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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
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
HEU calls for urgent action to address toxic working conditions at Nanaimo hospital
In the wake of a report detailing a working environment at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital that is rife with intimidation, bullying, and retaliation, HEU is calling for immediate...
November 10, 2017
What’s the extent of insecure, precarious work in the Community Social Services sector?
That’s what HEU, the Community Social Services Bargaining Association (CSSBA), and the Community Social Services Employers’ Association (CSSEA) want to find out. To gather this inf...
November 6, 2017
What HEU members need to know about the annual flu shot in British Columbia
With flu season upon us, it’s important for HEU members to familiarize themselves on workplace guidelines around flu shots and influenza outbreaks in order to protect themselves, t...
October 30, 2017
Building member power key theme of HEU fall school
More than 120 HEU activists from across the province gathered at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster this week for an energizing and inspiring fall school program. The weeklong ses...
October 20, 2017
HEU recognizes valuable care team on Health Care Assistant Day
October 18 is Health Care Assistant Day, and the Hospital Employees’ Union is marking the occasion with a continued call for higher staffing levels and safer working conditions for...
October 18, 2017
Union recognizes members’ vital contribution to health care on HEU Day – October 13
From its beginnings as a merger of separate women’s and men’s unions at Vancouver General Hospital during the Second World War, the Hospital Employees’ Union has expanded to become...
October 13, 2017
Residential school survivors remembered on Orange Shirt Day – September 30
On September 30, HEU will join with Canadians from coast to coast to recognize Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters. Members are encouraged to wear orange on that day in solidarit...
September 30, 2017