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Newsletters for 2018
Province takes action to raise minimum wage, review Labour Code
The B.C.’s government’s January 8 announcement about its plans to raise the minimum wage to $15.20 an hour was welcomed by the Hospital Employees’ Union (HEU) and other advocates f...
February 9, 2018
B.C. working families to get better access to prescription medication
The B.C. Ministry of Health announced today it will make prescription medicines more affordable for low-income, working families, by reducing or eliminating PharmaCare deductibles....
February 9, 2018
HEU’s public sector bargaining preparations now underway
Recently, a special mailing was sent to HEU locals in the facilities and community social services sectors with a call to submit bargaining demands and delegate credentials to atte...
February 8, 2018
Community Social Services members to receive 2.5% Classification Anomaly and Compensation Comparability
Community Social Services Employers’ Association and Community Social Services Bargaining Association have agreed on the distribution of the April 1, 2018 Comparability and Classif...
February 6, 2018
De Aguayo appointed chair of the Labour Relations Board
HEU congratulates Jacquie de Aguayo on her appointment as the new chair of the B.C. Labour Relations Board (LRB) and Employment Standards Tribunal (EST). de Aguayo De Aguayo is a f...
February 5, 2018
HEU/CUPE celebrates Black History month
Every February, HEU/CUPE celebrates Black History month (also known as African Heritage month) when we pause to reflect on the efforts of the many union activists and community org...
February 1, 2018
HEU launches public sector bargaining tour on February 1
In preparation for public sector bargaining – covering more than 40,000 HEU members in the facilities, community health and community social services sectors – HEU is launching a p...
January 30, 2018
Vancouver Coastal temporarily suspends controversial attendance program
The Vancouver Coastal Health Authority’s recent decision to put its Attendance & Wellness Promotion (AWP) program “on hold” is welcome news to all those who have strongly opposed t...
January 25, 2018