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Update on comparability increases for HEU community health workers
In the last round of bargaining, the Community Bargaining Association (CBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) negotiated a “comparability increase” for certain cla...
July 15, 2016
HEU supports Canada's postal workers
On Tuesday, Canada Post issued 72-hour lockout notice to 50,000 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). A lockout could threaten mail service across Canada as early...
July 6, 2016
HEU convention delegate credentials, resolutions and constitutional amendments deadline fast approaching – August 2
HEU’s 30 th Biennial Convention – Member voices. Union power. United for action – will be taking place at Vancouver’s Hyatt Regency Hotel from October 30 to November 4, and critica...
June 30, 2016
CPP expansion is welcome news to all Canadian workers
CUPE NATIONAL – The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is welcoming an agreement by the federal, provincial and territorial governments for a modest expansion of the Canada...
June 21, 2016
HEU recognizes First Nations members on National Aboriginal Day – June 21
June 21 marks the 20th year Canadians have officially come together to celebrate the unique heritage, traditions and contributions First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples bring to o...
June 21, 2016
Park Place engaged in unfair labour practice says arbitrator
A B.C. arbitrator has found Park Place Seniors Living guilty of committing an unfair labour practice when it decided to contract out the entire workforce at New Horizons Care Centr...
June 14, 2016
HEU summer school inspires and energizes local union activists
About 200 HEU activists gathered at the University of British Columbia last week for the union’s in-residence summer school program.
June 6, 2016
HEU offers support to victims of Fort McMurray wildfire
The Hospital Employees’ Union is offering its support and solidarity to those impacted by the devastating wildfires in the Fort McMurray region of Alberta. The scale of the evacuat...
May 17, 2016
HEU recognizes International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia & Biphobia – May 17
Since 2005, HEU’s Pink Triangle Standing Committee has recognized the International Day Against Homophobia – May 17 – as part of its member and community outreach. May 17 is an opp...
May 17, 2016
Honouring nurses during National Nursing Week
Nurses are a critical part of the patient care team. In honour of National Nursing Week, we salute all HEU nurses for the dedicated professionalism and extraordinary caring they br...
May 6, 2016