Two orders published Friday by the Provincial Health Office outline a plan to protect seniors and support workers through the transition to single site employment throughout the...
April 11, 2020