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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
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
Safe work, stable and secure workplaces feature in tentative facilities agreement
The Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) has reached a tentative settlement with health employers that will restore contracting-out protections and focus resources on making...
December 3, 2018
Employers need to pick up pace in FBA talks, say unions
The FBA bargaining committee is back at the table and Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) chief negotiator and HEU secretary-business manager Jennifer Whiteside reports that...
November 20, 2018
Facilities bargaining committee returns to table for sixth week of negotiations
The 10-union Facilities Bargaining Association (FBA) and the Health Employers Association of BC (HEABC) headed back to the table today for a sixth week of negotiations. The two...
October 23, 2018
Facilities Bargaining Association
Facilities members set key themes and priorities for next round of bargaining
More than 200 delegates gathered from across the province this week for HEU’s 21st Facilities Bargaining Conference to debate and vote on demands – submitted by locals, equity...
May 25, 2018
Health care workers ratify collective agreement in province-wide vote
Health care workers have ratified a new five-year collective agreement by a vote of 64.6 per cent. The agreement between the 11-union Facilities Bargaining Association and...
June 24, 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 care workers send clear message with 96 per cent strike mandate
B.C. health care workers have delivered an overwhelming strike mandate to back their negotiating team’s bid to secure a fair and respectful collective agreement with health...
May 1, 2014