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Members get ready for bargaining in support service sector
More than 130 members working in housekeeping, dietary services and retail food gathered at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond from March 14 to 16 to take part in HEU...
March 16, 2016
International Women’s Day 2016: Pledge for Parity
Every March 8, HEU joins hands with the global community to celebrate women’s achievements and advocate for women’s social, economic and political equality. International Women’s D...
March 8, 2016
PHSA to transfer all services delivered by Health Shared Services BC to newly established BC Clinical and Support Services Society
About 1,600 HEU members employed by Health Shared Services BC (HSSBC) will be transferring to a newly-established organization – BC Clinical and Support Services Society (BCSSS) –...
March 4, 2016
HEU marks Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness about bullying and harassment – February 24
HEU members have participated in Pink Shirt Day, since its inception nearly a decade ago, by wearing items of pink clothing as part of a national solidarity protest against harassm...
February 23, 2016
Seniors Advocate to launch review of resident aggression in long-term care
HEU is welcoming the first annual monitoring report from the province’s Seniors Advocate, Isobel Mackenzie, which provides comprehensive data on services delivered to seniors betwe...
January 27, 2016
HEU encourages members to participate in a national survey on work and home life balance
As the B.C. health services division of CUPE National, the Hospital Employees’ Union is encouraging members to take part in a new Canadian research survey that will examine the hea...
January 27, 2016
HEU urges Ottawa to put the heart back in health care
HEU secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside and president Victor Elkins joined leaders from public health care organizations, trade unions and other community groups for a sp...
January 21, 2016
HEU welcomes Compass employees at Vancouver Coastal and Providence
Hospital cleaning staff employed by the British multinational Compass Group in the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority and Providence Health Care have voted overwhelmingly to join t...
January 8, 2016
Seasonal closure of HEU offices
The HEU Provincial and Regional offices will be closed during the upcoming holiday season. All of our offices will be closed on December 25, 28, 29, 30 and 31, 2015 and January 1,...
December 24, 2015
Holiday message from HEU
On behalf of the HEU Provincial Executive, we’d like to thank each and every one of you for your dedication and hard work in providing quality health care services to British Colum...
December 22, 2015