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Hospital and long-term care workers vote to ratify three-year collective agreement
[BURNABY, B.C.] – Nearly 44,000 health care workers represented by the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) have a new collective agreement that includes important...
February 11, 2019
Contracting-out protections restored, health and safety protections strengthened in ‘no concessions’ agreement
The HEU Provincial Executive has reviewed the tentative agreement for members in the facilities subsector and is recommending members vote “yes” in ratification votes that are...
December 14, 2018
Tentative agreement reached for 44,000 hospital and long-term care workers
[RICHMOND, B.C.] – The multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) representing nearly 44,000 hospital and long-term care workers has reached a tentative three-year...
December 3, 2018
Unions advance health and safety, workplace representation, diversity and inclusion issues in facilities subsector negotiations
After two weeks of bargaining between the 44,000-member Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC), FBA lead negotiator and HEU...
September 21, 2018
Facilities subsector contract talks to kick off in September
Negotiations for a new collective agreement – covering 44,000 workers in British Columbia’s health care system – are set to begin on September 11 between the multi-union Facilities...
August 30, 2018
Facilities Bargaining Association
Enhanced Disability Management Program for members in facilities subsector expands to include affiliates
The Enhanced Disability Management Program (EDMP), jointly negotiated by the Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC), is in the...
July 23, 2015
Facilities ratification vote results to be announced Tuesday
Ratification votes on the 2014-2019 tentative agreement for HEU members in the Facilities subsector wrapped up on Friday, June 20. Ratification votes for some other Facilities...
June 21, 2014
Tentative agreement limits contracting out, while protecting benefits and restoring vacation days
A tentative agreement has been reached between the multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) that covers 47,000 health...
May 15, 2014
Tentative agreement reached for 47,000 health workers
The multi-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) representing 47,000 health care workers has reached a tentative settlement with B.C.’s health employers. The five-year...
May 15, 2014
Health talks resume Thursday
Negotiations for a new collective agreement covering 47,000 health care workers will resume Thursday with the assistance of mediator Vince Ready. Last week, the 11-union Facilities...
May 5, 2014