Newsletters for 2019

Delegates from seniors’ care facilities across B.C. gathered May 29 to 31 for HEU’s third Independent Bargaining Conference for Seniors’ Care, under the banner “Quality Jobs for...
The month of June officially kicks off Pride festivities across the country. Canadians will be waving rainbow flags from coast-to-coast in a show of solidarity with the LGBTQ+...
Every worker should be able to return home, at the end of the shift, healthy and safe. But the most recent statistics from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada...
B.C.’s labour minister Harry Bains has announced that care aides and community health workers (who are registered with the BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker Registry and...
On April 10 – International Day of Pink – HEU members are encouraged to wear an item of pink clothing as a symbol that we can each play a critical role in ending harassment and...
More than 160 HEU delegates and guests joined together in Vancouver this week for the union’s 2019 equity conference under the theme Making Space: Building a diverse, inclusive and...
On March 21, 1960, an atrocity sparked outrage around the world. Sixty-nine peaceful Black demonstrators were murdered by South African police. Out of this tragedy, the...
It’s March. It’s a time to honour and appreciate the invaluable contribution Community Social Services workers make to the lives of individuals, families and their communities in...
On International Women’s Day (IWD), the words of feminist, politician and educator Rosemary Brown are especially inspiring. Brown was the first Black woman to be elected to a...
Gossiping. Name-calling. Yelling. Belittling. Isolating. These are all forms of workplace bullying. And no work site is immune to it. In health care – whether it’s between...
The 49,000-member Hospital Employees’ Union is committed to the application of social justice principles in our workplaces and communities, and stands strongly opposed to the...