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April 1 adjustments to Facilities Collective Agreement
A number of negotiated premiums, differentials and wage adjustments in the 2019-2022 Facilities Collective Agreement kick in this month. All are effective the first pay period...
April 1, 2020
HEU calls for safe work and fair pay
The Hospital Employees’ Union is repeating its call for safe working conditions and fair pay in response to a wage boost health employers and government have provided to nurses...
April 1, 2020
EXTENDED! Urgent deadline for health care workers as province moves towards single-site staffing to prevent COVID-19 spread
The Provincial Health Office is asking health care workers employed at more than one site to indicate their preferences should they be restricted to a single site as part of public...
March 27, 2020
Single-Site Directive: What You Need to Know
The Provincial Health Officer (PHO) Dr. Bonnie Henry has given health authority medical health officers (MHOs) emergency powers to restrict long-term care workers to a single site...
March 26, 2020
Provincial Health Officer issues emergency order restricting long-term care workers to a single site
B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry used her sweeping emergency powers under the Public Health Act to move towards restricting long-term care and assisted living...
March 26, 2020
Operational changes at HEU to support members
During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers are on the front lines to protect patients and workers. HEU has restructured its operations so that it can continue to provide...
March 25, 2020
Sweeping public health orders restrict long-term care workers to single site in effort to combat COVID-19 spread
Over the weekend, public health officials from the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health authorities issued orders requiring workers in long-term care to register whether they work...
March 23, 2020
Vancouver Coastal orders long-term care staff to work at single site only
This is a breaking development and information will be updated as available The Medical Health Officer in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority has ordered all long-term care...
March 21, 2020
COVID-19: HEU continues to take steps to safeguard members and the public
HEU continues to take steps to protect the health and safety of members and the public in the face of a global COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak has now extended to a North Vancouver...
March 12, 2020
Help to fight racism in our workplaces and in our communities
Racist extremist groups that seek to fuel racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance are spreading around the world, including in Canada. In 2019 there were at...
March 19, 2020