HEU wins diversity in the workplace award
Hospital Employees’ Union has won a cultural diversity in the workplace award
in the not-for-profit sector at the DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society’s
15th annual banquet and ceremony in Surrey
on April 13.
HEU president Ken Robinson
accepted the award that recognizes the union’s long-standing commitment to
promoting diversity and equality.
“This night is about celebrating forward-thinking leaders,”
said Robinson. “This award belongs to our HEU
leaders of the past; leaders who enshrined ethnic diversity rights in our
“This has ensured the continued strength of our union in
today’s ever-changing world. And our current HEU
leadership continues that commitment to our members and our staff on a daily
The evening included opening remarks from Surrey Mayor
Dianne Watts, emcee Penny Priddy, keynote speaker
Sophie Lui of Global TV, and entertainment by EnKarma.
Several municipal, provincial and federal politicians were also
The Surrey-based society sponsors the annual Cultural DIVERSEcity Awards for Business to recognize organizations and businesses that “embrace the values of cultural diversity in the workplace.”
For more information visit their website <www.dcrs.ca>.