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B.C. MINISTRY OF HEALTH NEWS RELEASE: The provincial government is taking action to make work safer for health care workers by committing $8.5 million over three years for a new...
Gender-based violence – especially violence against marginalized women – is still an alarming problem in today’s society. The devastating impact of violence experienced in Canada’s...
Established by the United Nations (UN) in 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities recognizes the social, political and economic challenges people with disabilities...
On December 1, people around the world will come together to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year, the World AIDS Day theme — Communities make the difference — is a...
On November 28, 1998, Rita Hester, a transgender African American woman, was murdered in Massachusetts, two days before her 35th birthday. It was a brutal hate crime. Now, more...
For the past several weeks, the 50,000 members of the Hospital Employees’ Union have been holding local events to celebrate this milestone birthday for HEU – a union that has a...
HEU recognizes Orange Shirt Day: Every Child Matters to show solidarity with Canada’s Indigenous peoples and our commitment to reconciliation. Marked on September 30, Orange Shirt...
We all know that HEU “takes the cake”. And next month, we’re turning 75. So, it’s time to celebrate our strong, diverse and inclusive union. The union is encouraging locals to...
More than 100 HEU members gathered in Richmond this week to celebrate women activists and leaders at the union’s 2019 women’s conference. Under the theme Women to the Front: taking...
More than 200 HEU members and facilitators gathered last week for the union’s in-residence Summer School program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Under the theme...